Lodgepole Campground - Gunnison RD


Area Status: Closed

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

Reservations: Reservations can be made at www.recreation.gov or by calling 1-877-444-6777, TDD 1-877-833-6777. Some sites are first-come, first-served.
Fees: $18 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: Heavy
Restrictions: OHV use not authorized in campground.
Closest Towns: Almont, CO
Water: Potable Hand Pump
Restroom: UNKNOWN Toilet
Operated By: Concessionaire
Information Center:  Campers are required to store food and other items in a hard sided vehicle or camping unit constructed od solid non-pliable material. Click here for more information.

General Information

Directions:

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


Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Activities

Campground Camping


No. of Sites 16 single site(s)
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
Fire Information
No. of Accessible sites 10 of 16
Reservation required?: Y
Hours of Operation:
Rental info:

RV Camping

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
Pavement Type for Parking No
Hookup - Water No
Hookup - Sewer No
Dump Stations No
Hookups - Electric No
Reservation required?: Y

Recreation Areas

Recreation 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!