Almont Campground - Gunnison RD


Area Status: Open

Almont Campground is located adjacent to Colorado State Highway 135. This campground is in walking distance of the Almont Gorge, where the East River and Taylor River join to form the Gunnison River. Other recreation opportunities from Almont Campground include 4-wheel driving, mountain biking and kayaking. The landscape is mostly aspen and cottonwood trees.

At a Glance

Reservations: No Reservations. First-Come, First-Serve Camping.
Fees: $14 per night per camping unit; $4 per day for day use/picnic use if in a campsite; $10 per firewood bundle.
Open Season: - Sept. 29
Usage: Medium-Heavy
Restrictions: Off-Highway Vehicle use is not allowed in the campground.
Closest Towns: Almont, CO
Water: Potable-Hand pump
Restroom: Vault Toilet (2)
Operated By: Concessionaire
Information Center:  Campers are required to store food and other items in a hard sided vehicle or camping unit contructed of solid non-pliable material. Click here for more information.

General Information

Directions:

To access Almont Campground from Almont, CO drive one mile southwest on State Highway 135.


Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Activities

Campground Camping

No. of Sites 10 single site(s)
Reservation Info Not reservable
No. of Accessible sites None

River and Stream Fishing

World class trout fishing.  East River and Taylor River join to form the Gunnison River

Viewing Wildlife

Bald eagle viewing in late fall

Species Bald Eagle

Viewing Scenery

Picnicking

Boating - Non-Motorized

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities

Location

 
  Latitude : 
38.65376477

  Longitude : 
-106.8580351

  Elevation : 
8,000 feet

 

kayaking in river

Kayaking on the Upper Taylor River