Lodgepole Campground - Gunnison RD

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

Lodgepole Campground is a great place for anglers to enjoy the waters of the Taylor River. It is located in the Taylor Canyon, which supports a variety of outdoor activities. Campers can enjoy rafting with a number of outfitters from Gunnison, CO. Rock climbing is also popular in the canyon. The Fossil Ridge Wilderness Area lies one mile south of the campsite. Access to this natural area can be gained at the Summerville or South Lottis Trailheads. There are 16 campsites.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Hand-pump.
Reservations: Reservations Accepted (link below)
Fees $16.00 per night per camping unit; $4.00 per day for day use/picnic use in a campsite; $6.00 per firewood bundle; $5.00 per bag of trash (for non-registered guests)
Open Season: May - September
Usage: Heavy
Restrictions: ATV's use not authorized in campground.
Closest Towns: Almont, CO
Water: Potable Water
Restroom: UNKNOWN Toilet
Operated By: Concessionaire - Recreation Resource Management of America, Inc. Arizona Corporate Office 1-928-537-8888

General Information

Directions:

Drive east on County Road 742 (Taylor Canyon Road) for 14 miles.


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Fire Information
Reservation Info This site can be reserved by calling Toll Free 1-877-444-6777 (International 518-885-3639 or TDD 877-833-6777) or on-line at http://www.recreation.gov
No. of Sites 16 single site(s)
No. of Accessible sites 10 of 16
Reservation required?: Y
Hours of Operation:
Rental info:

RV Camping

Hookup - WaterNo
Reservation Info This site can be reserved by calling Toll Free 1-877-444-6777 (International 518-885-3639 or TDD 877-833-6777) or on-line at http://www.recreation.gov
Dump StationsNo
Hookups - ElectricNo
Pavement Type for ParkingNo
Hookup - SewerNo
Reservation required?: Y
Fire Danger Level: Moderate
Areas & Activities

Location

 
  Latitude : 
38.76159061
  Longitude : 
-106.6617547
  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!