Year-Round Camping

McNeil Scout Ranch at Peaceful Valley and Tahosa High Adventure Base are both available for off-season participation. Both offer campsites, cabins, and more, that are available for Scouting and non-Scouting organizations to rent. 

Phone: 720.266.2143


Camping Director – Willie Rochester

COVID-19 Guidelines

Currently there are no COVID-19 restrictions at our properties. Campers and Visitors are however encouraged to wear a mask indoors if they are unvaccinated and continue to wash/sanitize hands regularly as well as clean commonly touched surfaces. Cleaning supplies are available upon request during your stay. 

The Denver Area Council will continue to monitor the COVID-19 pandemic and if restrictions or guideline change, they will be posted here. 

 If your business or organization is interested in renting one of the two properties, please contact the Camping Department by either email or phone at 720.266.2143. All non-Scouting organizations are subject to provide certificates of insurance and liability, as well as adhering to all policies and procedures for both the Denver Area Council and the Boy Scouts of America, as well as all local, state, and federal laws.  


McNeil Scout Ranch at Peaceful Valley has 5 lodges (Ft. Vasquez, Ft. Garland, Ft. Laramie, Ft. Collins and Ft. Lupton) that sleep 24 people each. Additionally, the following campsites are available for weekend camping: Creede, Dodge, Ogallala, Raton, Santa Fe, Sedalia, Stillwater, Tombstone, and Wichita. You can find the location for the lodges and campsites on the McNeil Scout Ranch at Peaceful Valley – Cris Dobbins map.


Tahosa High Adventure Base has three lodges (Civitan, Devitt, and Kiwanis), that sleep 18 people each, and seven lakeview cabins that sleep six people each. Lakeview Cabins are not available during Okpik and COPE sessions. The following campsites are available for weekend camping: Apache, Black Hawk, & Kiowa (located in the upper part of camp), and Black Kettle, Cheyenne, Crazy Horse, Navajo, Sioux, and Outpost are (located in the lower meadow). You can find specific locations for the lodges and campsites on the Tahosa High Adventure Base map. 


Did you know McNeil Scout Ranch at Peaceful Valley hosts weddings? Contact us for more information about scheduling a wedding.

Reservations: 720.266.2143 Email

Camping Director – Willie Rochester

Camping Specialist – John Braselton 

year-round features and activities




Merit Badges




Trail Hiking

Hike Preparation - Gear & Packing

Natural Rock Climbing

Paddle Boarding


Archery Range

Mountain Biking

Amphitheater with Fire Rings


Dining Hall



First Aid & Safety Procedures

Flag Ceremonies

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