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CAMPGROUND NAME: Aspen Glade

VISIT DATE: 06/24/1999

UPDATE DATE: 5/21/2012

STATE: Colorado

REGION: Rocky Mountain

RANGER DISTRICT: Conejos Peak

NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Antonito

RESERVATIONS: 1-877-444-6777 or make on-line reservation

DIRECTIONS:
From Antonito, CO, take US Rt. 285 south 0.3 miles to State Rt.
17.  Continue straight on Rt. 17 and go 15.4 miles to campground
sign.  Turn left at sign and go 0.2 miles to campground.

GENERAL COMMENTS:
The elevation is 8,500 ft.

The campground is composed of three loops - A, B, and C.  Loop A
(unmarked) is on the left when entering the campground and
lightly wooded with Ponderosa pines.  Loop B is marked and is
also lightly wooded with Ponderosa pines.  Loop C (also unmarked)
is adjacent to the fast-moving Conejos River.  It is below Loops
A and B and heavily wooded with tall, mature spruce.  The
understory for all loops is grass and pine needles.  The smell of
Ponderosa is evident in Loops A and B and one can hear the river
throughout the campground.  This is a pleasant and attractive
campground that is excellent for both the transient and
destination camper.

A good day trip is the Cambres and Toltec Scenic Railroad (steam)
which offers a 64-mile journey through abandoned mining towns. 
One access to the train is at Antonito, CO, about 13 miles from
the campground.  Call (719) 376-5483 for information and
reservations.

This is bear country; practice safe food storage techniques.

SEASONS
Open Seasonal: Yes
Open All Year: No

Seasonal Comment:
Open May 21 through September 19

RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED
Rate: $18 per day
Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14

CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION
No. RV Sites: 0
No. Tent Sites: 3
No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 29
   
   Total Sites: 32

Tent Pads: No
Open Sites: Yes
Wooded Sites: Yes
Equestrian Camping: No

No. Tables on Sites: 32
No. Grilles on Sites: 32

RV INFORMATION
Hookups: None
No. RV Pull Throughs: 10
Waste Station: No
Average Parking Apron Size: 17' X 41'

Comments:
The parking aprons are gravel.  Loop C is tear-drop shape
requiring RVrs to go up to Loops A and B in order to make second
pass through Loop C.  Loops A & B will accommodate any size RV. 
There is a waste station to the Conjos River Campground (private)
about 2.9 miles east of campground on State Rt. 17.  The fee is
$3.50 or $5 to fill water tank.

FACILITIES
Vaults: Yes
Flush Toilets: No
Hot Showers: No
Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes

Public Phone: No
Playground: No
No. Water Spigots (non-site): 5
  No. Threaded: 4
  
NOTE: 8/14/2012 - Due to high mineral test, potable water is 
temporarily shut down.  Check with ranger district office for status.

WATER SPORTS - None

HIKING - No

FISHING   
Rainbow trout (stocked)

CAMPGROUND NAME: Beaver Creek VISIT DATE: 08/04/1999 UPDATE DATE: 2/8/2012 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Divide NEAREST CITY/TOWN: South Fork RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: In South Fork, CO, at intersection of State Rt. 149 and US Rt. 160, take Rt. 160 west 1.4 miles to Beaver Creek Rd. sign. Turn left at sign onto Beaver Creek Rd. and go 3.1 miles to campground sign. Turn right at sign and go 0.1 miles to another campground sign. Turn left into campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 8,400 ft. The campground strectches along Beaver Creek among mixed conifers. With little understory, privacy between sites is minimal. The nearby Beaver Creek Reservoir features a boat ramp and fishing for Brown, Brook and Rainbow trout and Kokanee salmon. Firewood is available for a fee. This is bear country; practice safe food storage techniques. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open May 26 through September 9 RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $17 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 4 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 15 Total Sites: 19 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes Equestrian Camping: No No. Tables on Sites: 19 No. Grilles on Sites: 19 RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 3 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 15' X 35' Comments: The parking aprons are gravel. There is an RV waste station next to the Rainbow Grocery at intersection of US Rt. 160 and State Rt. 149 in South Fork, CO - no fee. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: No Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 2 No. Threaded: 0 Comments: The water spigots are hand pumps. WATER SPORTS - None HIKING - No FISHING Rainbow trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: Big Meadows VISIT DATE: 08/04/1999 UPDATE DATE: 2/24/2013 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Divide NEAREST CITY/TOWN: South Fork RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: In South Fork, CO, at intersection of State Rt. 149 and US Rt. 160, take Rt. 160 west 11.6 miles to Big Meadows Reservoir sign. Turn right at sign and go 1.4 miles to "Y" intersection (Forest Rt. 410). Bear left onto Rt. 410 and go 0.4 miles into campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 9,500 ft. The campground meanders up a mountainside above Big Meadows Reservoir in a series of loops. It is attractive and located among a heavy variety of conifers and Aspen trees. The boat ramp and Archuleta Trail are co-located across the reservoir from the campground. Firewood is available for a fee. This is bear country; practice safe food storage techniques. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open May 21 through September 6 RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $16 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 0 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 53 Total Sites: 53 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: No Wooded Sites: Yes Equestrian Camping: No No. Tables on Sites: 53 No. Grilles on Sites: 53 RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 9 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 15' X 57' Comments: The parking aprons are gravel. The pull-throughs can accommodate any size RV. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 7 No. Threaded: 5 WATER SPORTS Lake: Yes Swimming (provided): No Sailing: No Boat Ramp: Yes Boat Carry Down Access: No Power Boating: Yes Boating (no power): Yes Water Skiing: No Rafting (whitewater): No Kayaking (whitewater): No Comments: Big Meadows Reservoir is 600 acres and is a no-wake lake. HIKING Cascade Falls Trail (foot) - 0.25 miles Archuleta Trail #839 (horse and foot) - 6 miles accesses the Weminuche Wilderness FISHING Rainbow, Brown and Brook Trout There is a fishing pier.

