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CAMPGROUND NAME: Bridge

VISIT DATE: 06/29/1999

UPDATE DATE: 7/1/2012

STATE: Colorado

REGION: Rocky Mountain

RANGER DISTRICT: Pagosa

NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Pagosa Springs

RESERVATIONS: No

DIRECTIONS:
In Pagosa Springs, CO, at intersection of US 160 and Piedra Rd.
(County Rt. 600), take Piedra Rd. north 13 miles to "Y"
intersection.  Continue straight on Piedra Rd. and go 3.2 miles
to another "Y" intersection.  Bear left, staying on Piedra Rd.,
and go 1.8 miles to still another "Y" intersection.  Continue on
Piedra Rd. and go 1.1 miles to campground sign.  Turn right at
sign into campground or continue straight to another campground
entrance in about 0.8 miles.

GENERAL COMMENTS:
The elevation is 7,800 ft.

The campground stretches out along Williams Creek for about 0.8
miles with most sites adjacent to the creek.  Cottonwoods
dominate the campground with a mix of Aspen and Ponderosa.  Most
sites are open.

SEASONS
Open Seasonal: Yes
Open All Year: No

Seasonal Comment:
Open week before Memorial Day through September 24.

RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED
Rate: $18 per day
Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 30

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: 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: 8
Waste Station: No
Average Parking Apron Size: 21' X 48'

Comments:
The parking aprons are dirt.  Most pull-throughs are parallel parking. 
There is a Forest Service waste station at intersection of Piedra
Rd. and Williams Creek Rd. - 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 (stocked)

CAMPGROUND NAME: Burro Bridge VISIT DATE: 07/07/1999 UPDATE DATE: 2/15/2012 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Mancos-Dolores NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Dolores RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: From Dolores, CO, take State Rt. 145 north 12.1 miles to W. Dolores Rd. sign. Turn left at sign and go 23.8 miles to campground on the right. NOTE: Last 10.6 miles are on a narrow, gravel road. Access to the campground is possible from Rico, CO. However, this route is not recommended, especially for RVrs. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 9,000 ft. The campground is located on a bluff well above the West Dolores River among aspen and spruce trees. It is convenient to Lizard Head Wilderness and network of trails. Some sites in open meadow are poorly defined and obscured by tall grass. The campground is pack it in, pack it out and appears to be undiscovered. Horses are welcomed; a two stall corral is provided for horse campers. West Dolores Rd. passes through a scenic valley and Dunton, CO, the location of thermal springs. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open mid-May through mid-October - weather dependent RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $16 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 30 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: Yes Equestrian Camping: Yes No. Tables on Sites: 15 No. Grilles on Sites: 15 RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 5 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 15' X 38' Comments: The parking aprons are gravel. Some sites have low overhanging branches over the parking aprons. 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 WATER SPORTS - None HIKING - No Comments: Convenient to Lizard Head Wilderness and network of trails. FISHING Fishing: Yes Comments: Cutthroat and Rainbow trout.

CAMPGROUND NAME: Cayton VISIT DATE: 07/08/1999 UPDATE DATE: 2/15/2012 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Mancos-Dolores NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Rico RESERVATIONS: 1-877-444-6777 or make on-line reservation DIRECTIONS: From Rico, CO, take State Rt. 145 north 6 miles to campground sign (Forest Rt. 578). Turn right at sign onto Rt. 578 (gravel) and go 0.3 miles to "Y" intersection. Bear left onto Forest Rt. 476 into campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 9,400 ft. The campground is composed of two loops terracing a mountainside to the banks of the Dolores River among sub-alpine and other conifers. A nice balance of open meadows, towering mountains and dense forest make this an attractive campground and convenient to State Rt. 145. Nice day trips are to Rico and Telluride, CO and Lizard Head Wilderness. The campground was named for James Cayton, a Forest Ranger in Rico from 1920 to 1937. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open Memorial Day weekend through September 15 - weather dependent RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate:$17 per day - no electric hookups $22 per day - electric hookups Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 30 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 1 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 25 Total Sites: 26 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes Equestrian Camping: No No. Tables on Sites: 26 No. Grilles on Sites: 26 RV INFORMATION No. Full Hookups (includes waste): 0 No. Water and Electric Only: 0 No. Water Only: 0 No. Electric Only: 19 No. RV Pull Throughs: 10 Waste Station: Yes Potable Water at Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 13' X 51' Comments: The parking aprons are gravel. Several parking aprons have low overhang. There is a fee to dump. 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: 2 Comments: One wheelchair friendly toilet is not convenient to camping sites. WATER SPORTS - None HIKING - No FISHING Rainbow trout (stocked)

CAMPGROUND NAME: Cimarrona VISIT DATE: 06/30/1999 UPDATE DATE: 9/22/2008 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Pagosa NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Pagosa Springs RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: In Pagosa Springs, CO, at intersection of US 160 and Piedra Rd. (County Rt. 600), take Piedra Rd. north 13 miles to "Y" intersection. Continue straight on Piedra Rd. and go 3.2 miles to another "Y" intersection. Bear left, staying on Piedra Rd., and go 1.8 miles to still another "Y" intersection. Continue on Piedra Rd. and go 5.6 miles to campground sign. Turn right into campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The campground borders the towering cliffs of the Weminuche Wilderness on three sides and the grassy flood plains of the Williams Creek Reservoir on the other. The camping sites are either open with limited shade from Aspen and view of the reservoir or very shaded by Douglas fir. Piedra Rd. ends a mile beyond the campground where a pack animal ramp and corral are provided. The Williams Creek trail also begins here which leads into the Weminuche Wilderness and cross the Continental Divide. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open week before Memorial Day through mid-November. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $15 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 30 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 1 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 19 Total Sites: 20 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes Equestrian Camping: No No. Tables on Sites: 20 No. Grilles on Sites: 20 RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 3 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 16' X 49' Comments: The parking aprons are grass and gravel. There is a Forest Service waste station at intersection of Piedra Rd. and Williams Creek Rd. - 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 Comments: Convenient to the 40-acre, no-wake Williams Creek Reservoir. HIKING Cimarrona Trail #586 (foot and horse) - 8 miles Trail is accessed from the back of camping site #16. Provides access to the Weminuche Wilderness and the Continental Divide trails. FISHING - No Comments: Convenient to the Williams Creek Reservoir for stocked Rainbow trout.

