Stone Cellar Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

located on FR 787

The campground is located in the wide open fields of Saguache Park, offering spectacular views of the La Garita Mountains. It lies beside the confluence of tributaries forming Saguache Creek. Saguache Creek offers good fishing opportunities. Big game hunting, 4 WD roads #774 and #776, and all trails of the La Garita Wilderness can be accessed from this campground. CAUTION - This area is very remote, it is 58 miles from Saguache, 36 miles of dirt road, please be prepared. Hiking in La Garita Wilderness, mountain biking and four-wheeling on area roads.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: NO WATER - PACK IN/PACK OUT.
Reservations: Not reservable.
Rentals & Guides: Stone Cellar Cabin, $50.00 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: 6 sites. $5.00/night for single unit
Usage: Medium-Heavy
Restrictions: Fires in designated fire rings only.
Closest Towns: Gunnison, CO
Water: NO
Restroom: Yes - outside vault
Operated By: Forest Service - Saguache Ranger District 719 655-2547
Information Center: CAUTION: this area is very remote, it is 58 miles from Saguache, 36 miles are dirt road, or 54 miles from Gunnison with 23 miles of dirt road, please be prepared.

General Information

Directions:

From Saguache, go 22 miles west on Hwy 114, then 19 miles west/northwest on Forest Road 750 (County Road NN14) and 17 miles south on Forest Road 787.  From Gunnison, go east 7 miles to Highway 114, then south 24 miles to Forest Road 804, then south to BLM Road 3085, east to BLM Road 3088/Forest Road 787, then south 17 miles to campground.


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Scenic Driving

Forest Road # 787 through Saguache Park provides views of Twin Peaks in the La Garita Wilderness and San Luis Peak, a 14,014 peak to the west and just beautiful scenery all around.

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Amenities

Toilets
Tent camping
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Location

 
  Latitude : 
38.01912578

  Longitude : 
-106.677469

  Elevation : 
9,486

 



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