CAMPGROUND NAME: Bristol Head VISIT DATE: 08/02/1999 UPDATE DATE: 2/8/2012 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Divide NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Creede RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: From Creede, CO, take State Rt. 149 south (toward Lake City) 21.6 miles to North Clear Creek Road sign (Forest Rt. 510). Turn right at sign onto Rt. 510 (gravel) and go 0.3 miles to campground sign. Turn right at sign into campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 9,500 ft. The campground (formerly named Bristol View) stretches 0.6 miles along a "bench" (a level area) above South Clear Creek. The grassy field between camping sites and creek are dotted with wild flowers. Every site has a view of towering mountains. Spruce and Aspen line the meadow and provide some shade. The campground is an excellent area for viewing wild life, especially moose. Firewood is available for a fee. This is bear country; practice safe food storage techniques. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open May 26 through September 9 RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $16 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 0 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 15 Total Sites: 15 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: No Equestrian Camping: No No. Tables on Sites: 15 No. Grilles on Sites: 15 RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 12 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 15' X 52' Comments: The parking aprons are rock and dirt. Depending on direction of travel, there are two waste stations. One is at Freemon's General Store on State Rt. 149 between mile markers 39 and 40. No potable water and the fee is $3. The other is a public waste station at the south end of Creede just off State Rt. 149. No fee and there is potable water. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: No Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 1 No. Threaded: 0 Comments: The water spigot is a hand pump. WATER SPORTS - None HIKING South Creek Falls Overlook (foot) - 0.1 miles FISHING Rainbow trout (stocked)

CAMPGROUND NAME: Buffalo Pass VISIT DATE: 08/05/1999 UPDATE DATE: 4/2/2013 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Saguache NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Saguache RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: In Saguache, CO, at intersection of State Rt. 114 and US Rt. 285, take Rt. 114 west 26.7 miles to campground sign. Turn left at sign onto a single lane dirt road and go 0.6 miles to the campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 9,000 ft. 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 wild flowers. It is convenient to State Rt. 114 for an overnight stay. This is bear country; practice safe food storage techniques. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: Yes Seasonal Comment: Services provided from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $5 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 3 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 20 Total Sites: 23 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes Equestrian Camping: No No. Tables on Sites: 0 No. Grilles on Sites: 22 RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 1 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 12' X 52' Comments: The parking aprons are gravel. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: No Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 0 WATER SPORTS - None HIKING - No FISHING - No

CAMPGROUND NAME: Cathedral VISIT DATE: 08/03/1999 UPDATE DATE: 2/8/2012 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Divide NEAREST CITY/TOWN: South Fork RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: From South Fork, CO, take US Rt. 160 east 5.3 miles to Embargo Creek Rd. and County Rt. 18 signs. Turn left onto Rt. 18 and go 1.4 miles to a "T" intersection (County Rt. 15). Turn right onto Rt. 15 and go 0.3 miles to another "T" intersection (County Rt. 65). Turn left onto Rt. 65 and go 3.2 miles to "Y" intersection (Forest Rt. 640/650). Bear left onto Rt. 640 (dirt, single lane with no turnouts) and go 7.6 miles to campground sign. Turn right at sign into campground. NOTE: The majority of the county routes are dirt. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 9,400 ft. The campground is composed of two large loops along Cathedral Creek. The left hand loop features a large meadow and a few open sites. The right hand loop has a dense Aspen and spruce (including Blue) woods and a more rustic feel. John Charles Fremont's winter camp is nearby. He attempted an ill-fated expedition across the Rocky Mountains for a transcontinental railroad route in late 1848. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: No charge Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 4 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 25 Total Sites: 29 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes Equestrian Camping: No No. Tables on Sites: 29 No. Grilles on Sites: 29 RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 8 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 13' X 49' Comments: The parking aprons are dirt and the interior road is rough. There is an RV waste station next to the Rainbow Grocery at intersection of US Rt. 160 and State Rt. 149 in South Fork, CO - no fee. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: No Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 1 No. Threaded: 0 Comments: The water spigot is a hand pump and is located in the right hand loop. WATER SPORTS - None HIKING Cathedral Lake Trail #794 (foot, horse & mountain bike) - 3.5 miles FISHING Rainbow trout (stocked)

