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CAMPGROUND NAME: Avalanche

VISIT DATE: 08/30/1999

UPDATE DATE: 2/28/2008

STATE: Colorado

REGION: Rocky Mountain

RANGER DISTRICT: Aspen-Sopris

NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Redstone

RESERVATIONS: No

DIRECTIONS:
From Redstone, CO, take State Rt. 113 north 5.2 miles to
Avalanche Creek sign (may be hidden by tall grass), just past
Avalanche Ranch.  Turn right, fording Crystal River, onto Forest
Rt. 310 (single lane with no turnouts, dirt road) and go 2.3
miles to campground.

NOTE: Trailers are not recommended on Forest Rt. 310 and it is
subject to mud slides.

GENERAL COMMENTS:
The elevation is 7,400 ft.

The campground, next to Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness, is a
single loop with some sites adjacent to Avalanche Creek.  Spruce
and Cottonwood provide shade to camping sites.  Although no
facilities are provided for horses in the campground, a large
open parking area with three camping sites next to campground,
could be used by equestrian campers.  Firewood is available for a
fee.

SEASONS
Open Seasonal: Yes
Open All Year: No

Seasonal Comment:
Open May 20 through November 13.

RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED
Rate: $14 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: Yes
Wooded Sites: Yes
Equestrian Camping: Yees

No. Tables on Sites: 10
No. Grilles on Sites: 10

RV INFORMATION
Hookups: None
No. RV Pull Throughs: 0
Waste Station: No
Average Parking Apron Size: 13' X 37'

Comments:
The parking aprons are dirt 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): 1
  No. Threaded: 0

Comments:
The water spigot is a hand pump.

WATER SPORTS - None

HIKING
Avalanche Creek Trail #1959 (foot & horse) - 12 miles

Provides access to the Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness.

