Thankfully, there are a number of ways to build the perfect campfire. You are mainly looking for 3 ingredients: firewood, kindling, and tinder.

All 3 ingredients are easily found throughout Colorado. With so many places to hunt, camp, and fish, once you know how to build the perfect campfire you can spend just about as much time as you want in the great outdoors.

Here's the best part, we will even show you a couple of fire layouts that can help you keep warm regardless if there is snow or rain-soaked ground.

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Building the Perfect Colorado Camp Fire

Before we jump into the photo gallery, let's start by saying that you must be sure that you are allowed to build a campfire in a given area before just assuming it's ok. You should also NEVER build a campfire if you don't have a bucket of water to put the fire out, and to soak down any wood chips or ashes that may be smoldering. Nobody wants to accidentally start a wildfire.

If you do not plan on putting the fire out safely and correctly, you probably have no business even building one. So keep it safe, now let's explore 10 different ways you can build a campfire depending on the conditions and the type of ground you may be on.

10 Ways To Build the Perfect Colorado Campfire

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