Lottis Creek Campground - Gunnison RD

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

Group camping is available here. Lottis Creek Campground is a good site for anglers, hikers and four-wheel drive enthusiasts. The campground is located on the shores of Lottis Creek and close to the Taylor River. Two miles to the south visitors will find access to the Fossil Ridge Wilderness Area. Hikers and equestrians can enjoy the trails of this pristine natural area. No mechanized or motorized vehicles are permitted in any Wilderness Area. To the east of Lottis Creek Campground four-wheel drivers will find a plethora of roads to explore. Cumberland Pass Road provides access to most of these trails. There are 27 campsites.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Treated water.  Water system was winterized 09/29/2015.
Reservations: Reservations can be made at www.recreation.gov or by calling 1-877-444-6777, TDD 1-877-833-6777
Fees $18.00 per night per camping unit; $6.00 per night electric fee; $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). Reservations for summer 2014 will be available in early March 2014.
Open Season: May - September
Usage: Heavy
Restrictions: ATV's use not authorized in campground.
Closest Towns: Almont, CO
Water: Potable Water
Restroom: Vault Toilet (4)
Operated By: Concessionaire

General Information

Directions: Drive east on County Road 742(Taylor Canyon Road) for 16 miles.

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Campground Camping

Reservation InfoNot reservable
No. of Sites26 single site(s), 1 20-50 people group site(s)
No. of Accessible sitesNone

RV Camping

Hookup - WaterNo
Reservation InfoNot reservable
Dump StationsNo
Hookups - ElectricNo
Pavement Type for ParkingNo
Hookup - SewerNo

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Fire Danger Level: Moderate
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