CAMPGROUND NAME: East Fork VISIT DATE: 06/29/1999 UPDATE DATE: 9/22/2008 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Pagosa NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Pagosa Springs RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: From Pagosa Springs, CO, take US Rt. 160 east 9.8 miles to East Fork campground sign (Forest Rt. 667). Turn right at sign onto Rt. 667 (gravel) and go 0.8 miles to campground on right. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 7,600 ft. This is a pretty little campground set in a mixture of mature conifers and Gambel oaks. It is convenient for day trips to Pagosa Springs (for the hot springs), Wolf Creek Pass and Treasure Falls. 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 week before Memorial Day through mid-November. No drinking water after September 15. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $15 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 30 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 6 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 19 Total Sites: 25 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes Equestrian Camping: No No. Tables on Sites: 25 No. Grilles on Sites: 25 RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 2 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 14' X 44' Comments: The parking aprons are gravel. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: No Public Phone: Yes Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 2 No. Threaded: 0 Comments: The water spigots are hand pumps. WATER SPORTS - None HIKING - No FISHING - No

CAMPGROUND NAME: Florida VISIT DATE: 06/26/1999 UPDATE DATE: 2/12/2012 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Columbine NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Bayfield RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: In Bayfield, CO, at the Vallecito Lake sign on US Rt. 160 (County Rt. 501), go north on Rt. 501 for 8.8 miles to County Rt. 240. Turn left onto Rt. 240 and go 2.9 miles to a "T" intersection and campground sign (Forest Rt. 596/County Rt. 243). Turn right onto Rt. 596 (dirt, gravel and paved) and go 7.1 miles to campground sign (Forest Rt. 597A). Turn left onto Rt. 597A and go 0.3 miles to campground. An alternate route is from Durango, CO; take County Rt. 240 (Florida Rd.) north 14 miles to County Rt. 243/Forest Rt. 596. Turn left onto Rt. 596 (gravel, dirt and paved) and go 7.1 miles to campground sign (Forest Rt. 597A). Turn left at sign onto Rt. 597A and go 0.3 miles to campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 8,500 ft. The campground is adjacent to the fast-moving Florida River among Ponderosa pines. Most sites are next to the river. This is bear country; practice safe food storage techniques. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open mid-May through mid-September - weather dependent NOTE: Limited services after Labor Day weekend. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $17 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 3 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 16 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: 3 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 12' X 43' Comments: The parking aprons are dirt and gravel. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 4 WATER SPORTS - None HIKING - No FISHING Rainbow trout (stocked)

CAMPGROUND NAME: Graham Creek VISIT DATE: 06/26/1999 UPDATE DATE: 2/12/2012 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Columbine NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Bayfield RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: In Bayfield, CO, at Vallecito Lake sign on US Rt. 160 (County Rt. 501), go north on Rt. 501 13.2 miles to Vallecito Area Campgrounds sign (Forest Rt. 603). Turn right onto Rt. 603 and go 3.1 miles to campground on left. NOTE: Forest Rt. 603 becomes dirt and gravel after 1.1 miles. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 7,900 ft. The campground is on a hillside on the shore of Vallecito Lake with some sites located on the lake shore and others with a view of the lake. It is heavily wooded with mature Ponderosa pine, other conifers and some Aspen. The campground is tightly configured. Groceries, mountain trail outfitters and laundromat located at nearby private campgrounds and resorts. Cook's night out is also possible. This is bear country; practice safe food storage techniques. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day 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): 20 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: 7 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 15' X 39' Comments: The parking aprons are dirt and gravel. Some sites have low overhanging branches and the interior road is narrow. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 2 WATER SPORTS Lake: Yes Swimming (provided): No Sailing: Yes Boat Ramp: Yes Boat Carry Down Access: No Power Boating: Yes Boating (no power): Yes Water Skiing: Yes Rafting (whitewater): No Kayaking (whitewater): No Comments: Vallecito Lake is 400 acres. Boat ramps are available at nearby resorts for a fee. HIKING - No FISHING Rainbow trout (stocked)