CAMPGROUND NAME: Cross Creek VISIT DATE: 08/04/1999 UPDATE DATE: 2/8/2012 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Divide NEAREST CITY/TOWN: South Fork RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: In South Fork, CO, at intersection of State Rt. 149 and US Rt. 160, take Rt. 160 west 1.4 miles to Beaver Creek Rd. sign (Forest Rt. 20). Turn left onto Beaver Creek Rd. and go 6.4 miles to campground sign. Turn left at sign into campground. NOTE: Forest Rt. 20 becomes gravel after 4 miles. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 8,800 ft. The campground is located on the south end of Beaver Creek Reservoir among spruce and fir trees. There are pleasant views of the surrounding mountains. This is bear country; practice safe food storage techniques. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open May 26 through September 9 RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $17 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 5 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 6 Total Sites: 11 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes Equestrian Camping: No No. Tables on Sites: 11 No. Grilles on Sites: 11 RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 0 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 17' X 35' Comments: The parking aprons are dirt. There is an RV waste station next to the Rainbow Grocery at intersection of US Rt. 160 and State Rt. 149 in South Fork, CO - no fee. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 0 WATER SPORTS Lake: Yes Swimming (provided): No Sailing: No Boat Ramp: Yes Boat Carry Down Access: No Power Boating: Yes Boating (no power): Yes Water Skiing: No Rafting (whitewater): No Kayaking (whitewater): No Comments: Beaver Creek Reservoir is 300 acres - no wake HIKING Big Tree Trail (foot) - 0.3 miles takes hiker to largest tree in forest - 66" in diameter FISHING Rainbow, Brook and Brown trout and Kokanee Salmon

CAMPGROUND NAME: Elk Creek VISIT DATE: 06/22/1999 UPDATE DATE: 5/21/2012 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Conejos Peak NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Antonito RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: From Antonito, CO, take US Rt. 285 south 0.3 miles to State Rt. 17. Continue straight on Rt. 17 and go 22.6 miles to campground sign. Turn right at sign onto dirt road and 0.1 miles to a "T" intersection. Turn left and go 0.4 miles to a "Y" intersection. Bear right and proceed into campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 8,500 ft. The campground is composed of three loops, including one loop for overflow camping. It is lightly wooded with spruce and some Ponderosa pines. The understory is grass with some sites located next to Elk Creek. The campground is convenient to the South San Jaun Wilderness. Camping sites 29 through 42 are located in the overflow loop. All other sites are side-by-side pull throughs with no tables and only seven grilles. There is no restriction on camping in the overflow loop. Firewood is available for a fee. The campground is excellent for destination or transient campers. Consider a day trip on the Cambres and Toltec Scenic Railroad (steam) which offers a 64-mile journey through abandoned mining towns. One access to the train is in Antonito, CO. Call (719) 376-5483 for more information and reservations. This is bear country; practice safe food storage techniques. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open May 21 through September 19 RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $18 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 0 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 44 Total Sites: 44 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes Equestrian Camping: No No. Tables on Sites: 30 No. Grilles on Sites: 37 RV INFORMATION No. Full Hookups (includes waste): 0 No. Water Only: 0 No. Water and Electric Only: 0 No. Electric Only: 1 No. RV Pull Throughs: 20 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 17.5' X 45' Comments: The parking aprons are gravel. An RV waste station, with potable water, is available for a fee at the Conejos River Campground (private), 10.1 miles east of campground on State Rt. 17. The one electric hookup is located at the handicap campsite. The hookup is available to handicapped campers only. Otherwise, the power is turned off. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 2 No. Threaded: 0 Comments: The water spigots are hand pumps. WATER SPORTS - None HIKING - No FISHING Rainbow trout (stocked)

CAMPGROUND NAME: Highway Springs VISIT DATE: 08/04/1999 UPDATE DATE: 2/8/2012 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Divide NEAREST CITY/TOWN: South Fork RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: In South Fork, CO, at intersection of State Rt. 149 and US Rt. 160, take Rt. 160 west 4.1 miles to campground sign. Turn left into campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 8,400 ft. This is an informal campground with two loops. The lower loop is comprised of Aspen and a few Ponderosa pines and includes all the tent sites. The upper loop circles a knoll above US Rt. 160 with shade provided by mature Ponderosa pines. This loop also provides excellent views of the surrounding area and mountains. This is bear country; practice safe food storage techniques. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open May 26 through September 9 RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $13 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 3 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 9 Total Sites: 12 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes Equestrian Camping: No No. Tables on Sites: 12 No. Grilles on Sites: 12 RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 1 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 12' X 20' Comments: The parking aprons are gravel and the interior road is rough. There is an RV waste station next to the Rainbow Grocery at intersection of US Rt. 160 and State Rt. 149 in South Fork, CO - no fee. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: No Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 0 WATER SPORTS - None HIKING - No FISHING - No

CAMPGROUND NAME: Lake Fork VISIT DATE: 06/22/1999 UPDATE DATE: 5/21/2012 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Conejos Peak NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Antonito RESERVATIONS: 1-877-444-6777 or make on-line reservation DIRECTIONS: From Antonito, CO, take US Rt. 285 south 0.3 miles to State Rt. 17. Continue straight on Rt. 17 and go 21.9 miles to Platoro sign (Forest Rt. 250). Turn right at sign onto Rt. 250 (dirt) and go 17.5 miles to campground sign. Turn left into campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 9,500 ft. The campground, among Aspen and mixed conifer trees, is adjacent to the fast-moving Conejos River with some sites overlooking the river. It is convenient to several trails, the resort community of Platoro and the Platoro Reservoir. Firewood is available for a fee. This is bear country; practice safe food storage techniques. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open May 21 through September 7 RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $16 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 0 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 18 Total Sites: 18 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes Equestrian Camping: No No. Tables on Sites: 18 No. Grilles on Sites: 18 RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 6 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 19' X 48' Comments: The parking aprons are gravel. There is RV waste station at Brummell's Rocky Mountain Lodge (private), 9.8 miles south of campground on Forest Rt. 250. The fee is $6 which includes potable water if required. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 2 No. Threaded: 0 Comments: The water spigots are hand pumps. Old fashioned steel tub bath available at Brummel's Rocky Mountain Lodge - fee $2.50 WATER SPORTS - None HIKING - No FISHING Rainbow trout (stocked)

