Bootleg Campground


Area Status: Open

Please note: no potable water currently available.

This is a tent-camping facility located on the Colorado Trail (1776). A family fire ring with benches are provided. A vault toilet is also located at the site, but only during the peak season.

 

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Check out: 12 pm (noon)
Quiet hours: 10 pm to 6 am
Reservations: This campground is first-come, first-served only.
Fees: $10 fee per site for overnight camping. 
Fees are payable by cash, check or money order. Self-servicing fee tube is available.
Permit Info: Special use permits are required for all commercial activities including outfitting and guiding. For more information, contact the Salida Ranger District at 719-539-3591
Open Season: May 27, 2022 - September 5, 2022
Restrictions: The following restrictions apply to this campground:
  • Maximum 8 persons per site: 2 tents and 2 vehicles.
  • No vehicle access.
  • Dogs must be leashed at all times.
  • No discharge of firearms or fireworks.
  • Only licensed vehicles can operate inside campground.
Closest Towns: Buena Vista, Colorado
Water: No
Restroom: Vault toilet is available only during peak season
Passes:

The Interagency Senior Pass (previously known as the Golden Age Pass) and the Interagency Access Pass qualifies for a 50% discount at concessionaire run campsites. The discount only applies to the fee for the campsite physically occupied by the pass owner, not to any additional campsite(s) occupied by members of the pass owner's party.

Operated By: Rocky Mountain Recreation Company

General Information

Directions:

This is a tent camping facility located on the Colorado Trail.


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Activities

Campground Camping

This is a tent camping facility located on the Colorado Trail. A family fire ring with benches are provided. A vault toilet is also located at the site, but is only open during peak season.

The campground is located on the Colorado Trail (#1776) and is a popular destination for through hikers and backpackers who are hiking the trail from Denver to Durango.

Fees: $9.00 per night

Day Hiking

The campground is located on the Colorado Trail (#1776) and is a popular destination for through hikers and backpackers who are hiking the trail from Denver to Durango.

The trail starts at the Chalk Creek trailhead and travels past Bootleg campground and continues south for about 5 miles to the Browns Creek trailhead.

Difficulty Level: Easy

Backpacking

The campground is located on the Colorado Trail (#1776) and is a popular destination for through hikers and backpackers who are hiking the trail from Denver to Durango.

The trail starts at the Chalk Creek trailhead and travels past Bootleg campground and continues south for about 5 miles to the Browns Creek trailhead.

Difficulty Level: Easy

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Location

 
  Latitude : 
38.71550328

  Longitude : 
-106.196105