CAMPGROUND NAME: Haviland Lake VISIT DATE: 07/12/1999 UPDATE DATE: 2/12/2012 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Columbine NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Durango RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: From Durango, CO, take US Rt. 550 north 18 miles to Haviland Lake Rd. Turn right onto Haviland Lake Rd. and go 1 mile to campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 8,705 ft. NOTE: The campground was under renovation and not accessible at the time of visit. All information is provided by the Forest Service - Columbine Ranger District Office. The campground, along the shore of Haviland Lake, is composed of three loops with a few of the camping sites located on the lake. Most of the sites are shaded by Ponderosa pine. Morning views of the Hermosa Cliffs across the lake are spectacular. Some sites have screening from scrub oak providing good privacy. The campground is newly renovated starting with the 2001 season and is a comfortable location for both RVrs and tenters. The Needles General Store, with limited groceries and gas, is located about 5 miles north on US Rt. 550. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open May 4 through September 30 RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $19 per day - standard $24 per day - premium Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 NOTE: $5 per day additional surcharge for electric hookups CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 0 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 42 Total Sites: 42 Tent Pads: Yes Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes Equestrian Camping: No No. Tables on Sites: 42 No. Grilles on Sites: 42 RV INFORMATION No. Full Hookups (includes waste): 0 No. Water and Electric Only: 0 No. Water Only: 0 No. Electric Only: 17 No. RV Pull Throughs: 11 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 16' X 40' Comments: The parking aprons are gravel. 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: 0 WATER SPORTS Lake: Yes Swimming (provided): No Sailing: No Boat Ramp: Yes Boat Carry Down Access: Yes Power Boating: No Boating (no power): Yes Water Skiing: No Rafting (whitewater): No Kayaking (whitewater): No Comments: Haviland Lake is 80 acres. HIKING Old Stagecoach Road (foot & mountain bike) - 2 miles FISHING Rainbow and Brown trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: House Creek VISIT DATE: 07/06/1999 UPDATE DATE: 2/15/2012 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Mancos-Dolores NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Dolores RESERVATIONS: 1-877-444-6777 or make on-line reservation DIRECTIONS: In Dolores, CO, at intersection of State Rt. 145 and 11th St. (McPhee Reservoir sign), turn north at sign onto 11th St. and go 7.5 miles to House Creek sign. Turn left at sign and go 5.7 miles to campground symbol sign. Turn left at symbol into campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 7,000 ft. The campground is composed of three loops - A, B and C. It is in a grassy meadow with lots of wild flowers. All sites are open and most have a view of the McPhee Reservoir. Loop C is located on a point of land and has no electric hookups. Loops A & B have the sites with electric hookups and also parking for boat trailers. Bank fishing is possible from the campground. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open May 1 through mid-October. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $17 per day - no electric hookups $22 per day - electric hookups Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 30 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 13 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 46 Total Sites: 59 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: No Equestrian Camping: No No. Tables on Sites: 59 No. Grilles on Sites: 59 RV INFORMATION No. Full Hookups (includes waste): 0 No. Water and Electric Only: 1 No. Water Only: 0 No. Electric Only: 15 No. RV Pull Throughs: 0 Waste Station: Yes Potable Water at Waste Station: Yes Average Parking Apron Size: 10' X 55' Comments: The parking aprons are paved. Dump station has a fee. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 10 No. Threaded: 0 WATER SPORTS Lake: Yes Swimming (provided): No Sailing: Yes Boat Ramp: Yes Boat Carry Down Access: Yes Power Boating: Yes Boating (no power): Yes Water Skiing: Yes Rafting (whitewater): No Kayaking (whitewater): No Comments: McPhee Reservoir is 4,300 acres. HIKING - No FISHING Crappie, Kokanee salmon, Rainbow trout, Catfish and Smallmouth bass

CAMPGROUND NAME: Junction Creek VISIT DATE: 07/01/1999 UPDATE DATE: 2/12/2012 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Columbine NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Durango RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: In Durango, CO, at intersection of US Rt. 550 and 25th St. (across from fairgrounds), take 25th St. west 2.9 miles to "Y" intersection and campground sign. Follow sign and go 2.1 miles to another campground sign. Turn left into campground. NOTE: 25th St. changes to Junction St., then County Rt. 204. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 7,300 ft. The campground, located on a south-facing hill above Junction Creek, is among Ponderosa pine and Gambel oak. The understory is grass. The campground is convenient to Durango, the southern end of the Colorado Trail and Animas overlook. This is bear country; practice safe food storage techniques. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open May 4 through mid-November. NOTE: No water after October 1. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $19 per day NOTE: NOTE: (1) $5 per day additional surcharge for electric hookups (2) Except for surcharge, $8 per day after October 1 Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 0 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 33 Total Sites: 33 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes Equestrian Camping: No No. Tables on Sites: 33 No. Grilles on Sites: 33 RV INFORMATION No. Full Hookups (includes waste): 0 No. Water and Electric Only: 0 No. Water Only: 0 No. Electric Only: 14 No. RV Pull Throughs: 2 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 13' X 47' Comments: The parking aprons are gravel. There is a waste station at the Durango Chamber of Commerce Information Center in Gateway Park off US Rt. 160 - 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): 4 No. Threaded: 0 Comments: Wheelchair friendly toilet across from camping site #28. WATER SPORTS - None HIKING - No FISHING - No

CAMPGROUND NAME: Kroeger VISIT DATE: 07/01/1999 UPDATE DATE: 2/12/2012 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Columbine NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Durango RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: From Durango, CO, take US Rt. 160 west 10.4 miles to La Plata Canyon sign (County Rt. 124). Turn right at sign onto Rt. 124 and go 6.3 miles to campground sign. Turn left into campground. NOTE: County Rt. 124 becomes a dirt and rocky road after 4.7 miles. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 9,000 ft. The campground is in a canyon and composed of a single, tight loop near the La Plata River. It is pack it in, pack it out. The camping sites are under large Spruce and Douglas fir with some Aspen and Cottonwoods. A couple of miles up the canyon is the old mining district of La Plata with its rich history and beautiful scenery. This is bear country; practice safe food storage techniques. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open Memorial Day weekend through mid-September 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): 10 Total Sites: 10 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: No Wooded Sites: Yes Equestrian Camping: No No. Tables on Sites: 10 No. Grilles on Sites: 10 RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 1 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 11' X 35' Comments: The parking aprons are dirt. There is a waste station at the Durango Chamber of Commerce Information Center in Gateway Park off US Rt. 160 - 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 - None HIKING - No FISHING Rainbow trout (stocked)

CAMPGROUND NAME: Lower Hermosa VISIT DATE: 02/15/2012 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Columbine NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Durango RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: In Durango, CO, at the intersection of US Rts. 160 and 550, take Rt. 550 north 11 miles to County Rt. 201, in the community of Hermosa. Turn left onto Rt. 201 and go 4 miles to campground on left. NOTE: County Rt. 201 becomes Forest Rt. 576. Directions were developed with use of mapping software. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 8,500 ft. This single loop, pack it in, pack it out campground, is located near the popular multi-use Hermosa Creek trail. Basically, the campground is a trailhead for campers with a horse, mountain bike or dirt bike. It is also popular for hikers and anglers. The campsites are separated for those with horses and those without. Corrals are available at some equestrian campsites and others have enough room for portable corrals. Ponderosa pine and Gambel oaks provide shade to some campsites. "Endro" events are held in in the area and pass near the campground. Contact the Ranger District office for more information. NOTE: The campground came on-line after the authors visited the area. Information provided by Ranger District office staff. SEASONS Open Seasonal: No Open All Year: Yes Seasonal Comment: Could be closed by snow - check with ranger district office. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: No charge Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 9 No. Tent Sites: 10 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 0 Total Sites: 19 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes Equestrian Camping: Yes No. Tables on Sites: 19 No. Grilles on Sites: 19 RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 4 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 14' X 30' Comments: The parking aprons are gravel. 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 vault toilet is located outside the campground next to the trailhead parking lot. WATER SPORTS - None HIKING Hermosa Creek trail #514 (foot, horse, mountain bike, & dirt bike) - 20 miles provides access to network of trails FISHING - No