CAMPGROUND NAME: Marshall Park VISIT DATE: 08/02/1999 UPDATE DATE: 2/8/2012 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Divide NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Creede RESERVATIONS: 1-877-444-6777 or make on-line reservation DIRECTIONS: From Creede, CO, take State Rt. 149 south (toward Lake City) 5.6 miles to Middle Creek Rd. sign. Turn left onto Middle Creek Rd. and go 0.4 miles to campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 8,800 ft. The campground stretches along the Rio Grande (river) with most sites adjacent to the river. All the sites are open with little privacy between sites. The Rio Grande is considered a Trophy River. Camping sites 4 and 5 are on a dead end with no turn around. Firewood is available for a fee. This is bear country; practice safe food storage techniques. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open May 26 through September 9 RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $18 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 2 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 13 Total Sites: 15 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: No Equestrian Camping: No No. Tables on Sites: 15 No. Grilles on Sites: 15 RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 7 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 13' X 50' Comments: The parking aprons are paved for pull-throughs; gravel for all other aprons. Most of the pull-throughs will accommodate any size RV. Depending on direction of travel, there are two waste stations. One is at Freemon's General Store on State Rt. 149 between mile markers 39 and 40. No potable water and fee is $3. The other is a public waste station at the south end of Creede just off State Rt. 149. No fee and there is potable water. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: No Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 0 Comments: The water spigot is a hand pump. WATER SPORTS - None HIKING - No FISHING Rainbow trout (stocked)

CAMPGROUND NAME: Mix Lake VISIT DATE: 06/22/1999 UPDATE DATE: 5/21/2012 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Conejos Peak NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Antonito RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: From Antonito, CO, take US Rt. 285 south 0.3 miles to State Rt. 17. Continue straight on Rt. 17 and go 21.9 miles to Platoro sign (Forest Rt. 250). Turn right at sign onto Rt. 250 (dirt) and go 23.4 miles to Mix Lake sign. Turn left at sign and go 0.6 miles to campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 10,000 ft. The campground meanders up and around a hillside to just above Mix Lake. Some of the sites overlook the lake. While most sites are open, the campground features several stands of large, mature spruce and Aspen trees. The campground is convenient to the Platoro Reservoir which offers a full range of water sports. The nearby resort community of Platoro also offers boat and canoe rentals, trail rides, a cook's night out and more. This is bear country; practice safe food storage techniques. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open May 21 through Labor Day RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $16 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 3 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 18 Total Sites: 21 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes Equestrian Camping: No No. Tables on Sites: 21 No. Grilles on Sites: 21 RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 6 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 15' X 48' Comments: The parking aprons are gravel. There is RV waste station in Platoro at Golden Pan RV Park (private) - fee $8 FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: No Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 5 No. Threaded: 2 Comments: Showers are available at Gold Pan Acres RV Park in Platoro - fee $3. WATER SPORTS Lake: Yes Swimming (provided): No Sailing: No Boat Ramp: No Boat Carry Down Access: No Power Boating: No Boating (no power): Yes Water Skiing: No Rafting (whitewater): No Kayaking (whitewater): No Comments: Mix Lake is 25 acres. Nearby Platoro Reservoir offers full range of water sports opportunities. HIKING - No FISHING Rainbow trout (stocked)

CAMPGROUND NAME: Mogote VISIT DATE: 06/24/1999 UPDATE DATE: 5/21/2012 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Conejos Peak NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Antonito RESERVATIONS: 1-877-444-6777 or make on-line reservation DIRECTIONS: From Antonito, CO, take US Rt. 285 south 0.3 miles to State Rt. 17. Continue straight on Rt. 17 and go 13.2 miles to campground sign. Turn left at sign and go 0.3 miles to campground on right. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 8,400 ft. The campground, among Ponderosa, Aspen, Spruce, Cottonwoods and juniper trees, is composed of two loops - Upper and Lower. The Lower Loop is adjacent to the fast-moving Conejos River with some sites next to the river. This is a pleasant and attractive campground that is excellent for both the transient and destination camper. A good day trip is the Cambres and Toltec Scenic Railroad (steam) which offers a 64-mile journey through abandoned mining towns. One access to the train is at Antonito, CO, about 13 miles from the campground. Call (719) 376-5483 for information and reservations. This is bear country; practice safe food storage techniques. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open May 21 through August 30 RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $18 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 1 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 39 Total Sites: 40 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes Equestrian Camping: No No. Tables on Sites: 40 No. Grilles on Sites: 40 RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 16 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 15' X 55' Comments: The parking aprons are gravel. Long pull-throughs can accommodate any size RV. There is an RV waste station at Conejos River Campground (private) 0.7 miles east of campground on State Rt. 17. Fee is $3.50 or $5 with water fill-up. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 6 No. Threaded: 5 Comments: Only wheelchair friendly toilet is located in the Upper Loop. WATER SPORTS - None HIKING - No FISHING Rainbow trout (stocked)