FISHING   
Rainbow and Cutthroat trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: Blue River VISIT DATE: 09/08/1999 UPDATE DATE: 3/25/2010 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Dillon NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Silverthorne RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: From Silverthorne, CO, take State Rt. 9 north 4.7 miles to campground sign. Turn right at sign into campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 8,400 ft. The campground is located on a ridge above the Blue River in a stand of Lodgepole pines. It meanders down a hillside to the river's edge where several camping sites are along the shore. Blue River is a Gold Medal trout river. Aspen and River Willow add shade and provide some sites with privacy. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open May 20 through October 9. NOTE: Campground closed for Mountain Pine Beetle mitigation. Contact Ranger District Officer for status. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $14 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 0 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 24 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: 0 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 13' X 36' 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): 0 WATER SPORTS - None HIKING - No FISHING Rainbow, Brown and Cutthroat (catch & release) trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: Bogan Flats VISIT DATE: 08/30/1999 UPDATE DATE:2/28/2008 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Aspen-Sopris NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Redstone RESERVATIONS: 1-877-444-6777 or make on-line reservation DIRECTIONS: From Redstone, CO, take State Rt. 133 south 5 miles to sign for Marble County Rt. 3. Bear left at sign onto Rt. 3 and go 1.5 miles to campground sign. Turn left into campground. NOTE: County Rt. 3 goes from paved to dirt after 1 mile. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 7,600 ft. The campground, a nice mixture of open and shaded camping sites, stretches along the Crystal River in a deep valley of Aspen, Ponderosa pine and spruce and River Willow. About a third of the sites are adjacent to the river. The campground is convenient to State Rt. 133 but far enough away to avoid highway sounds. Firewood is available for a fee. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open May 20 through October 23. No water after first major freeze. 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): 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: 6 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 14' X 53' Comments: The parking aprons are gravel. Pull-throughs will 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): 4 No. Threaded: 4 Comments: The wheelchair friendly toilet is located at far end of campground. WATER SPORTS - None HIKING - No FISHING Rainbow, Cutthroat and Brown trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: Bucks VISIT DATE: 09/06/1999 UPDATE DATE: 3/25/2010 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Blanco NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Buford RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: From Buford, CO, take County Rt. 8 east 18.6 miles to Trapper Lake and Forest Rt. 205 signs. Turn right at signs and go 7.6 miles to Trappers Lake campground sign. Turn right, crossing one lane bridge, and go 1.2 miles to campground sign. Turn left at sign into campground. NOTE: County Rt. 8 becomes Forest Rt. 8 and dirt after 10 miles. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 9,800 ft. The campground, one of four in the Trappers Lake Recreation Area, is a single loop located on a slight rise among a mixture of conifers which are dense in some areas. It offers panoramic views of Flat Tops Wilderness as well as being a good home base location for exploring the area. The nearby Trappers Lake is in the wilderness so no mechanical devices or vehicles are permitted; canoes, kayaks, etc. must be carried down to the lake. Limited groceries, camping supplies and boat and horse rentals are available from the Trappers Lake Lodge. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open June 4 through September 6 RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $18 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 5 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 0 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 10 Total Sites: 10 Tent Pads: Yes Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes No. Tables on Sites: 10 No. Grilles on Sites: 10 Equestrian Camping: No RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 4 Waste Station: Yes Average Parking Apron Size: 15' X 40' Comments: The parking aprons are gravel. The waste station is across road from campground. 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: Hot showers are available at Trappers Lake Lodge - fee $5 (includes soap and towel). 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: Trappers Lake is 286 acres. HIKING Trappers Lake Trail (foot & horse) - 6.6 miles Stillwater Trail (foot & horse) - 4.2 miles Wall Lake Trail (foot & horse) - 6.2 miles Himes Peak Trail #1877 (foot & horse) - 5 miles All trails access the Flat Tops Wilderness. FISHING Cutthroat (over 10" - catch & release) and Brook trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: Camp Hale Memorial VISIT DATE: 08/25/1999 UPDATE DATE: 2/12/2008 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Holy Cross NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Minturn RESERVATIONS: 1-877-444-6777 or make on-line reservation DIRECTIONS: From Minturn, CO, take US Rt. 24 east 13 miles to campground sign. Bear left at sign and go 0.1 miles to stone entrance. Turn left at entrance wall and go 0.2 miles to "T" intersection. Turn right and go 1.2 miles to campground entrance. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 9,200 ft. The campground is located on a wide, flat open valley and is one of the few spots in the valley where there is a sparse growth of young Lodgepole pines. The open, level camping sites make this an excellent campground for RVs. All of the sites have fire rings, although some are without grilles. The campground is on the grounds of Camp Hale where the 10th Mountain Division trained during WWII. During its tenure, 15,000 men trained in mountaineering and skiing techniques, some of whom saw combat in Italy during the war. Although all the buildings (except one skeleton) have been torn down, foundations and other "footprints" remain. The 99th Infantry Battalion (Viking Battalion) also trained at Camp Hale. All its members spoke Norwegian. There are interpretive signs along US Rt. 24 explaining the history and accomplishments of Camp Hale. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open mid-May through mid-September. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $14 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: No Equestrian Camping: No No. Tables on Sites: 21 No. Grilles on Sites: 13 RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 0 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 13' X 68' 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 WATER SPORTS - None HIKING - No Comments: There are no trails, but wandering around the vestiges of Camp Hale is a trip into the past. FISHING - No There are several ponds south of the campground offering good fishing.

