Car Camping/Overnight Parking in Golden

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LawHous · May 11, 2016 · Colorado Springs, CO · Joined Jul 2012 · Points: 100
Hey all,

I've got a WFR recert in Golden this weekend. I live in the Springs so it'd be a rough commute for three days. I was hoping to park my car somewhere for a couple nights (Friday and Saturday night to be specific) where I won't be harassed and can sleep semi soundly. Thanks for the beta!!

Andrewww · May 11, 2016 · Concord, NH · Joined Mar 2014 · Points: 110
Looks like there is a Walmart right in the area, can always park overnight in their lot.

simplyput · May 11, 2016 · Unknown Hometown · Joined Nov 2013 · Points: 0
We found some cutty BLM land somewhere west of Golden, but it wasn't easy. I'd go for Walmart/stealth sleep poacher style if I were you.

Kevin Nicastro · May 11, 2016 · Denver, Co · Joined Aug 2011 · Points: 10
I slept a summer in the dinosaur lots on i70 (in my truck). No problems. If you're not into that Feel free to sleep in your car in my driveway in Denver. 20 minutes to Golden.

Kirsten KDog · May 12, 2016 · Unknown Hometown · Joined Jun 2010 · Points: 0
2 decent spots:
Clear Creek RV Park. It's right along the river in central Golden, within walking distance to Washington St. Nothing fancy, but it'd work!

Or Bear Creek Lake Park campground. Right off c470 and Morrison. 10 minute drive to downtown Golden.

Hope this helps!

Jon Banks · May 12, 2016 · Denver, CO · Joined Nov 2013 · Points: 90
If you don't mind a mile walk, you can camp for free in White Ranch Open Space

Dan Cooksey · May 14, 2016 · Colorado Springs · Joined Jan 2014 · Points: 15
Clear Creek RV Park only allows legit RVs. I tried camping in my car at a friends spot who lives there, and they asked us to leave the next day. They weren't dicks, just the rules.

Guideline #1: Don't be a jerk.

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