Gothic Campground - Gunnison RD

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

The terrain surrounding Gothic Campground is as rugged as it is beautiful. The mountain biking, hiking, motorcycle riding and four-wheel driving can't be beat. This older rustic site lies in a stretch of the Gunnison National Forest that is sandwiched between the Maroon Bells-Snowmass and the Raggeds Wilderness Areas. The area seldom gets crowded so it's worth the extra effort and time it takes to reach the region. The landscape is spruce/fir trees. 4 campsites.

At a Glance

Fees $12.00 per night per camping unit; $4.00 per day for day use/picnic use in a camp site.
Open Season: Mid June - September
Usage: Heavy
Closest Towns: Crested Butte, CO
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet (1)
Operated By: Concessionaire

General Information

Directions: Drive north on County Road 317 /Forest Road 317 for 7 miles passing through town site of Gothic. Continue an additional 2 miles.

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Reservation InfoNot reservable
No. of Sites4 single site(s)
No. of Accessible sitesNone


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Fire Danger Level: Moderate
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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!