CAMPGROUND NAME: Chapman Dam VISIT DATE: 08/29/1999 UPDATE DATE:2/28/2008 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Aspen-Sopris NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Basalt RESERVATIONS: 1-877-444-6777 or make on-line reservation DIRECTIONS: In Basalt, CO, off State Rt. 82, turn at Ruedi Reservoir sign and follow the road 2.1 miles to a stop sign. Turn left at sign onto Midland Ave. (which becomes Frying Pan Rd. - not well signed) and go 28.6 miles to campground sign. Bear right at sign onto a dirt road and go 0.2 miles to campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 8,800 ft. The campground is composed of eight loops, A through H, which alternate between heavily wooded (mixed conifers), light growth of Aspen and open meadows. Most of the loops have a few sites adjacent to the Frying Pan River while loops A and D have sites overlooking Chapman Lake. Loop C, camping sites 10 through 14, are on a spur with no turn around - trailers not recommended. Loop A, camping sites 0 through 6 (walk-in tent sites), are also on a spur with no turn around - RVs not recommended. Loops A and D have sites with boat carry down access. The dam at Chapman Lake is an interesting design and was built by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) in the 1930s. Firewood is available for a fee. This is bear county; practice safe food storage techniques. NOTE: Forest Service literature may refer to this campground as Chapman, Chapman North or Chapman South. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open May 20 through November 11. Some camp sites may close earlier. Water shut off after first major freeze. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $15 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 15 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 67 Total Sites: 82 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes Equestrian Camping: No No. Tables on Sites: 82 No. Grilles on Sites: 82 RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 5 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 12' X 47' Comments: Some parking aprons are dirt and others are grass and gravel. There is a waste station with potable water (Forest Service) available 13.8 miles west of campground just off access road near Little Maud campground - fee $5. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: No Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 13 No. Threaded: 12 WATER SPORTS Lake: Yes 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): No Comments: Chapman Lake is 5 acres HIKING Chapman Gulch Trail (foot) - 2 miles Chapman Interpretive Trail (foot) - 1 mile FISHING Rainbow, Cutthroat and Brown trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: Coffee Pot Springs VISIT DATE: 2/1/2006 UPDATE DATE: 4/13/2007 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Eagle NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Gypsum RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: From Gypsum, CO, take Interstate 70 west and go 5.3 miles to Exit 133, Dotsero, Co. At end of exit ramp, go north on Frontage Rd. for 0.8 miles to a stop sign and Sweetwater/Burns sign (County Rt. 301). Turn Right at sign onto Rt. 301 and go 1.7 miles to Forest Access sign (Coffee Pot Rd.). Turn left at sign onto dirt and gravel road (later identified as Forest Rt. 600) and go 16.7 miles to campground on left. NOTE: The first 9 miles of Forest Rt. 600, before Willow Peak, is narrow (intermittently single-lane) winding and steep with shear drop-offs. This road is not for those who fear heights. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 10,100 ft. The campground, configured as a loop and overlooking a meadow, is wooded with spruce, fir and Aspen. There are excellent views of snow-capped mountain ranges off in the distance. Wildflowers, such as lupine, paintbrush, columbine, and sulfur, are abundant. The drive along Coffee Pot Rd. provides excellent scenic viewing opportunities. NOTE: Campground was not surveyed by the authors. Data provided by Eagle Ranger District Office. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: Yes Seasonal Comment: Services provided June 1 through mid-September. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $6 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: 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: 0 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 10' X 25' 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: Cutthroat VISIT DATE: 09/06/1999 UPDATE DATE: 3/25/2010 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Blanco NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Buford RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: From Buford, CO, take County Rt. 8 east 18.6 miles to Trapper Lake and Forest Rt. 205 signs. Turn right at signs and go 7.6 miles to Trappers Lake campground sign. Turn right, crossing one lane bridge, and go 1.4 miles to a "T" intersection. Turn left to campground. NOTE: County Rt. 8 becomes Forest Rt. 8 and dirt after 10 miles. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 9,800 ft. The campground, one of four in the Trappers Lake Recreation Area, is a single loop that is not heavily wooded giving it a sunny open feel. It offers panoramic views of Flat Tops Wilderness as well as being a good home base location for exploring the area. The nearby Trappers Lake is in the wilderness so no mechanical devices or vehicles are permitted; canoes , kayaks, etc. must be carried down to the lake. Firewood is available for a fee. Limited groceries, camping supplies and boat and horse rentals are available from the Trappers Lake Lodge. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open June 4 through September 26. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $18 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 5 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 0 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 14 Total Sites: 14 Tent Pads: Yes Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes Equestrian Camping: No No. Tables on Sites: 14 No. Grilles on Sites: 14 RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 5 Waste Station: Yes Average Parking Apron Size: 15' X 40' Comments: The parking aprons are dirt. The waste station is located across from Bucks (Forest Service) campground. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: No Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 4 No. Threaded: 4 Comments: Hot showers are available at Trappers Lake Lodge - fee $5 (includes soap and towel). 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: Trappers Lake is 286 acres. HIKING Trappers Lake Trail (foot & horse) - 6.6 miles Stillwater Trail (foot & horse) - 4.2 miles Wall Lake Trail (foot & horse) - 6.2 miles Himes Peak Trail #1877 (foot & horse) - 5 miles All trails access the Flat Tops Wilderness. FISHING Cutthroat (over 10" - catch & release) and Brook trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: Dearhamer VISIT DATE: 08/29/1999 UPDATE DATE: 2/28/2008 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Aspen-Sopris NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Basalt RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: In Basalt, CO, off State Rt. 82, turn at Ruedi Reservoir sign and follow the road 2.1 miles to a stop sign. Turn left at sign onto Midland Ave. (which becomes Frying Pan Rd. - not well signed) and go 22.2 miles to Meredith Field Office sign. Turn right onto dirt road and another immediate right into campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 7,800 ft. The campground, one of four in the John Ruedi Recreation area, is comprised of a single loop. It is tightly configured and located where the Frying Pan River enters Ruedi Reservoir. Most camping sites back up to Cottonwood trees and are more open than shaded with minimal privacy. Several sites have direct access to the reservoir. The campground is convenient to the tiny community of Meredith where there is a small store and telephone. Firewood is available for a fee. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open May 20 through November 13. No water after first major frost. 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): 12 Total Sites: 12 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: No Equestrian Camping: No No. Tables on Sites: 0 No. Grilles on Sites: 0 RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 1 Waste Station: Yes Potable Water at Waste Station: Yes Average Parking Apron Size: 14' X 54' Comments: The parking aprons are gravel. The waste station is 7.4 miles west of campground, just off access road, across from Little Maud campground - fee $5. 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: 1 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: Ruedi Reservoir is 1,000 acres. The boat ramp is primitive. HIKING Ruedi Overlook Trail - 1 mile Fryingpan Overlook Trail - 2 miles Red Table Road (mountain bike and foot) - 8 miles Pond Creek Trail - 0.3 miles All trails are on other side of Ruedi Reservoir. FISHING Rainbow, Brown and Mackinaw trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: Deep Lake VISIT DATE: 09/01/1999 UPDATE DATE: 2/12/2008 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Eagle NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Gypsum RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: From Gypsum, CO, take Interstate 70 west and go 5.3 miles to Exit 133, Dotsero, CO. At end of exit ramp, go north on Frontage Rd. for 0.8 miles to a stop sign and Sweetwater/Burns sign (County Rt. 301). Turn Right at sign onto Rt. 301 and go 1.7 miles to Forest Access sign. Turn left at sign onto dirt and gravel road (later identified as Forest Rt. 600) and go 27.6 miles to a "Y" intersection. Bear right, staying on Rt. 600, and go 1 mile to campground sign. Bear right at sign and go 0.1 miles into campground. NOTE: The first 9 miles of Forest Rt. 600, before Willow Peak, is narrow (intermittently single-lane) winding and steep with shear drop-offs. This road is not for those who fear heights. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 10,600 ft. This campground is a very long way from anything - desolate and remote, but worth the long drive. Located on top of a "flat top" mountain, almost every camping site has a breathtaking view of the surrounding mountains, canyons and wildflower-covered meadows. The sites are spacious and widely separated. Some sites are located on a ridge overlooking Deep Lake. While not all the camping sites have a grille, every site has a fire ring. Most Sites are open with small stands of Subalpine fir scattered around the campground. There is no gas for 35 miles. The campground has a long history with Ute hunting parties camped on Deep Lake's shores in the early 1800s. President Teddy Roosevelt used the same shore for his Flat Tops hunting party in 1905. A hotel, built here in 1890 but burned down in 1906, was a resting place for travelers between Dotsero and Meeker. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: Yes Seasonal Comment: Services provided only from July 1 through September 15. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $6 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 3 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 33 Total Sites: 36 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes Equestrian Camping: No No. Tables on Sites: 36 No. Grilles on Sites: 24 RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 9 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 15' X 80' 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 Lake: Yes Swimming (provided): No Sailing: No Boat Ramp: Yes Boat Carry Down Access: Yes Power Boating: Yes Boating (no power): Yes Water Skiing: No Rafting (whitewater): No Kayaking (whitewater): No Comments: Deep Lake is 37 acres. A primitive boat ramp is located in day- use area. Electric motors only. HIKING - No FISHING Rainbow, Brook and Mackinaw trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: Difficult VISIT DATE: 08/27/1999 UPDATE DATE: 2/28/2008 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Aspen-Sopris NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Aspen RESERVATIONS: 1-877-444-6777 or make on-line reservation DIRECTIONS: From Aspen, CO, take State Rt. 82 east 2.7 miles to campground sign. Turn right at sign and go 0.7 miles to campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 8,200 ft. The campground, adjacent to Roaring Fork River and Collegiate Peaks Wilderness, is convenient to State Rt. 8 and comprised of Aspen, Cottonwood and some mixed conifers. The understory is heavy with wild roses, grass, wildflowers and shrubs which provide good privacy between camping sites. It is also convenient to the ski town of Aspen for shopping and 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 May 20 through September 25. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $16 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 5 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 0 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 47 Total Sites: 47 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: No Equestrian Camping: No No. Tables on Sites: 47 No. Grilles on Sites: 47 RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 6 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 13' X 58' 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): 8 No. Threaded: 1 Comments: The threaded spigot is located across from camping site #36. The one wheelchair friendly toilet is located at entrance to campground. WATER SPORTS - None HIKING Difficult Creek Trail #2196 (foot & horse) - 2.5 miles Accesses the Collegiate Peaks Wilderness. FISHING Rainbow trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: Gold Park VISIT DATE: 08/25/1999 UPDATE DATE: 2/12/2008 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Holy Cross NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Minturn RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: From Minturn, CO, take US Rt. 24 east 9 miles to Homestake No. 703 sign. Turn right at sign onto Forest Rt. 703 (dirt and gravel) and go 6.9 miles to campground sign. Turn left at sign into campground. NOTE: Forest Rt. 703 is rough and narrow in places. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 9,300 ft. This is a sweet little campground comprised of a single loop among spruce and Lodgepole pines. It is located along Homestake Creek and adjacent to Holy Cross Wilderness. All camping sites have a fire ring, but a few are missing a grille. Firewood is available for a fee. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open mid-May through ,id-September RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $14 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: 7 RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 0 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 16' 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): 0 WATER SPORTS - None HIKING - No Comments: The campground is convenient to the Whitney Lake (#2002) and Fancy Pass (#2006) Trailheads which access the Holy Cross Wilderness and its network of trails. FISHING Trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: Gore Creek VISIT DATE: 08/25/1999 UPDATE DATE: 2/12/2008 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Holy Cross NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Vail RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: In Vail, CO, off Interstate 70, take Exit 180 (Vail East Entrance) to stop sign. Turn right onto Bighorn Rd. and go 2.3 miles to campground sign. Turn left into campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 8,800 ft. The campground, convenient to the attractions in Vail, stretches up a mountainside along Gore Creek. The camping sites along the creek tend to be spacious while sites away from the creek are closer together. It is comprised of Aspen, spruce and Douglas fir with an understory of tall grass, shrubs and tons of wildflowers. Some of the tent sites are well above the main campground area and are more of a short hike than walk-in. They are open and picturesque. The campground is convenient to the Eagle's Nest Wilderness. Large RVs may have some difficulty in maneuvering because of the campground's tight configuration. 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 mid-May 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: 6 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 16 Total Sites: 22 Tent Pads: Yes Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes Equestrian Camping: No No. Tables on Sites: 22 No. Grilles on Sites: 22 RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 0 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 12' X 55' 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 WATER SPORTS - None HIKING Deluge Creek Trail #2014 (foot) - 4 miles Gore Creek Trail #2015 (foot) - 6.4 miles Both trails access Eagle's Nest Wilderness. An unidentified bike (non-motorized) trail starts just outside entrance of campground using closed off portion of Bighorn Rd. FISHING Trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: Heaton Bay VISIT DATE: 09/09/1999 UPDATE DATE: 3/25/2010 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Dillon NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Frisco RESERVATIONS: 1-877-444-6777 or make on-line reservation DIRECTIONS: On Interstate 70, take Exit 203 (Frisco/Breckenridge sign - State Rt. 9) to end of ramp. Turn south onto Summit Blvd. (State Rt. 9 - south) and go 0.1 miles to first traffic light (Dam Rd.). Turn left at traffic light onto Dam Rd. and go 1.2 miles to campground sign. Turn right at sign and go 0.1 miles to campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 9,100 ft. The campground, composed of Lodgepole pine, hugs the shoreline of Dillon Reservoir. It is composed of five loops - A, B, C, D and E. Loop A has three good size pull-throughs - easy in, easy out, but no water. Water is available with short walk to Loop B. Loop B is adjacent to a small pond and Dillon Reservoir with some sites next to the reservoir. Loop C is a single loop with electric and water hookups. Loop D has the campground's only walk-in tent campsites and uses more area so camping sites are further apart. It also has several short parking aprons but double wide and more sites adjacent to the reservoir. Loop E encircles a small hill which gives the camping sites more privacy then found in the other loops. There is no access to or views of the reservoir from this loop. Both Loops A and E are exposed to traffic noise from State Rt. 9. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open Thursday before Memorial Day through October 3 RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $17 per day - no hookups $22 per day - with hookups Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 10 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 13 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 66 Total Sites: 79 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: No Equestrian Camping: No No. Tables on Sites:79 No. Grilles on Sites: 79 RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 6 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 12' X 51' Comments: The parking aprons are paved. There is waste station (with potable water) available, for a fee, at Breckenridge Sanitation Plant across from Summit Mt. High School at intersection of State Rt. 9 and Swan Mt. Rd., 4.1 miles south of campground. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: Yes Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 6 No. Threaded: 1 Comments: Wheelchair friendly vaults are in Loops B, D and E. The threaded spigot is in Loop B. 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: No Rafting (whitewater): No Kayaking (whitewater): No Comments: Dillon Reservoir is 3,300 acres. Jet skiis are not permitted. There are four boat ramps scattered around the reservoir. None are in the immediate area of the campground. HIKING Old Dillon Reservoir (foot) - 0.75 miles. There is a 27 plus mile paved bike path and network linking the communities of Breckenridge, Vail and Keystone. It is said to be the longest paved bike path in Colorado - foot, bike, wheelchair and in-line skate. FISHING Rainbow and Brown trout and Artic Char