CAMPGROUND NAME: Lower Piedra VISIT DATE: 06/29/1999 UPDATE DATE: 9/22/2008 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Pagosa NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Pagosa Springs RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: From Pagosa Springs, CO, take US Rt. 160 west 18.1 miles to Lower Piedra campground sign. Turn right at sign onto gravel road and go 0.2 miles to another Lower Piedra campground sign (Forest Rt. 621). Turn left onto Rt. 621 (gravel) and go 1 mile to campground. NOTE: Gravel roadways are single-lane. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 6,600 ft. The campground, among Douglas fir, Gambel oak and Ponderosa pine, loops around the Piedra River with a few sites overlooking the river. Nice day trips are to Chimney Rock and the hot springs in Pagosa Springs. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open week before Memorial Day through mid-November. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $15 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 1 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 16 Total Sites: 17 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes Equestrian Camping: No No. Tables on Sites: 17 No. Grilles on Sites: 17 RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 5 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 13' X 36' Comments: The parking aprons are dirt. The interior road is narrow and rough. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: No Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 0 No. Threaded: 0 WATER SPORTS - None HIKING - No FISHING Rainbow trout (stocked)

CAMPGROUND NAME: Mavreeso VISIT DATE: 07/07/1999 UPDATE DATE: 2/15/2012 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Mancos-Dolores NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Dolores RESERVATIONS: 1-877-444-6777 or make on-line reservation DIRECTIONS: From Dolores, CO, take State Rt. 145 north 12.1 miles to W. Dolores Rd. sign. Turn left at sign and go 6.1 miles to campground sign. Turn right at sign into campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 7,600 ft. The campground stretches along the West Dolores River with sites adjacent to the river. It is located in a valley among a mixture of mature spruce, Ponderosa and Douglas fir. West Dolores Rd. continues on 15 miles past the campground to the town of Dunton, the site of thermal springs. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open mid-May through mid-September RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $17 per day - no hookups $22 per day - electric hookups Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 30 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 1 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 18 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 No. Full Hookups (includes waste): 0 No. Water and Electric Only: 0 No. Water Only: 0 No. Electric Only: 5 No. RV Pull Throughs: 13 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 16' X 35' Comments: The parking aprons are gravel. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 3 No. Threaded: 0 WATER SPORTS - None HIKING - No FISHING Brown, Rainbow, Cutthroat and Brook trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: McPhee VISIT DATE: 07/06/1999 UPDATE DATE: 2/15/2012 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Mancos-Dolores NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Dolores RESERVATIONS: 1-877-444-6777 or make on-line reservation DIRECTIONS: From Dolores, CO, take State Rt. 145 west 1.5 miles to McPhee Reservoir sign (State Rt. 184). Turn right onto Rt. 184 and go 4.2 miles to another McPhee Reservoir sign (RD 25). Turn right onto RD 25 and go 0.3 miles to campground sign (Forest Rt. 271). Turn right onto Rt. 271 and go 2 miles to campground symbol sign (across from waste station). Turn right at symbol into campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 7,400 ft. The campground is composed of two loops, Juniper and Pinyon, above McPhee Reservoir. The sites are nestled among Pinyon, scrub oak and Juniper with many of them providing space for boat trailers. Most sites have level, clear areas for pitching a tent, some overlook the reservoir and some have ramadas. For a fee, firewood is available from the host and there is a laundromat at the entrance to the campground. All "Tent Only" sites are walk-in and are quite attractive. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open May 1 through October 15. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $17 per day NOTE: $5 per day additional surcharge for electric hookups. Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 30 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 12 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 68 Total Sites: 80 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes Equestrian Camping: No No. Tables on Sites: 80 No. Grilles on Sites: 80 RV INFORMATION No. Full Hookups (includes waste): 2 No. Water and Electric Only: 0 No. Water Only: 0 No. Electric Only: 14 No. RV Pull Throughs: 16 Waste Station: Yes Potable Water at Waste Station: Yes Average Parking Apron Size: 12.5' X 54' Comments: The parking aprons are paved. FACILITIES Vaults: No Flush Toilets: Yes Hot Showers: Yes Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: Yes Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 13 No. Threaded: 0 Comments: Showers are $2 and located at entrance to campground. WATER SPORTS Lake: Yes Swimming (provided): No Sailing: Yes Boat Ramp: Yes Boat Carry Down Access: No Power Boating: Yes Boating (no power): Yes Water Skiing: Yes Rafting (whitewater): No Kayaking (whitewater): No Comments: McPhee Reservoir is 4,300 acres. Call Ranger District Office for marina services. HIKING Overlook Trail (foot) - 1 mile FISHING Crappie, Kokanee salmon, Rainbow trout, Catfish and Smallmouth bass - a fish cleaning station is available.

CAMPGROUND NAME: Middle Mountain VISIT DATE: 06/26/1999 UPDATE DATE: 2/12/2012 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Columbine NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Bayfield RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: In Bayfield, CO, at Vallecito Lake sign on US Rt. 160 (County Rt. 501), go north on Rt. 501 13.2 miles to Vallecito Area Campgrounds sign (Forest Rt. 603). Turn right onto Rt. 603 and go 5.7 miles to campground on left. NOTE: Forest Rt. 603 becomes dirt and gravel after 1.1 miles. There is a covered bridge on Rt. 603 (just after Five Branch Camper Park) - 12' 10" wide by 12' 4" high. Dirt road narrows down to single-lane just before Five Branch Camper Park for about 0.5 miles. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 7,900 ft. The campground is on a hillside overlooking Vallecito Lake among young Ponderosa pine. All sites have view of the lake with some sites located on the shore. The campground is convenient to several resorts, laundromat, mountain trail outfitters and lodges for a cook's night out. This is bear country; practice safe food storage techniques. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open mid-May through mid-September RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $17 per day - standard $20 per day - premium Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 2 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 21 Total Sites: 23 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes Equestrian Camping: No No. Tables on Sites: 23 No. Grilles on Sites: 23 RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 3 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 10' X 43' Comments: The parking aprons are gravel and dirt. 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: 0 WATER SPORTS Lake: Yes Swimming (provided): No Sailing: Yes Boat Ramp: No Boat Carry Down Access: Yes Power Boating: Yes Boating (no power): Yes Water Skiing: Yes Rafting (whitewater): No Kayaking (whitewater): No Comments: Vallecito Lake is 400 acres. Boat ramps are available at private campgrounds and resorts for a fee. HIKING - No FISHING Rainbow trout (stocked)