CAMPGROUND NAME: North Clear Creek VISIT DATE: 08/02/1999 UPDATE DATE: 2/8/2012 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Divide NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Creede RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: From Creede, CO, take State Rt. 149 south (toward Lake City) 21.6 miles to North Clear Creek Road sign (Forest Rt. 510). Turn right at sign onto Rt. 510 (gravel) and go 2.1 miles to campground sign. Turn right into campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 9,900 ft. The campground, stretching along the North Clear Creek, is composed of two loops among Aspen and spruce trees. It is tranquil with grass and wild flower dotted meadows which provides pleasant vistas from the camping sites. Firewood is provided for a fee. This is bear country; practice safe food storage techniques. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open May 26 through September 9 RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $16 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 0 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 21 Total Sites: 21 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes Equestrian Camping: No No. Tables on Sites: 21 No. Grilles on Sites: 21 RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 10 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 17' X 40' Comments: The parking aprons are gravel. Depending on direction of travel, there are two waste stations. One is at Freemon's General Store on State Rt. 149 between mile markers 39 and 40. No potable water and the fee is $3. The other is a public waste station at the south end of Creede just off State Rt. 149. No fee and there is potable water. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: No Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 1 No. Threaded: 0 Comments: The water spigot is a hand pump. WATER SPORTS - None HIKING - No FISHING Rainbow (stocked) and Brook trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: North Crestone VISIT DATE: 08/05/1999 UPDATE DATE: 4/1/2013 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Saguache NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Crestone RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: In Crestone, CO, at the intersection of Galena and Alder Streets, take Alder St. north 1.3 miles to the campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 8,800 ft. The campground stretches 0.7 miles up a mountain along North Crestone Creek. It is rustic with camping sites nestled among Aspen, juniper, fir and other riparian-loving trees. Because the sites are so far apart each has a feeling of secluded wilderness camping with few of the inconveniences. The campground is convenient to a public golf course and the interesting village of Crestone. This is bear country; practice safe food storage techniques. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: Yes Seasonal Comment: Services provided Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $7 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 3 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 9 Total Sites: 12 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes Equestrian Camping: No No. Tables on Sites: 12 No. Grilles on Sites: 12 RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 1 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 14' X 40' Comments: The parking aprons are dirt and rocky. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 0 Comments: The only wheelchair friendly vault is located near camping sites 1 and 2. WATER SPORTS - None HIKING North Crestone Trail #744 (foot & horse) - 2 miles Provides access to the Sangre de Cristo Wilderness and its network of trails. FISHING Brook trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: Palisade VISIT DATE: 08/02/1999 UPDATE DATE: 2/8/2012 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Divide NEAREST CITY/TOWN: South Fork RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: From South Fork, CO, take State Rt. 149 west 7.3 miles to campground sign. Turn left into campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 8,300 ft. The campground is a single loop plus a spur with most sites along the Rio Grande side of loop. Some sites are open with no shade while others are nestled under large Cottonwood trees. The Rio Grande is considered a Trophy River and is very popular with rafters. A parking area within the campground is used by local rafting companies and groups can be seen (and heard) floating by the campground several times a day. The campground is popular with fishing folks as well as rafters; early afternoon arrival is recommended. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open May 26 through September 9 RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $18 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 0 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 12 Total Sites: 12 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes Equestrian Camping: No No. Tables on Sites: 12 No. Grilles on Sites: 12 RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 4 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 14' X 44' Comments: The parking aprons are gravel. There is an RV waste station next to the Rainbow Grocery at intersection of US Rt. 160 and State Rt. 149 in South Fork, CO - no fee. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 1 No. Threaded: 0 Comments: The water spigot is a hand pump. WATER SPORTS Lake: No Swimming (provided): No Sailing: No Boat Ramp: No Boat Carry Down Access: Yes Power Boating: No Boating (no power): Yes Water Skiing: No Rafting (whitewater): Yes Kayaking (whitewater): Yes Comments: Put-in for rafters and kayakers. HIKING No FISHING Rainbow trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: Park Creek VISIT DATE: 08/04/1999 UPDATE DATE: 2/8/2012 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Divide NEAREST CITY/TOWN: South Fork RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: In South Fork, CO, at intersection of State Rt. 149 and US Rt. 160, take Rt. 160 west 7.8 miles to Park Creek campground sign. Turn left at sign into campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 9,500 ft. The campground, pack it in, pack it out, stretches along Park Creek among mature spruce. Many sites are adjacent to the creek. With heavy understory, the campground has the feel of spacious seclusion. Firewood is available for a fee. This is bear country; practice safe food storage techniques. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open May 26 through September 9 RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $17 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 0 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 12 Total Sites: 12 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: No Wooded Sites: Yes Equestrian Camping: No No. Tables on Sites: 12 No. Grilles on Sites: 12 RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 4 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 13' X 34' Comments: The parking aprons are gravel. There is an RV waste station next to the Rainbow Grocery at intersection of US Rt. 160 and State Rt. 149 in South Fork, CO - no fee. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: No Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 1 No. Threaded: 0 Comments: The water spigot is a hand pump. WATER SPORTS - None HIKING - No FISHING Rainbow trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: Poso VISIT DATE: 08/05/1999 UPDATE DATE: 4/13/2007 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Saguache NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Saguache RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: From Saguache, CO, take US Rt. 285 south 15.6 miles to La Garita and County Rt. G signs. Turn right at signs onto Rt. G and go 6.3 miles to "Y" intersection (County Rt. 41G). Bear right onto Rt. 41G and go 10.2 miles to another "Y" intersection (Forest Rt. 675). Bear left onto Rt. 675 (single lane with turnouts) and go 1.7 miles to campground sign. Turn left at sign into campground. NOTE: After 3.5 miles, County Rt. 41G becomes dirt and narrows to single-lane with turnouts after entering the National Forest. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 9,100 ft. The campground, pack it in, pack it out, climbs up a hillside above South Fork Creek among Spruce and very young Aspen trees. The sites are rocky making the pitching of a tent a challenge. The campground is convenient to a 4WD trail through Coolbroth Canyon. Groceries are available at the La Garita Trading Post in La Garita. This is bear country; practice safe food storage techniques. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: Yes Seasonal Comment: Services provided from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $5 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 2 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 8 Total Sites: 10 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes Equestrian Camping: No No. Tables on Sites: 10 No. Grilles on Sites: 10 RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 2 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 11' X 32' Comments: The parking aprons are grass and rocky. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: No Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 1 No. Threaded: 0 Comments: The water spigot is a hand pump. WATER SPORTS - None HIKING - No FISHING Brook and Cutthroat (catch & release) trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: River Hill VISIT DATE: 08/02/1999 UPDATE DATE: 2/9/2012 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Divide NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Creede RESERVATIONS: 1-877-444-6777 or make on-line reservation DIRECTIONS: From Creede, CO, take State Rt. 149 south (toward Lake City) 19.3 miles to Rio Grande Reservoir sign (Forest Rt. 520). Turn left at sign onto Rt. 520 and go 0.5 miles to "Y" intersection. Bear left, staying on Rt. 520, on dirt road and go 9.3 miles to campground sign. Turn left at sign and go 0.1 miles to campground entrance. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 9,200 ft. The campground, nestled among spruce and some Aspen, stretches along Squaw Creek with only a few sites along its banks. All camping sites have a view of spruce-covered mountains of the Weminuche Wilderness. The campground features a campfire interpretive program on Friday nights. Firewood is available for a fee. This is bear country; practice safe food storage techniques. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open May 26 through September 9 RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $18 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 0 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 19 Total Sites: 19 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: No Wooded Sites: Yes Equestrian Camping: No No. Tables on Sites: 19 No. Grilles on Sites: 19 RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 7 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 14' X 53' Comments: The parking aprons are gravel. Grey water disposal facilities are located with the vault toilets. Depending on direction of travel, there are two waste stations. One is at Freemon's General Store on State Rt. 149 between mile markers 39 and 40. No potable water and the fee is $3. The other is a public waste station at the south end of Creede just off State Rt. 149. No fee and there is potable water. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: No Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 2 No. Threaded: 0 Comments: The water spigots are hand pumps. WATER SPORTS Lake: No Swimming (provided): No Sailing: No Boat Ramp: No Boat Carry Down Access: No Power Boating: No Boating (no power): Yes Water Skiing: No Rafting (whitewater): No Kayaking (whitewater): Yes Comments: Kayaking on Squaw Creek is possible. HIKING - No FISHING Rainbow, Brook and Brown trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: Rock Creek VISIT DATE: 06/23/1999 UPDATE DATE: 2/9/2012 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Divide NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Monte Vista RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: In Monte Vista, CO, take State Rt. 15 south 2.4 miles to Rock Creek Campground/Forest Rt. 28 sign. Turn right onto Rt. 28 and go 2.5 miles to a "T" intersection (County Rt. 28). Turn left onto County Rt. 28 and go 12.1 miles to campground sign. Turn left at sign into campground. NOTE: County Rt. 28 becomes dirt after 3.1 miles and single-lane in places. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 9,000 ft. The campground is located alongside the fast-moving Rock Creek in a stand of mature Aspen trees. The sound of the creek can be heard throughout the campground with some sites located next to the creek. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open May 26 through September 9 RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: No charge Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 1 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 11 Total Sites: 12 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes Equestrian Camping: No No. Tables on Sites: 10 No. Grilles on Sites: 12 RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 3 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 14' X 41' Comments: The parking aprons are grass and gravel. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: No Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 0 WATER SPORTS - None HIKING - No FISHING Rainbow trout (stocked)

