Ah, the great outdoors. A place where you can get away from it all, commune with nature, and adventure into the wide-open spaces to recharge your batteries. If you're a cannabis consumer and fan of the 420 lifestyles, chances are you're in search of lodging accommodations that support your healthy habit and want to know where to begin.
First off, camping and outdoorsmanship in Colorado go hand in hand. There's nothing more satisfying than spending a weekend or a few nights in areas that keep you close to Mother Nature. Take your vacation a step further and seek out campgrounds, cabins, and RV parks that welcome the cannabis community and want to embrace every aspect of the benefits weed has to offer.
The 9 Most Marijuana-Friendly Outdoor Stays in Colorado
The booming marijuana industry has undoubtedly helped tourism in 420-friendly Colorado. Yet, most visitors who desire an exciting Rocky Mountain experience had traveled to the Centennial State long before the legalization began in 2012. Colorado is a mecca for outdoor enthusiasts. Whether summertime lake adventures, wintertime ski slope fun, or simply wanting to breathe in some excellent clean air, nothing beats the beauty of this Gateway to the Rockies.
Not only is Colorado a stunning mountainous state in the western region of the country, but it also boasts a rich history and is a lively place to visit. As a weed user and fan, taking a trip to this "Switzerland of America" became more satisfying with the emerging 420-friendly cabins, RV parks, and campgrounds. Let's explore these top-rated accommodations and give you a taste of what's out there and the amenities you'll find.
The motto here is offering a rustic getaway with lots of perks. Skol Ranch is a pure glamping experience, a place that screams of alternative overnight stays and believes cannabis needs to be part of it. The owners converted their shed into something you have to see to believe.
Listed at $99 per night, your Skol Ranch hosts want you to relax and enjoy their 20 acres nestled near the Pikes Peak mountains, with a complete 420-friendly vibe.
Welcome to a place where you come for the mountains and stay for the hospitality. Tucked away in the Big Thompson Canyon near the quintessential town of Estes Park, Rustic River Cabins offers the following:
You'll feel like you're in the middle of an early 20th century western novel. Furthermore, if for you cannabis consumers, this vacation rental is supportive of your smoke and toke, so long as you keep it outside. Colorado laws continue not legally to permit any marijuana usage on indoor public properties.
The beauty of this adventure near Rocky Mountain National Park is you'll also get high with the almost 7,600 ft. altitude. When you're ready to relax and take a much-needed break from the hustle and bustle of city life, Rustic River Cabins is a must for your 420 cabins of Colorado experience.
As someone who lived in Boulder for ten years in the late 90s to late 2000s, I can attest to how this college mountain town embraces the 420 lifestyles. I remember when cannabis got legalized, and every person within a 10-mile radius would gather at the CU-Boulder stadium on April 20 at 4:20 p.m. and light up, laugh, feel free, and celebrate. It was a signature time, sure, which makes sense that Boulder would accommodate the adventurous type with the A-Lodge.
Located a few miles near Fourmile Canyon in the savvy town of Boulder, Adventure Lodge is an updated version of your favorite old living room. These folks host travelers from all over who might want to partake in the following:
But wait, there's an Adventure Lodge in Lyons, Colorado as well. Their brand new location is steps away from Rocky Mountain National Park and can charm the pants off you with their signature small-town style. Considered an off-the-beaten-path experience, Adventure Lodge provides the 420 crowds with everything you need and then some. It is the most hospitable climate any weed-friendly person wants to be around, with access and adventure to whatever activity makes your heart and lungs sing.
The good people at Canyonside in Bellevue, Colorado, are taking reservations for their cabins, RV sites, and campsites as we speak. The amenities within each category are immense, not to mention the numerous activities nearby that are completely 420-friendly. Canyonside Campground offers:
Each cabin has a theme, and all are nestled into the mountains. The nearby activities are endless, so prepare yourself to light up in a whitewater raft, fishing by the lake in Fort Collins, hiking everywhere your heart desires, and concerts that are always ongoing during the summer months in Bellevue and Fort Collins. Call for reservations at (970) 881-3481.