CAMPGROUND NAME: Miller Creek VISIT DATE: 06/26/1999 UPDATE DATE: 2/12/2012 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Columbine NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Bayfield RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: In Bayfield, CO, at the Vallecito Lake sign on US Rt. 160 (County Rt. 501), go north on Rt. 501 for 8.8 miles to County Rt. 240. Turn left onto Rt. 240 and go 2.9 miles to a "T" intersection and campground sign (Forest Rt. 596/County Rt. 243). Turn right onto Rt. 596 (dirt, gravel and paved) and go 3.5 miles to campground on left. An alternate route is from Durango, CO, taking County Rt. 240 (Florida Rd.) north 14 miles to County Rt. 243/Forest Rt. 596. Turn left onto Rt. 596 (dirt, gravel and paved) and go 3.5 miles to campground on left. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 8,000 ft. The campground is located above and adjacent to Lemon Reservoir with some sites next to the reservoir. Other sites overlook Miller Creek. All sites are among Aspen and mixed conifers. The best RV sites are parallel parking (pull-throughs) in parking lot adjacent to the reservoir. The remaining sites are on a hillside in a tight configuration. Mountain trail outfitters are nearby. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open mid-May through mid-September RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $17 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 1 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 10 Total Sites: 11 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: No Wooded Sites: Yes Equestrian Camping: No No. Tables on Sites: 11 No. Grilles on Sites: 11 RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 5 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 10' X 42' Comments: The parking aprons are dirt and gravel. 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 WATER SPORTS Lake: Yes Swimming (provided): No Sailing: Yes Boat Ramp: Yes Boat Carry Down Access: Yes Power Boating: Yes Boating (no power): Yes Water Skiing: Yes Rafting (whitewater): No Kayaking (whitewater): No Comments: Lemon Reservoir is 200 acres. Sailfish boats are best for sailing. HIKING - No FISHING Kokanee Salmon and Rainbow and Stealhead trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: North Canyon VISIT DATE: 06/26/1999 UPDATE DATE: 2/12/2012 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Columbine NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Bayfield RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: In Bayfield, CO, at Vallecito Lake sign on US Rt. 160 (County Rt. 501), go north on Rt. 501 13.2 miles to Vallecito Area Campgrounds sign (Forest Rt. 603). Turn right onto Rt. 603 and go 3.4 miles to campground on left. NOTE: Forest Rt. 603 becomes dirt and gravel after 1.1 miles. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 7,900 ft. The campground is on a hillside on the shore of Vallecito Lake with some sites located on the lake shore and others with a view of the lake. It is heavily wooded with mature Ponderosa pine and other conifers. Groceries, mountain trail outfitters and laundromat located at nearby private campgrounds and resorts. A cook's night out is also possible. This is bear country; practice safe food storage techniques. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open Memorial Day weekend 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: 2 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 18 Total Sites: 20 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: No Wooded Sites: Yes Equestrian Camping: No No. Tables on Sites: 20 No. Grilles on Sites: 20 RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 2 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 11' X 34' Comments: The parking aprons are dirt and grass. The interior road is narrow and rough. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 3 No. Threaded: 0 Comments: Threaded spigot is near camping site 16 and is not accessible to RVs. WATER SPORTS Lake: Yes Swimming (provided): No Sailing: Yes Boat Ramp: No Boat Carry Down Access: Yes Power Boating: Yes Boating (no power): Yes Water Skiing: Yes Rafting (whitewater): No Kayaking (whitewater): No Comments: Vallecito Lake is 400 acres. Boat ramps are available at nearby resorts for a fee. HIKING - No FISHING Fishing: Yes Comments: Rainbow trout (stocked)

CAMPGROUND NAME: Palisades Horse Camp VISIT DATE: 04/15/2007 UPDATE DATE: 9/12/2010 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Pagosa NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Pagosa Springs RESERVATIONS: 1-877-444-6777 or make on-line reservation DIRECTIONS: In Pagosa Springs, CO, at intersection of US 160 and Piedra Rd. (County Rt. 600), take Piedra Rd. north 13 miles to "Y" intersection. Continue straight on Piedra Rd. and go 3.2 miles to another "Y" intersection. Bear left, staying on Piedra Rd., and go 1.8 miles to still another "Y" intersection. Continue on Piedra Rd. and go 6.3 miles into campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 8,300 ft. NOTE: This campground went active after the authors researched San Juan National Forest. All information was provided by the Pagosa Ranger District and a fellow camper. This single loop equestrian campground is located in a stand of pine, spruce, and fir. Each site has a hitching rail or a four- unit stall and a lamp pole. A watering tank is available for stock. The Williams Creek trail is next to the campground and leads into the Weminuche Wilderness and crosses the Continental Divide. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: Yes Seasonal Comment: Services provided week before Memorial Day through November 15 RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $20 per day - single $25 per day - double 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: Yes Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes Equestrian Camping: No No. Tables on Sites: 12 No. Grilles on Sites: 12 RV INFORMATION Hookups: No No. RV Pull Throughs: 3 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 16' X 50" Comments: The parking aprons are gravel. There is a Forest Service waste station at intersection of Piedra Rd. and Williams Creek Rd. - 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): 5 No. Threaded: 0 Comments: Stock water is provided. WATER SPORTS - None HIKING Connector trail to Williams Creek Trail #587 (foot and horse) - 10 miles Provides access to the Weminuche Wilderness FISHING No

