Published on TheDyrt.com, February 7, 2019
Public lands in Colorado make up 43% of the state’s total area. Each different designation carries with it slightly different stipulations about camping and use, which open up numerous camping possibilities, but the penalty for not knowing the rules can be steep. At best, you have an uncomfortable run in with a Ranger, and at worst, you end up with a hefty fine!
Below is a rundown of the rules and regulations for all the major land-use designations in Colorado, where to camp and what you can do. Here at The Dyrt, we encourage all of our users to practice Leave No Trace principles wherever they camp, regardless of regulations. Use this to use guide when decide where and how to camp on all major types of public land in Colorado….