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Located on the Lake Fork of the Gunnison River. Elevation: 7800' Managed by the BLM.
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Located in a deep, narrow canyon at the extreme south end of the Lake Fork Arm of Blue Mesa Reservoir. Take CO Highway 149 7 miles west of Powderhorn, then 6 miles north on the gravel Blue Mesa Cutoff Road.
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Located on the Lake Fork of the Gunnison River, just off Hwy 149, several miles past the Blue Mesa Cutoff Road (Miller Flats). 20-30 minute drive from Lake City. Elevation: 8000' Managed by the BLM
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A real jewel of a secluded campground overlooking a picturesque valley adjacent to the Uncompahgre Wilderness. Located near the junction of Soldier Creek and Blue Creek with variety of hiking trails exist in the area including Big Blue Trail, Fall Creek Trail, Ridge Stock Driveway Trail and Alpine Trail. Most of these trails lead south into
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There are 15 campsites ranging from 35 to 55 feet in length. There are both dead end spurs and pull throughs. Sits in a meadow on a bench above South Clear Creek. A short trail from campground leads to an overlook of the Clear Creek Canyons and a waterfall. The campground stretches 0.6 miles along a "bench" (a level area) above South Clear Creek
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This campground is located 24.5 miles west of Creede on Forest Road 510. It is completely hidden from FR 510 and has 21 sites with parking spurs, tables and a fire ring in each. 2 vault type toilets are provided and potable drinking water comes from a well. This campground is only open from Memorial Day weekend to Sept. 29.
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The campground elevation is 9,500 feet. This single loop campground has 10 sites, 6 gravel pull throughs and 4 dead end gravel spurs. There is a beautiful waterfall within a few hundred feet that you can hike to easily from the south end of the campground. The campground, just off State Highway 149, is well suited for overnight stays with many
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This small, free campground, located at the head of Road Canyon Reservoir, usually has vacancy when other upriver campgrounds are full. The area is in a fully open meadow, with no trees, and it is not screened from Rio Grande Reservoir Road. It has 6 camping units, each with a parking spur, table, and fire ring. An undeveloped overflow camping
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Thirty Mile Campground is nestled on the banks of the Rio Grande River, just a short mile from the Rio Grande Reservoir. The location is perfect for anyone who loves to spend time in the water, fishing, canoeing/kayaking and swimming. There is an Amphitheater where Campfire programs are periodically presented during the summer and nature trails.
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This isolated campground is located 38.2 miles southwest of Creede on Forest Road 520. There are numerous attractions to tempt the camper. Nearby Trails include: access to the Continental Divide, Lost Trail Creek Trail 821 to Carson City Mining area, West Lost Creek Trail 821 to Cataract Lake (A National Scenic Trail), Heart Lake Trail 823 to
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Located at Lake San Cristobal on County Road 33. Dump station for guests only. Campground hosts on-site. Elevation: 9000'. Owned and managed by Hinsdale County.
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  • Public Campgrounds
Campground is located along the Alpine Loop Scenic Byway and provides access to hiking, fishing, 4-wheel and scenic driving. The Colorado and Continental Divide Trails can be accessed via the Cataract Gulch Trailhead, which is a short drive from the site. The Lake Fork of the Gunnison Rivers runs adjacent to the campground and make it a great place
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Located on CR 30, Cinnamon Pass Road. Elevation: 9500' Managed by the BLM.
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  • Public Campgrounds
This campground is located near Deer Lakes and provides fishing access to them. Most visitors to this campground come for great fishing in a beautiful location. Hikers, backpackers and equestrians will enjoy the trails of the La Garita and Powderhorn Wilderness Areas located southeast and northeast (respectively) of this site. This high elevation
Hidden Valley Tent Campground is a primitive tent camping only area. The site is located between the Powderhorn and La Garita Wilderness areas. This tent camping site is great for folks interested in hiking and backpacking. It offers access to extensive trail systems within both wilderness and general forest areas. The landscape is in a narrow
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Spruce Campground, located on Cebolla Creek, lies between the Powderhorn and La Garita Wilderness areas. This area is popular with hikers, backpackers and anglers. Several miles of trail exist in both wilderness areas. There are 9 campsites.
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Located 6.5 miles from Pwderhorn on FS Road 788 (CR 50). Sites of short length. Elevation: 8355'. Managed by BLM
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Lake City/Hinsdale County Visitor Center
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