CAMPGROUND NAME: Silver Thread VISIT DATE: 08/02/1999 UPDATE DATE: 2/9/2012 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Divide NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Creede RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: From Creede, CO, take State Rt. 149 south (toward Lake City) 23 miles to campground sign. Turn right at sign into campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 9,500 ft. The campground, just off State Rt. 149, is well suited for overnight stays with many level pull-throughs. But, fishing in South Clear Creek, nearby trails and the beauty of the area may cause longer stays. Aspen provides shade for some of the campground while spruce trees soften the surrounding hillsides. Be sure to take the short trail to view South Clear Creek Falls. This is bear country; practice safe food storage techniques. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: Yes Seasonal Comment: Services provided from May 26 through September 9 RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $16 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 0 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 11 Total Sites: 11 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes Equestrian Camping: No No. Tables on Sites: 11 No. Grilles on Sites: 11 RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 7 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 12' X 57' Comments: The parking aprons are gravel. Depending on direction of travel, there are two waste stations. One is at Freemon's General Store on State Rt. 149 between mile markers 39 and 40. No potable water and the fee is $3. The other is a public waste station at the south end of Creede just off State Rt. 149. No fee and there is potable water. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: No Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 2 No. Threaded: 2 Comments: None WATER SPORTS - None HIKING Falls Scenic Point Trail (foot) Upper Trail - 0.1 miles Lower Trail - 0.4 miles The Upper Trail provides a panoramic view of the falls. The Lower Trail gets up close to the falls. FISHING Brook and Rainbow trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: Spectacle Lake VISIT DATE: 06/22/1999 UPDATE DATE: 5/21/2012 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Conejos Peak NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Antonito RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: From Antonito, CO, take US Rt. 285 south 0.3 miles to State Rt. 17. Continue straight on Rt. 17 and go 21.9 miles to Platoro sign (Forest Rt. 250). At sign, turn right onto Rt. 250 (dirt) and go 6.3 miles to campground sign. Turn left at sign into campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 8,700 ft. The campground, among scattered young spruce trees and across road from Spectacle Lake, is within easy walking distance of the fast-moving Conejos River. It is convenient to the South San Juan Wilderness and a network of trails. Most sites have a panoramic view of towering cliff walls. This is bear country; practice safe food storage techniques. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open May 21 through September 7 RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $16 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 5 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 19 Total Sites: 24 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes Equestrian Camping: No No. Tables on Sites: 24 No. Grilles on Sites: 24 RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 9 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 15' X 38' Comments: The parking aprons are gravel. There are grey water disposal facilites near the vaults. There is RV waste station at Brummel's Rocky Mountain Lodge (private), 1.4 miles north of campground on Forest Rt. 250. The fee is $6 which includes potable water if required. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 2 No. Threaded: 0 Comments: The water spigots are hand pumps. Old fashioned steel tub bath available at Brummel's Rocky Mountain Lodge - fee $2.50 WATER SPORTS Lake: Yes Swimming (provided): No Sailing: No Boat Ramp: No Boat Carry Down Access: No Power Boating: No Boating (no power): Yes Water Skiing: No Rafting (whitewater): No Kayaking (whitewater): No Comments: Spectacle Lake is 2 acres. HIKING - No FISHING Rainbow trout (stocked)

