Peaceful Valley Campground is situated in a glacial valley, on the banks of the Middle Saint Vrain Creek at an elevation of 8,500 feet in northern Colorado. The campground has some conifer trees with open grassy areas.
The Middle Saint Vrain Creek is a good fly-fishing stream where anglers cast for rainbow, brown and cutthroat trout.
Many trails in the vicinity are open to hiking and biking, including Sourdough and Buchanan Pass Trails. Mountain biking is allowed on the first five miles of Buchanan Pass Trail.
The Bunce School Roads are popular among off-road enthusiasts.
There are 17 sites in the campground. Nine are suitable for RV camping and eight are more suitable for tents. Each site has a picnic table, fire ring and grill. The maximum vehicle length that can be accommodated is 45 feet, although no utility hookups are available. There is a maximum of eight people per site; site #17 is oversized and will accommodate ten people. The roads in the campground are paved. There is one hand pump with potable water, trash dumpsters, vault toilets and firewood is for sale.
The campground is situated on the banks of the Middle Saint Vrain Creek in the mostly flat, glacial Peaceful Valley. A mixed conifer and aspen forest covers the area.
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