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Colorado - The Centennial State
Top 5 US States for Camping

RV camping near a mountain lake in Southwest Colorado.

Photo: Denise Chambers/ Weaver Multimedia Group / Colorado Tourism Office

Colorado's natural beauty, rugged mountains and breathtaking landscape make it a top camping and outdoor destination in the United States. On a camping road trip through Colorado you will discover mountains, lakes and streams, wildflowers, forests, and sand dunes, and rich red rock formations.

There are four national parks -- Rocky Mountain, Great Sand Dunes, Mesa Verde, and Gunnison -- and 42 state parks in Colorado, which means there is no shortage of camping areas. There are also five national monuments and 25 scenic and historic byways.

Colorado is known for its 54 mountain peaks taller than 14,000 feet, so if you are looking for mountain adventure, Colorado is a top camping destination for you.

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