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Buffalo Pass Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed
 

off Hwy 114 site 15

The campground is pack it in, pack it out and comprised of a single large loop, surrounded by a grass meadow in a Ponderosa Pine grove. The sites are large and well spaced with sites #16, 17 and 18 on a dead-end spur with no turn around. The open areas are dotted with wildflowers. It is convenient to State Hwy 114 for an overnight stay.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: NO WATER -  PACK IN/PACK OUT.
Operational Hours: NO WATER -  PACK IN/PACK OUT.
Rentals & Guides: Upper Crossing Guard Station cabin $75.00 per night/recreation.gov
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Toilets
Fees $5/Night for single unit - Fee envelopes and a collection box are provided near the entrance.
Permit Info: 19 sites, 4 are pull through / $5.00 - overnight
Open Season: Closed November 15th Until - Memorial Day Weekend 2018
Usage: Medium
Restrictions: Fires in designated fire rings only.
Closest Towns: Saguache, CO
Water: No
Restroom: Yes -outside vault
Operated By: Forest Service - Saguache Ranger District 719 655-2547

General Information

Directions:

Directions from Saguache, Colorado: Follow Colorado Highway 114 west for 27.6 miles, then take a gravel road 1.7 miles southwest into the Buffalo Pass Campground.


Recreation Map

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Activities


Camping & Cabins

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Fishing

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Hiking

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Backpacking

# 770 & 771 trailhead on Forest Road 610, about 6 miles north of campground

Elevation desc#771 to Baldy Lake 11,500'

Day Hiking

Hiking along several forest roads in the vicinity Continental Divide Trail 4 miles west.

Horse Riding & Camping

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Hunting

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Nature Viewing

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Picnicking

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Amenities

Toilets
Tent camping
Camping trailer RV camping
Areas & Activities

Location

 
  Latitude : 
38.1847181

  Longitude : 
-106.516872

  Elevation : 
9,170

 



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