FAQs

No. The beds are comfortable pillow top mattresses with mattress covers, guests are required to bring their own linens and pillow. Sleeping bags to lay on the bed are a popular choice for guests who have enjoyed the cottages.

Check-In:
1:00 PM (or later) All River-Bottom sites must check in at the main office.
Checkout:
11:00 AM

10:00 PM – 8:00 AM. Please be considerate of your fellow campers. The music you enjoy and find tasteful may not be your neighbor’s favorite. Please keep the radio, stereo, TV, etc. volume low.

A cancellation fee of $10 shall apply to all cancellations not made within two weeks of reservation date. Cancellations made within 4 days of the arrival date will be charged the first night stay. Early departures may be made, but there are NO REFUNDS.

Site rent is paid in advance. Rates apply to 4 people, 1 RV and/or 1 vehicle. There is an extra charge for additional vehicles and people. All visitors must register at the office and are asked to leave the grounds by 10:00 PM.

You may bring your own above ground fire pit for use as allowed by any applicable fire restrictions/regulations in place at the time of your stay. Permanent fire pits are only available in the River Bottom Tent Sites, and are not provided by Palisade Basecamp at any other site. Fees for damage to grass and landscaping resulting from fires or personal fire pits may be assessed.

Yes. Picnic tables are available at all campsites, although some sites, including group tent and cottages, may share a table.

You are responsible for your site’s cleanliness. All trash, debris, and cigarette butts need to be picked up, bagged and disposed of in the dumpsters.

No fireworks, disorderly conduct, or other methods of inhibiting the good times of others. Any person who defaces, injures, or destroys resort property or equipment or whose children, pets or guests do so, will be held liable for the full cost of damages.

Please be courteous and bag all trash and dispose of it in the dumpsters.

Pets are welcome at the resort as long as each pet is accompanied by a 6ft leash and an owner. Please do not leave your pet outside unattended. Use the designated pet park and please pick up after them. Pets are not allowed in any public buildings, pool or play area. Some folks like a quiet, peaceful environment so please keep your pets quiet.

**All cabins and cottages do not allow pets.

Parents are responsible for their children at all times. Children under 14 years old must have a parent accompanying them at all times. All children must be on their sites by 10:00 PM.

No smoking (of any kind) inside ANY public building or within 25 feet of any building.

All campsites provide electricity at 20, 30, or 50 amp options so generators are prohibited except with written permission from Basecamp management for unique circumstances.

A secure sewer connection is required at both ends of your sewer line by Colorado State Law.

Do not wash any dishes, utensils, or cookware in the bathroom sinks, showers, laundry room sink, or in the pool.

Palisade Basecamp welcomes and supports all law-abiding firearm owners and the possession of firearms in accordance with local, State and Federal law. Laws regarding firearms shall be strictly enforced at all times.

Be considerate of your fellow campers. Please stay on the roads and pathways, and do not walk through other sites. Do not park your vehicles, bikes or ATV’s on a vacant site.

Tent sites have electric hookups ONLY. Community water and Wi-Fi is available.

Linens and pillows are not provided, so please be prepared to bring your own. All cabins and cottages are non-smoking and pets are not allowed. All BBQ’ing must be done outside the cabins and cottages.

Our Country Home Suites are fully furnished. Make yourself at home, but please clean up after yourself. Run the dishwasher before you leave. All Country Home Suites are non-smoking and pets are not allowed.

You are in Bear Country! Please do not leave trash around your site and be sure to take your trash to the dumpsters DAILY. Please do not feed the wildlife.

Guests can bring their own firewood or purchase a bundle from the Basecamp Store. Gathering wood or cutting trees (including branches) is NOT permitted in the campground or on surrounding property. Please do not damage the surrounding trees or shrubbery.

ishing in the Colorado River at Palisade Basecamp (or any of the nearby lakes, rivers, streams) is regulated by the State of Colorado Parks and Wildlife Division and requires a license.  Hunters who wish to make us their Basecamp during the fall/winter hunting seasons are welcome, but written permission is required prior to any hunting on Basecamp property or access to the Colorado River for purposes of hunting.

Facilities are open 24 hours. In order to supply an adequate amount of hot water for the showers, some of our washers run on cold water. Management is not responsible for loss or theft of guest property that is left unattended, or damage caused to your property by our machines.

Our Boulder Playground is open during daylight hours only and there is no attendant. Parents must be present at the playground while their children play and parents assume all risk.

Pool hours are 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM. Children under 14 MUST be accompanied by an adult. Complete set of pool rules and regulations are available at the office.

Guests may access the Colorado River which is adjacent to, but lies beyond, Palisade Basecamp property. There are no lifeguards on duty and the river is changing constantly. All guests accessing the river do so at their own risk and Palisade Basecamp is not responsible for guests who choose leave Basecamp property.

Palisade enjoys an active fruit and wine industry made of private farms. There are ‘U-Pick’ farms who welcome visitors to pick fresh produce so stop by the front office at Basecamp for more information.  Other than the ‘U-Pick’ opportunities, entering orchards or vineyards on private property is strictly prohibited, including the active peach orchard on Basecamp property.  In addition, all guests of Palisade Basecamp release Black Bear Orchards LLC, its employees, and Brian and Rebekah Cox of all liability associated with farming operations conducted on the private fruit orchard west of the Palisade Basecamp main entrance, and any potential impacts those operations might have.

Yes. Our mad scientists are hard at work to discover a cool grass that does not require water, but until they do we use irrigation on every campsite on weeknights (Sun-Thur).  We do our best to keep the irrigation spray limited to the grass areas, but factors such as wind and varying configurations of camper slide outs can result in unintended overspray onto vehicles and campers from time to time.

No. Parking of any motorized vehicles or trailers is only permitted in designated parking areas.