The Missile Silo Campground is located west of Greeley just north of the Highway 34 business bypass. Owned and operated by Weld County, this small campground is located on a knoll near an old Altas missile silo. A gravel road forms a long loop around a grassy area. Campsites are clustered around 12 picnic tables (6 have shelters) but are not well-defined. Each table has a standup grill beside it. A building housing restrooms with flush toilets and sinks is located between the loop and the old missile complex. There are no electrical hookups. Shade is provided by shelters over six of the picnic tables and a few trees. A fire pit is located near the north end of the loop. A playground is available for the kids.
There is room for 20 to 30 RVs as well as tents. It is a great spot for small groups as you can park as many rigs as will fit in the center of the south end of the loop. The views of the Front Range and surrounding cities are quite spectacular, especially at night. Although it can be windy at times, Missile Silo Campground offers a quiet, relaxing camping experience. Reservations are not accepted. Open May 1 to October 1.
|30 sites||Dump Station|
|Drinking water||Disabled facilities|
|Restrooms with flush toilets||Elevation: 4,961 feet|
Contact: Missile Silo Park
10611 Spur 257
Greeley, CO 80634
Take Highway 34 east from I25 to the Greeley business bypass (5.8 miles). Take the bypass for about 2.2 miles and turn left onto CO 257 spur road. This is a short distance past the stop light near the Promontory business park. There is a sign on the right side of the highway pointing to the turn. Travel about .5 miles and turn right just past a cattle operation. The campground is at the end of the road.
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