CAMPGROUND NAME: Pine Point VISIT DATE: 06/26/1999 UPDATE DATE: 2/12/2012 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Columbine NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Bayfield RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: In Bayfield, CO, at Vallecito Lake sign on US Rt. 160 (County Rt. 501), go north on Rt. 501 13.2 miles to Vallecito Area Campgrounds sign (Forest Rt. 603). Turn right onto Rt. 603 and go 3.9 miles to campground on left. NOTE: Forest Rt. 603 becomes dirt and gravel after 1.1 miles. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 7,900 ft. The campground is on a hillside on the shore of Vallecito Lake with some sites located on the lake shore and others with a view of the lake. It is heavily wooded with mature Ponderosa pine and other conifers. Groceries and laundromat located at nearby private campgrounds and resorts. Mountain trail outfitters are also close by. This is bear country; practice safe food storage techniques. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open mid-May through September 30 RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $17 per day - standard $20 per day - premium Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 1 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 28 Total Sites: 29 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: No Wooded Sites: Yes Equestrian Camping: No No. Tables on Sites: 29 No. Grilles on Sites: 29 RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 5 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 13.5' X 50' Comments: The parking aprons are dirt and gravel. 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: 0 Comments: Toilets are the pit type and marine flush. The wheelchair friendly toilet is across from camping site #19. WATER SPORTS Lake: Yes Swimming (provided): No Sailing: Yes Boat Ramp: No Boat Carry Down Access: Yes Power Boating: Yes Boating (no power): Yes Water Skiing: Yes Rafting (whitewater): No Kayaking (whitewater): No Comments: Vallecito Lake is 400 acres. Boat ramps at private resorts and campgrounds can be used for a fee. HIKING -No FISHING Rainbow trout (stocked)

CAMPGROUND NAME: Snowslide VISIT DATE: 07/01/1999 UPDATE DATE: 2/12/2012 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Columbine NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Durango RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: From Durango, CO, take US Rt. 160 west 10.4 miles to La Plata Canyon sign (County Rt. 124). Turn right at sign onto Rt. 124 and go 5.8 miles to campground sign. Turn right at sign into one section or left into the other. NOTE: County Rt. 124 becomes a dirt and rocky road after 4.7 miles. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 8,700 ft. The campground, pack it in, pack it out, straddles County Rt. 124 with the eastern section hugging the La Plata River shore. This is a rustic campground with a rough interior road among Aspen and mixed conifers. A couple of miles up the canyon is the old mining district of La Plata with its rich history and beautiful scenery. This is bear country; practice safe food storage techniques. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open Memorial Day weekend through October 15. NOTE: Limited services after September 15. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $15 per day. Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 1 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 10 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: 20' X 33' Comments: The parking aprons are dirt. There is a waste station at the Durango Chamber of Commerce Information Center in Gateway Park off US Rt. 160 - 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 No. Threaded: 0 Comments: There is a hand pump 0.5 miles further up the road at Kroeger campground (Forest Service). WATER SPORTS - None HIKING - No FISHING Rainbow trout (stocked)

CAMPGROUND NAME: South Mineral VISIT DATE: 07/11/1999 UPDATE DATE: 2/12/2012 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Columbine NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Silverton RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: From Silverton, CO, take State Rt. 550 north 1.8 miles to campground access sign. Bear left onto County Rt. 7/Forest Rt. 585 (dirt) and go 4.4 miles to campground sign. Turn left into campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 9,800 ft. The campground meanders around and through mixed conifers in a valley along South Mineral Creek and open meadows. Most camping sites have pleasant view of surrounding mountains or are adjacent to the creek. Access to the campground is through a pretty valley with waterfalls cascading to South Mineral Creek. Firewood is available for a fee. Four-wheel roads lead in all directions from the campground. This is bear country; practice safe food storage techniques. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open Memorial Day weekend through October 15. NOTE: Limited services after September 15. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $19 per day. Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 4 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 21 Total Sites: 25 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes Equestrian Camping: No No. Tables on Sites: 25 No. Grilles on Sites: 25 RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 6 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 15' X 37' Comments: The parking aprons are gravel and the interior road is rough. There is waste station at Silver Summit RV Park (private) in Silverton, CO. Expect to pay a fee. 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: 1 Comments: The threaded spigot is located near trailhead at campground entrance. WATER SPORTS - None HIKING Hiking: Yes Comments: Ice Lake Trail (foot & horse) - 2.5 miles FISHING Fishing: Yes Comments: Rainbow trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: Target Tree VISIT DATE: 07/01/1999 UPDATE DATE: 2/15/2012 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Mancos-Dolores NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Mancos RESERVATIONS: 1-877-444-6777 or make on-line reservation DIRECTIONS: From Mancos, CO, take US Rt. 160 east 8.8 miles to campground sign. Turn left at sign onto gravel road and go 0.3 miles to campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 7,800 ft. The campground is a single loop that meanders up a hillside and then down again among Ponderosa pine and Gambel oak. The campground is adjacent to US Rt. 160 and is well located for day trips to Durango, Mancos and Mesa Verde National Park. It is also popular for bird watching. The campground was the "ivikukuch" camp for the Ute Indians - some Ponderosa pines bear large oval scars where the Utes scraped sap and cambium from the trees for soup, stew and tea. Firewood is available from the host for a fee. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open mid-May through Labor Day RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $17 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 30 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 0 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 24 Total Sites: 24 Tent Pads: Yes Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes Equestrian Camping: No No. Tables on Sites: 24 No. Grilles on Sites: 24 RV INFORMATION No. Full Hookups (includes waste): 0 No. Water and Electric Only: 0 No. Water Only: 0 No. Electric Only: 0 No. RV Pull Throughs: 4 Waste Station: No Potable Water at Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 12' X 54' Comments: The parking aprons are gravel. There is an RV waste station at gas station at intersection of US 160 and State Rt. 184 in Mancos. Potable water is available and the fee is $2. 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: 1 WATER SPORTS - None HIKING Target Tree or "Ivikukuch" Interpretive Trail (foot, wheelchair friendly) - 0.25 miles FISHING - No

