Gold Creek Campground - Gunnison RD

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

This campground provides access to hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, fishing and four-wheel driving. The site lies next to the southeastern boundary of the Fossil Ridge Wilderness Area. This natural area is a haven for hikers, backpackers and equestrians. (No mechanized or motorized vehicles are permitted within its boundaries.) Several alpine lakes lie near the campground and allow anglers to fish in the natural beauty of the Rocky Mountain highlands. The landscape is spruce/fir and aspen trees. 6 campsites.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: No fees - no services. No water. Donations accepted. Single toilet.
Fees This is a Forest Service operated campground financed by donations.
Open Season: Late May - Mid October
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Ohio City, CO
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet (1)
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information

Directions: Drive north on Forest Road 771 for 7 miles.

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Activities


Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

Reservation InfoNot reservable
No. of Sites6 single site(s)
No. of Accessible sitesNone

Hunting

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OHV Riding & Camping

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Fire Danger Level: Moderate
Areas & Activities

Location

 
  Latitude : 
38.6550112
  Longitude : 
-106.5744758
  Elevation : 
10000
 
log cabin with red roof in meadow surrounded by aspens in leafing out in early spring

Silesca Ranger Station- one of several cabins you can reserve on our forest.


tent in woods

Just about all the shelter you need for a night in the backcountry!


fire in ring with RV in background

RV camping with many of the comforts of home!