Quartz Campground - Gunnison RD


Area Status: Open

Quartz Campground lies west of the Sawatch Mountain Range in the southern part of the mineral belt that extends north to Leadville, CO. It is a popular area for four-wheel driving. Most of the roads, that are used for recreation today, were created by mine owners over 100 years ago. Quartz Campground lies on Cumberland Pass Road, which is improved dirt and usually passable by two-wheel drive vehicles. There are 10 campsites.

At a Glance

Reservations: No Reservations. First-Come, First-Serve Camping.
Fees: $10 per night per camping unit; $4 per day for day use/picnic use in a campsite; $10 per firewood bundle.
Open Season: June 5 - Sept. 29
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Pitkin, CO
Water: No water
Restroom: Vault Toilet (1)
Operated By: Concessionaire
Information Center:  Campers are required to store food and other items in a hard sided vehicle or camping unit constructed of solid non-pliable material. Click here for more information.

General Information

Directions: Drive east on Forest Road #765 (Cumberland Pass Road) for 4 miles.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Activities

Campground Camping

No. of Sites 10 single site(s)
Reservation Info Not reservable
No. of Accessible sites None

OHV Road Riding

OHV Trail Riding

Picnicking

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities

Location

 
  Latitude : 
38.63761782

  Longitude : 
-106.4689944

  Elevation : 
9800