Granite Tent Campground - Gunnison RD


Area Status: Open

Tent camping only. The site is located at the lower end of Taylor Canyon and provides easy access to fishing, rafting and rock climbing. Landscape includes spruce trees adjacent to the Taylor River. 6 tent sites.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: No water.
Reservations: No Reservations. First-Come, First-Serve Camping.
Fees: $12 per night per camping unit; $4 per day for day use/picnic use in a campsite; $10 per firewood bundle.
Open Season: June 8 - Sept. 29
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Off-Highway Vehicles use is not allowed in the campground.
Closest Towns: Almont, CO
Water: No
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 County Road 742 (Taylor Canyon Road) for 7.5 miles.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Activities

Campground Camping

Tent camping only with limited parking

No. of Sites 6 single site(s)
Reservation Info Not reservable
No. of Accessible sites None

Rock Climbing

Harmels rock climbing located directly accross the road

Picnicking

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities

Location

 
  Latitude : 
38.72589947

  Longitude : 
-106.7687489

  Elevation : 
8600

 

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!