Saddlehorn Campground

Saddlehorn Campground

The Saddlehorn Campground location is in Fruita, Colorado
81521. This page provides detailed contact information for this campground location including the campground phone number, office hours, reservation information and driving directions.

If you have any questions about the Saddlehorn Campground facility, or if you need to reserve a campsite, then call the campground listed below.

1750 Rim Rock Drive


Phone number
970-858-3617 EXT. 300


Campground information Fruita, Colorado


Saddlehorn Campground is located within Colorado National Monument which preserves one of the grand landscapes of the American West. Much more than a monument, towering monoliths exist within a vast plateau and canyon panorama. You can experience sheer-walled, red rock canyons along the twists and turns of Rim Rock Drive, where you may spy bighorn sheep and soaring eagles.


Colorado National Monument is famous in cycling communities for its majestic views and challenging climbs, but Historic Rim Rock Drive is also a popular motor tour. Hikers flock to the miles of maintained trails, photographers come year round to capture the spectacular views, and geologists study the unique landscape for its scientific value. Climbers come for the towering sandstone, and wildlife lovers may spot Desert Bighorn sheep, golden eagles, collared lizards, and many other special creatures.


Saddlehorn Campground is located near the Saddlehorn Visitor Center, four miles from the west entrance (near Fruita, Colorado) and nineteen miles from the east entrance (near Grand Junction, Colorado), and is the only established campground within the Monument. There are 79 campsites with three camping loops within the Saddlehorn Campground (Loop’s A, B, and C). From late-March to mid-October, campsites in Loop A and Loop B (both tents and RVs) can be reserved or taken for one-night only, while Loop C is first come first serve (tents and small vehicles). Loop A is open year round and is first come first serve from mid-October to late-March (sites suitable for both tents and RVs). Restrooms have flush toilets and water available during the summer, and each site has a picnic table and charcoal-only grill. There are no electric hookups or showers.

Natural Features

The campground is nestled within large red rock formations, with pinyon and juniper trees providing adequate shade. There are spectacular views of the Grand Valley to the northwest, and some of the park’s most scenic monoliths and canyons to the southeast

Nearby Attractions

The cities of Grand Junction, Fruita, and Palisade boast many urban and agricultural attractions, but there are also abundant recreation areas surrounding the Monument. Among these are McInnis Canyons National Conservation Area, James M. Robb Colorado River State Park, Highline Lake State Park, and many Bureau of Land Management and Forest Service areas.

Frequently Asked Questions About 1750 Rim Rock Drive Fruita, CO

How do I make a reservation with Saddlehorn Campground?

To make reservations at Saddlehorn Campground, you can call the office at 970-858-3617 EXT. 300.

Where is Saddlehorn Campground located?

The Saddlehorn Campground is located at 1750 Rim Rock Drive in Fruita,
. This is the location you will need to go to for camping and information.

Does Saddlehorn Campground have tent or RV camping?

Saddlehorn Campground offers both tent and RV camping, but to confirm you will need to call the office at 970-858-3617 EXT. 300 to make sure things haven’t changed.

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