CAMPGROUND NAME: Storm King VISIT DATE: 08/05/1999 UPDATE DATE: 4/13/2007 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Saguache NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Saguache RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: From Saguache, CO, take US Rt. 285 south 15.6 miles to La Garita and County Rt. G signs. Turn right at signs onto Rt. G and go 6.3 miles to "Y" intersection (County Rt. 41G). Bear right onto Rt. 41G and go 14.5 miles to campground sign. Turn right at sign into campground. NOTE: After 3.5 miles, County Rt. 41G becomes dirt and narrows to single-lane with turnouts after entering the National Forest. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 9,400 ft. The campground is pack it in, pack it out and wanders up a hillside above Middle Fork Creek in a thick grove of Aspen and wild roses. Some camping sites have a nice view of the other side of valley. The sites are widely spaced for privacy. The campground has a wild, rustic undiscovered feeling. Groceries are available at the La Garita Trading Post in La Garita. This is bear country; practice safe food storage techniques. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: Yes Seasonal Comment: Services provided from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $7 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 0 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 11 Total Sites: 11 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes Equestrian Camping: No No. Tables on Sites: 11 No. Grilles on Sites: 11 RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 3 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 14' X 40' Comments: The parking aprons are grass and the interior road is rough. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: No Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 1 No. Threaded: 0 Comments: The water spigot is a hand pump. WATER SPORTS - None HIKING - No FISHING Brook and Cutthroat (catch and release) trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: Thirty-Mile VISIT DATE: 08/02/1999 UPDATE DATE: 2/9/2012 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Divide NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Creede RESERVATIONS: 1-877-444-6777 or make on-line reservation DIRECTIONS: From Creede, CO, take State Rt. 149 south (toward Lake City) 19.3 miles to Rio Grande Reservoir sign (Forest Rt. 520). Turn left onto Rt. 520 and go 0.5 miles to a "Y" intersection. Bear left onto a dirt road, staying on Rt. 520, and go 10.8 miles to campground sign. Turn left into campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 9,300 ft. The campground stretches along Squaw Creek with some sites overlooking the creek. All sites are nestled among mature spruce or Aspen trees. The campground is adjacent to the Weminuche Wilderness with two trailheads just below the Rio Grande Reservoir. The campground is very popular with both fishermen and hikers. Camping sites 24 through 26 are on a dead end. Firewood is available for a fee. This is bear country; practice safe food storage techniques. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open May 26 through September 9 RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $18 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 0 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 35 Total Sites: 35 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes Equestrian Camping: No No. Tables on Sites: 35 No. Grilles on Sites: 35 RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 11 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 13' X 51' Comments: The parking aprons are gravel. There are grey water dumping facilities located with the vaults. Depending on direction of travel, there are two waste stations. One is at Freemon's General Store on State Rt. 149 between mile markers 39 and 40. No potable water and no fee. The other is a public waste station at the south end of Creede just off State Rt. 149. No fee and there is potable water. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 9 No. Threaded: 3 Comments: Only wheelchair friendly vault is located at campground's entrance. WATER SPORTS Lake: No Swimming (provided): No Sailing: No Boat Ramp: No Boat Carry Down Access: Yes Power Boating: No Boating (no power): Yes Water Skiing: No Rafting (whitewater): No Kayaking (whitewater): Yes Comments: There is kayaking on Squaw Creek. HIKING Big Squaw Trail #814 (foot & horse) - 13 miles Weminuche Trail #815 (foot & horse) - 14 miles access to the Weminuche Wilderness FISHING Rainbow trout (stocked)

