Hansons Mill dispersed camping

Area Status: Open
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Elevation: 10,800' This small, isolated dispersed (HORSE FRIENDLY) campground is located 16.8 miles east of Creede on Forest Road 600. Campers will find this to be a good vantage point for viewing vistas of distant mountains. There are 3 camping units at this site with picnic tables and fire rings. There is a vault-type toilet, but no water or refuse receptacles. A small stream can provide emergency drinking water only if it is treated or boiled. Trails and 4 WD roads are nearby, as well as fishing in East Bellows Creek. There is lots of room here to accommodate large groups (family reunions, etc.).  This is a very Horse Friendly campground with plenty of nearby grazing and room for trucks/trailers.   The 4x4 road takes off here for the Wheeler Geological Area attraction.  East Bellows trail #790 goes into the Wilderness Area from here to Wheeler Geologic Area and is a foot or horse trail only, no motorized vehicles or mountain bikes allowed.  Call 719-658-2556 for "real time" conditions.  14 DAY CAMPING LIMIT.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Open all year but normally snowed in from Dec 1 through May 15.
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets
Fees No Fees
Usage: Light
Best Season: June through September
Restrictions: East Bellows Trail is Non motorized leads into Wilderness
Closest Towns: Creede, CO
Water: No
Restroom: one vault toilet
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information

Directions: Directions from Creede: Travel southeast on Colorado Highway 149 for 7.3 miles, to the intersection of Colorado Highway 149 and Forest Road #600 (Pool Table Road), then approximately 9.5 miles northwest on Pool Table Road #600.

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Dispersed Camping

Setting up your own campsite away from developed fee sites, also known as dispersed camping, is allowed on most of the Forest for a maximum of 14 days in any 30-day period.

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Amenities

Picnic tables
Toilets
Tent camping
Camping trailer
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Location

 
  Area/Length : 
30 foot trailer parking

  Latitude : 
37.8131

  Longitude : 
-106.7369

  Elevation : 
10600