CAMPGROUND NAME: Teal VISIT DATE: 06/30/1999 UPDATE DATE: 9/22/2008 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Pagosa NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Pagosa Springs RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: In Pagosa Springs, CO, at intersection of US 160 and Piedra Rd. (County Rt. 600), take Piedra Rd. north 13 miles to "Y" intersection. Continue straight on Piedra Rd. and go 3.2 miles to another "Y" intersection. Bear left, staying on Piedra Rd., and go 1.8 miles to still another "Y" intersection. Continue on Piedra Rd. and go 1.8 miles to campground sign. Turn right into campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 8,300 ft. The campground is adjacent to the Williams Creek Reservoir among scattered Ponderosa pine and grass understory. The camping sites have a view of the surrounding mountains and either the reservoir or Weminuche Wilderness. Most sites are open and the pull- throughs are actually parallel parking. This is bear country; practice safe food storage techniques. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open week before Memorial Day through mid-November. No drinking water after September 15. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate:$15 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: Yes Equestrian Camping: No No. Tables on Sites: 15 No. Grilles on Sites: 15 RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 5 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 20' X 31' Comments: The parking aprons are gravel. There is a Forest Service waste station at intersection of Piedra Rd. and Williams Creek Rd. - 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. The only wheelchair friendly toilet is next to camping site #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: Williams Creek Reservoir is 40 acres. This is a no-wake lake. HIKING - No FISHING Rainbow trout (stocked)

CAMPGROUND NAME: Transfer VISIT DATE: 07/01/1999 UPDATE DATE: 2/15/2012 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Mancos-Dolores NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Mancos RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: In Mancos, CO, at intersection of US 160 and State Rt. 184 (and campground sign), take Rt. 184 (N. Main St.) north 0.3 miles to Jackson Lake sign (County Rt. 42/Forest Rt. 561). Turn right at sign onto Rt. 42 (gravel) and go 9.9 miles to campground sign. Turn right at sign and go 0.3 miles to another campground sign. Bear left at sign into campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 8,500 ft. The campground is pack it in, pack it out and very attractive with sites nestled in a grove of young Aspen. This campground is the hub for access to a network of trails for horse, foot, mountain bike and ATVs. The sounds of the whispering Aspen, birds and occasional baying of horses adds to the campground's peaceful setting. ATVs are permitted in the campground, but not horses. However, Transfer Corral (for horses) is a short walk from the back of campground. There are also a few camp sites at the corral (not included in the count for this campground) which are $4 per day. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open mid-May through mid-October - weather dependent RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $16 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 30 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: 12 No. Grilles on Sites: 12 RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 3 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 16' X 57' Comments: The parking aprons are gravel. The pull-throughs are small. There is an RV waste station at gas station at intersection of US 160 and State Rt. 184 in Mancos. Potable water is available and the fee is $2. 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 - None HIKING Aspen Loop Trail (foot, horse, mountain bike & ATV) - 39 miles Big Al Interpretive Trail (foot - wheelchair friendly) - 0.5 miles The following trails are foot, horse and mountain bike: Chicken Creek Trail - 8 miles Box Canyon Trail - 2.75 miles Morrison Trail - 9.25 miles West Mancos Trail - 18 miles (accesses many other trails) FISHING - No

CAMPGROUND NAME: Transfer Park VISIT DATE: 06/26/1999 UPDATE DATE: 2/12/2012 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Columbine NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Bayfield RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: In Bayfield, CO, at the Vallecito Lake sign on US Rt. 160 (County Rt. 501), go north on Rt. 501 for 8.8 miles to County Rt. 240. Turn left onto Rt. 240 and go 2.9 miles to a "T" intersection and campground sign (Forest Rt. 596/County Rt. 243). Turn right onto Rt. 596 (dirt, gravel and paved) and go 7.1 miles to campground sign (Forest Rt. 597A). Turn left at sign onto Rt. 597A and go 1.2 miles to campground. An alternate route is from Durango, CO; take County Rt. 240 (Florida Rd.) north 14 miles to County Rt. 243/Forest Rt. 596. Turn left onto Rt. 596 (gravel, dirt and paved) and go 7.1 miles to campground sign (Forest Rt. 597A). Turn left at sign onto Rt. 597A and go 1.2 miles to campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 8,600 ft. The campground is composed of two large loops among heavy woods of Aspen and mixed conifers. Some camping sites back up to a gorge carved by the Florida River. The campground is rustic in a peaceful setting. The Burnt Timber Trail (#199), providing access to the Weminuche Wilderness, is between the two loops. During mining days, the campground was the site for transferring ore and supplies from wagon to mule. This is bear country; practice safe food storage techniques. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open Memorial Day weekend through mid-October. NOTE: Limited services after September 15. 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): 25 Total Sites: 25 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: No Wooded Sites: Yes Equestrian Camping: No No. Tables on Sites: 25 No. Grilles on Sites: 25 RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 5 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 13' X 42' Comments: The parking aprons are dirt and gravel. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: YesNo Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 4 No. Threaded: 0 Comments: Water is pumped to spigots via a solar system that works properly when there is sufficient sunlight; recommend packing in some water. WATER SPORTS - None HIKING Burnt Timber Trail #199 (foot & horse) - 2.5 miles accesses the Weminuche Wilderness FISHING Rainbow trout (stocked)

CAMPGROUND NAME: Ute VISIT DATE: 06/29/1999 UPDATE DATE: 9/22/2008 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Pagosa NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Pagosa Springs RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: From Pagosa Springs, CO, take US Rt. 160 west 12.6 miles to campground on right. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 6,700 ft. The campground is directly off US Rt. 160 in a stand of mature Ponderosa pine. Very little understory gives nice open feel to campground. The campground is designed as a "V" with the right side being tent only. Nice day trips are to Chimney Rock and Pagosa Springs for the hot springs. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open week before Memorial Day through mid-November. No drinking water after September 15. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $15 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 7 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 20 Total Sites: 27 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes Equestrian Camping: No No. Tables on Sites: 27 No. Grilles on Sites: 27 RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 0 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 10' X 47' Comments: The parking aprons are dirt. 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 WATER SPORTS - None HIKING - No FISHING - No