CAMPGROUND NAME: Trujillo Meadows VISIT DATE: 06/24/1999 UPDATE DATE: 5/21/2012 STATE: New Mexico REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Conejos Peak NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Chama RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: NOTE: Campground is physically located in Colorado. In Chama, NM, take State Rt. 17 north 13 miles to Trujillo Meadows Reservoir sign (in Colorado). Turn left at sign (dirt) and go 0.1 miles to a "T" intersection and campground sign (Forest Rt. 118). Turn right onto Rt. 118 and go 2.1 miles to campground on right. Alternate Route: From Antonito, CO, take US Rt. 285 south 0.3 miles to State Rt. 17. Continue straight onto Rt. 17 and go 35.2 miles to Trujillo Meadows Reservoir sign. Turn right at sign (dirt) and go 0.1 miles to "T" intersection and campground sign (Forest Rt. 118). Turn right onto Rt. 118 and go 2.1 miles to campground on right. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 10,000 ft. The campground, adjacent to a meadow and above Trujillo Meadows Reservoir, is composed of two sections - Upper and Lower. The vegetation is a mix of conifer trees which are thick in parts of the campground. Sites 34 through 39 are in an inner loop which are not RV friendly. There is an observation platform across from camping sites 40 and 41 to view a waterfall. This is a pleasant and attractive campground from which campers can take a day trip on the Cambres and Toltec Scenic Railroad (steam). This adventure is 64 miles through abandoned mining towns and can be started in either Chama, NM or Antonito, CO. Call (719) 376-5483 for information and reservations. This is bear country; practice safe food storage techniques. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open May 21 through September 7 NOTE: As of May 2012, the campground is closed for 2 years for hazard tree removal and renovations; contact ranger district office for status. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $18 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 13 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 35 Total Sites: 48 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes Equestrian Camping: No No. Tables on Sites: 48 No. Grilles on Sites: 48 RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 5 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 14' X 57' Comments: The parking aprons are gravel and dirt. Water spigot with threads is located across from camping site #18. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 7 No. Threaded: 1 Comments: The threaded spigot is located across from camping site #18. WATER SPORTS Lake: Yes Swimming (provided): No Sailing: No Boat Ramp: Yes Boat Carry Down Access: No Power Boating: Yes Boating (no power): Yes Water Skiing: No Rafting (whitewater): No Kayaking (whitewater): No Comments: Trujillo Meadows Reservoir is 25 acres and is no-wake. HIKING - No FISHING Rainbow trout (stocked)

CAMPGROUND NAME: Tucker Ponds VISIT DATE: 08/04/1999 UPDATE DATE: 2/9/2012 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Divide NEAREST CITY/TOWN: South Fork RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: In South Fork, CO, at intersection of State Rt. 149 and US Rt. 160, take Rt. 160 west 13.5 miles to campground sign (Forest Rt. 390). Turn left at sign onto Rt. 390 (gravel) and go 2.7 miles to another campground sign. Turn right at sign into campground. NOTE: Forest Rt. 390 is single-lane with turnouts. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 9,600 ft. The campground is a single loop in a dense grove of spruce trees surrounding an open grass field. The campground has a lush tropical feeling but elevation keeps the temperature cool. The two Tucker Ponds are across the street from entrance to campground and appear to be a good family fishing experience. The trees are exceptionally healthy making the campground very attractive. This is bear country; practice safe food storage techniques. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open May 26 through September 9 RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $16 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 1 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 13 Total Sites: 14 Tent Pads: Yes Open Sites: No Wooded Sites: Yes Equestrian Camping: No No. Tables on Sites: 14 No. Grilles on Sites: 14 RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 6 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 11' X 40' Comments: The parking aprons are gravel. There is an RV waste station next to the Rainbow Grocery at intersection of US Rt. 160 and State Rt. 149 in South Fork, CO - no fee. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: No Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 1 No. Threaded: 0 Comments: The water spigot is a handpump. WATER SPORTS Lake: Yes Swimming (provided): No Sailing: No Boat Ramp: No Boat Carry Down Access: No Power Boating: No Boating (no power): No Water Skiing: No Rafting (whitewater): No Kayaking (whitewater): No Comments: The Tucker Ponds are about 10 acres each. HIKING - No FISHING Rainbow trout (stocked)

CAMPGROUND NAME: Upper Beaver VISIT DATE: 08/04/1999 UPDATE DATE: 2/9/2012 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Divide NEAREST CITY/TOWN: South Fork RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: In South Fork, CO, at the intersection of State Rt. 149 and US Rt. 160, take Rt. 160 west 1.4 miles to Beaver Creek Rd. sign (Forest Rt. 20). Turn left at sign onto Beaver Creek Rd. and go 4 miles to campground on right. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 8,500 ft. The campground is composed of two sections among Ponderosa pine. Parking on several sites is side-by-side providing little privacy between sites. The nearby Beaver Creek Reservoir features a boat ramp and fishing for Brown, Brook and Rainbow trout and Kokanee salmon. This is bear country; practice safe food storage techniques. Firewood is available for a fee. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open May 26 through September 9 RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $17 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 0 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 12 Total Sites: 12 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes Equestrian Camping: No No. Tables on Sites: 12 No. Grilles on Sites: 12 RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 0 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 14' X 37' Comments: The parking aprons are gravel. An RV waste station is located next to the Rainbow Grocery at the intersection of US Rt. 160 and State Rt. 149 in South Fork, CO - no fee. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 2 No. Threaded: 0 Comments: The water spigots are hand pumps. WATER SPORTS - None HIKING - No FISHING Rainbow trout




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