Pitkin Campground - Gunnison RD

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

The area surrounding Pitkin Campground is popular for four-wheel driving in the Summer and Fall months. Many 4-wheel drive, high-clearance roads exist in this mountainous region. The area north and east of Pitkin was part of the mineral belt that extends into Leadville. Many of the 4-wheel drive roads were created by miners over 100 years ago. Pitkin campground is also used as a winter trailhead for snowmobilers, cross-country skiers and snowshoers. There are 22 campsites.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Some units closed for social distancing.
Reservations: No Reservations. First-Come, First-Serve Camping.
Fees $16.00 per night per camping unit; $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)
Open Season: May
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Pitkin, CO
Water: Potable Hand Pump
Restroom: Vault Toilet (2)
Operated By: Concessionaire
Information Center:  Campers are required to store food items in a hard sided vehicle or camping unit constucted of solid non-pliable material. Click here for more information.

General Information

Directions: Drive east on Forest Road 765 (Cumberland Pass Road) for .5 mile.

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