The name practically says it all for this location on a historic ranch in the stunning Blanco Basin valley. Enjoy the San Juan Wilderness area, which buts upright to the famous Continental Divide. Traveling to Pagosa Springs, Colorado, is one of those 420-friendly trips that you'll never forget. Not only will you enjoy all the cannabis freedoms this region has to offer, but the variety of experiences on your vacation are also beyond spectacular.
In keeping in line with the Wilderness Bud & Breakfast uniqueness, they offer:
One thing to note: You can consume cannabis IN the teepees and throughout the campgrounds here, so that's a big bonus for you 420 activists. Give them a call at (970) 946-2644.
This is a 420-friendly hostel for weary travelers wanting to relax and partake in the Mesa Verde National Park. Originally a reclaimed children's church camp called Camp Christa, where churches from all over southwest Colorado would bring their kids to camp for a week-long stay, the now Camp Kush opened in 2018 as a weed-friendly environment for kids and adults to love. Although they don't provide marijuana for their guests, Camp Kush does allow a legal and private space for the 21+-year-olds to blaze up and get that euphoric experience.
Located in the Great Sage Plain at the edge of the Colorado Plateau--a mere five miles southeast of Cortez--Camp Kush has:
Listed at $99 per night, your Skol Ranch hostsYou won't want to miss out on this 420-friendly welcoming environment, as these folks have done it upright. Contact Camp Kush in the 4 Corners at (970) 564-0420. want you to relax and enjoy their 20 acres nestled near the Pikes Peak mountains, with a complete 420-friendly vibe.
Billed as a 'sanctuary for the soul,' this hot springs spa offers some of the most fantastic 420-friendly experiences.
In addition to the healthy and refreshing environment, Joyful Journey welcomes the cannabis crowd. At 7,700 feet of altitude in the San Luis Valley of south-central Colorado, it's no wonder this has become a spiritual mecca as well. The vortex of Crestone is only 30 minutes away, with amazing views of the 14,000-foot peaks of the Sangre de Cristo Wilderness area to the east, and the town of Salida is 30 miles northward. Book your beautiful accommodations at (719) 256-4328.
Another excellent location that highly delights the 420-friendly crowd. Situated in Fort Garland, Colorado, Fort 420 offers cannabis camping at its finest. Check out these perks:
If you like good people and wild horses and elk, you'll fit right in. It's a tranquil stay with a touch of legendary status attached to it. There's a weed master called the Wiz who can share his life experiences in the cannabis industry, as well as steer you in the right direction for reaping the overall well-being rewards this campground has to offer.
Bring your tent, lay back, have a weed edible or two, and smile that you've just found nirvana near a plethora of wilderness peaks. Secure your spot at (719) 480-8014.
There is loads of history at this location in the San Luis Valley, where the Conquistadors discovered gold here, and the nearby mining towns and wide-open spaces have plenty to remember and talk about. Wizards 420 Campgrounds are near the Great Sand Dunes National Park, with five 14er's surrounding the area. Campsites book up fast, especially amongst the cannabis crowd, so you'll want to call ahead and reserve your spot.
Besides hiking, mountain biking, exploring and climbing some peaks (if your lung capacity is up to it), Wizards 420 camp is pretty barebones with amenities. But they do offer:
Bring your tent, bring all your fire starter gear for the fire pits, let the Coleman stove tag along, and wear layers of warm clothing if you plan to camp in the wintertime. Temperatures dip well into the teens, and no amount of weed will keep your body satisfyingly toasty. What Wizards 420 Friendly Camp doesn't offer are:
Timothy is your host, and you can get in touch with him by sending him a message here
There are numerous cabins, RV Parks, and campgrounds available to the 420 friendly tourists. Since Colorado is a mecca for this outdoor activity, plan your lodging and accommodations accordingly and always clarify with your hosts what the marijuana consumption rules are for the area. While it continues to be a rarity for hosts to allow weed-smoking indoors, you'd rather be outside anyways in this most peaceful, scenic, and tempting state that is Colorado.