Quartz Campground - Gunnison RD
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|
|Closest Towns:||Pitkin, CO|
|Restroom:||Vault Toilet (1)|
|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 InformationDirections: Drive east on Forest Road #765 (Cumberland Pass Road) for 4 miles.
Map showing recreational areas. Map Information
|No. of Sites||10 single site(s)|
|Reservation Info||Not reservable|
|No. of Accessible sites||None|