CAMPGROUND NAME: Vallecito VISIT DATE: 06/26/1999 UPDATE DATE: 2/12/2012 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Columbine NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Bayfield RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: In Bayfield, CO, at the Vallecito Lake sign on US Rt. 160 (County Rt. 501), go north on Rt. 501 for 18.5 miles to Vallecito campground sign (County Rt. 500). Turn right onto Rt. 500 and go 2.7 miles to campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 8,000 ft. The campground is very popular and one of the largest in the forest. It is adjacent to Vallecito Creek and Weminuche Wilderness Area. There are four loops - Bear, Chipmunk, Wapiti and Deer. It is thickly wooded with Ponderosa pine, Gambel oak and Aspen. The camping site count includes 17 sites in the Wapiti loop which was closed at time of visit. Some sites in the Bear loop overlook the creek. The campground is convenient to the Vallecito Reservoir which offers a wide variety of water sports and lodges for a cook's night out. There are mountain trail outfitters nearby. This is bear country; practice safe food storage techniques. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open mid-May through October 15. NOTE: Limited services after September 15. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $17 per day - standard $20 per day - premium NOTE: $5 additional surcharge for electric hookups Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 3 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 76 Total Sites: 79 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes Equestrian Camping: No No. Tables on Sites: 79 No. Grilles on Sites: 79 RV INFORMATION No. Full Hookups (includes waste): 0 No. Water and Electric Only: 0 No. Water Only: 0 No. Electric Only: 15 No. RV Pull Throughs: 25 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 14' X 46' Comments: The parking aprons are dirt, gravel and grass. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 10 No. Threaded: 0 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: There is whitewater rafting and kayaking on Vallecito Creek. HIKING Vallecito Creek Trail (foot and horse) - access to the Weminuche Wilderness FISHING Rainbow trout (stocked)

CAMPGROUND NAME: West Dolores VISIT DATE: 07/07/1999 UPDATE DATE: 2/15/2012 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Mancos-Dolores NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Dolores RESERVATIONS: 1-877-444-6777 or make on-line reservation DIRECTIONS: From Dolores, CO, take State Rt. 145 north 12.1 miles to W. Dolores Rd. sign. Turn left at sign and go 7.4 miles to campground sign. Turn right into campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 7,800 ft. The campground stretches along West Dolores River with sites adjacent to the river. It is located in a valley among a mixture of mature spruce and Ponderosa. West Dolores Rd. continues on 15 miles past the campground to the town of Dunton, the site of thermal springs. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open mid-May through mid-October - weather permitting RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $17 per day - no electric hookups $22 per day - electric hookups Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 30 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 0 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 16 Total Sites: 16 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes Equestrian Camping: No No. Tables on Sites: 16 No. Grilles on Sites: 16 RV INFORMATION No. Full Hookups (includes waste): 0 No. Water Only: 0 No. Water and Electric Only: 0 No. Electric Only: 6 No. RV Pull Throughs: 1 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 14' X 50' Comments: The parking aprons are gravel. 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 - None HIKING - No FISHING Cutthroat and Rainbow Trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: West Fork VISIT DATE: 06/29/1999 UPDATE DATE: 9/22/2008 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Pagosa NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Pagosa Springs RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: From Pagosa Springs, CO, take US Rt. 160 east 13.8 miles to West Fork Rd. sign (Forest Rt. 648). Turn left at sign on to Rt. 648 (gravel) and go 0.8 miles to "Y" intersection. Bear left, staying on Rt. 648, and go 1 mile to campground sign. Turn left into campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 8,000 ft. The campground is a single large loop with sites nestled among a mixture of mature conifers. The West Fork of the San Juan River can be heard but not seen from the campground. It is quiet and tranquil, providing solitude for campers. The campground is near Bruce Spruce Ranch (private) which offers a variety of services from hot showers to cold drinks. Outfitters are also nearby. The campground is convenient for day trips to Pagosa Springs (for the hot springs), Wolf Creek Pass and Treasure Falls. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open week before Memorial Day through mid-September. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $15 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 30 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 2 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 25 Total Sites: 27 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes Equestrian Camping: No No. Tables on Sites: 27 No. Grilles on Sites: 27 RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 9 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 13' X 46' Comments: The parking aprons are gravel and the pull-throughs can accommodate most any size RV. 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 spigots are hand pumps. Hot showers available at Bruce Spruce Ranch - $4 fee. WATER SPORTS - None HIKING - No FISHING Rainbow trout (stocked)

CAMPGROUND NAME: Williams Creek VISIT DATE: 06/29/1999 UPDATE DATE: 7/1/2012 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Pagosa NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Pagosa Springs RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: In Pagosa Springs, CO, at intersection of US 160 and Piedra Rd. (County Rt. 600), take Piedra Rd. north 13 miles to "Y" intersection. Continue straight on Piedra Rd. and go 3.2 miles to another "Y" intersection. Bear left, staying on Piedra Rd., and go 1.8 miles to still another "Y" intersection. Continue on Piedra Rd. and go 0.3 miles to campground sign. Turn right into campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 8,100 ft. This is a large, popular campground with a few camping sites along Williams Creek. Aspen, Douglas fir and Ponderosa pine provide the shade. The campground is configured with a mish-mash or hodgepodge of tight loops and short spurs. This is bear country; practice safe food storage techniques. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open week before Memorial Day through mid-September. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $18 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 4 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 59 Total Sites: 63 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes Equestrian Camping: No No. Tables on Sites: 63 No. Grilles on Sites: 63 RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 15 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 17' X 48' Comments: The parking aprons are dirt and grass. There is a Forest Service waste station at intersection of Piedra Rd. and Williams Creek Rd. - no fee. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: Yes Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 14 No. Threaded: 14 Comments: Only wheelchair friendly toilet is adjacent to camping sites 31/33. WATER SPORTS - None HIKING - No FISHING Rainbow trout (stocked)




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