Soap Creek Corral / Coal Mesa Horse Camp


Dispersed camping is available at the horse corrals located adjacent to the Soap Creek Campground. This campground provides access to the southern trails of the West Elk Wilderness.

At a Glance

Fees No fee
Open Season: May
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Gunnison, CO
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet (1)
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information

Directions: Take U.S. Highway 50 to Colorado State Highway 92. Turn right on to Highway 92 travel 1 miles to County Road 721 (also called Forest Road #721). Turn right on Forest Road #721 and drive 7.25 miles to Forest Road #824. Turn right on to Forest Road #824 and travel 0.5 miles.


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