CAMPGROUND NAME: Himes Peak VISIT DATE: 09/06/1999 UPDATE DATE: 3/25/2010 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Blanco NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Buford RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: From Buford, CO, take County Rt. 8 east 18.6 miles to Trappers Lake and Forest Rt. 205 signs. Turn right onto Rt. 205 and go 4.4 miles to campground sign. Turn right at sign and go 0.3 miles to campground. NOTE: County Rt. 8 becomes Forest Rt. 8 and dirt road after 10 miles. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 9,500 ft. The campground, adjacent to Flat Tops Wilderness and Boulder Lake, is a single loop among Aspen and clusters of various conifers. Although a short distance from the campground, the North Fork of the White River can be heard but not seen. There are hitching rails at the Big Fish Trailhead, but no facilities for horses in the campground. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open May 21 through October 24 RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $15 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 10 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: 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: 4 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 11' X 53' Comments: The parking aprons are gravel. There is waste station with potable water available for a fee at the City Park in Meeker, CO. 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 Boulder Lake Trail #2262 - 2 miles Big Fish Trail #1819 - 6.4 miles Both trails are foot and horse and access Flat Tops Wilderness and its network of trails. FISHING Rainbow and Brook trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: Hornsilver VISIT DATE: 08/25/1999 UPDATE DATE: 2/12/2008 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Holy Cross NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Minturn RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: From Minturn, CO, take US Rt. 24 west 7.9 miles to campground sign. Turn left at sign into one section or right into the other. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 8,800 ft. The campground is bisected by US Rt. 24 into two sections. On the west side, the section is along the banks of Homestake Creek on low ground and open. On the east side, the other section is on high ground among Lodgepole pines and boulders. The campground borders the Holy Cross Wilderness. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open mid-May through mid-September RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $12 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: 10 RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 0 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 12' X 38' Comments: The parking aprons are dirt and rock. The interior roads are rough. 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 - None HIKING - No FISHING Trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: Little Mattie VISIT DATE: 08/27/1999 UPDATE DATE:2/28/2008 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Aspen-Sopris NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Basalt RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: In Basalt, CO, off State Rt. 82, turn at Ruedi Reservoir sign and follow the road 2.1 miles to a stop sign. Turn left at sign onto Midland Ave. (which becomes Frying Pan Rd. - not well signed) and go 14.8 miles to Campgrounds and Boat Ramp sign. Turn right at sign, then immediately left and go 0.8 miles to campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 7,800 ft. The campground, one of four in the John Ruedi Recreation Area, stretches up a ravine alongside a babbling brook which can be heard from all the camping sites. The sites are well separated with those closest to Ruedi Reservoir having little shade but ample privacy from a thick understory and middlestory of bushes, sage and tall grass. The camping sites further up the ravine are in a dense grove of Aspen. Only one site has direct access to the reservoir. Firewood is available for a fee. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open May 20 through November 5. No water after first major frost. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $14-$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): 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: 1 Waste Station: Yes Potable Water at Waste Station: Yes Average Parking Apron Size: 11' X 50' Comments: The parking aprons are dirt and gravel. The waste station is 0.6 miles west on access road across from Little Maud campground - fee $5. 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: 5 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: Ruedi Reservoir is 1,000 acres. The boat ramp is 0.8 miles from campground. HIKING Ruedi Overlook Trail - 1 mile Fryingpan Overlook Trail - 2 miles Red Table Road (mountain bike and foot) - 8 miles Pond Creek Trail - 0.3 miles FISHING Rainbow, Brown and Mackinaw trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: Little Maud VISIT DATE: 08/29/1999 UPDATE DATE: 2/28/2008 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Aspen-Sopris NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Basalt RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: In Basalt, CO, off State Rt. 82, turn at Ruedi Reservoir sign and follow the road 2.1 miles to a stop sign. Turn left at sign onto Midland Ave. (which becomes Frying Pan Rd. - not well signed) and go 14.8 miles to Campgrounds and Boat Ramp sign. Turn right at sign and then immediately left and go 0.2 miles to campground sign. Turn right into campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 7,800 ft. The campground, one of four in the John Ruedi Recreation Area, is a single loop overlooking the Ruedi Reservoir (next to Mollie B campground). Most sites have a view of the reservoir, but none have direct access. The majority of the camping sites are on the outside of the loop and are tucked into stands of Aspen and some spruce. One site in particular is next to a huge spruce. Sites on the inside of the loop have little shade or privacy. The campground is dotted with Lilac bushes and a few sites are adjacent to Ruedi Creek. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open May 20 through September 5 RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $14-$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: 3 Waste Station: Yes Average Parking Apron Size: 13' X 47' Comments: The parking aprons are gravel. The waste station is available for a fee 0.2 miles past (or east) of campground entrance. FACILITIES Vaults: No Flush Toilets: Yes Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: No Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 4 No. Threaded: 2 Comments: Hot and cold water in bathroom. 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: Ruedi Reservoir is 1,000 acres. HIKING Ruedi Overlook Trail - 1 mile Fryingpan Overlook Trail - 2 miles Red Table Road (mountain bike and foot) - 8 miles Pond Creek Trail - 0.3 miles FISHING Rainbow, Brown and Mackinaw trout. A favorite for anglers to fish is Fryingpan River, just below the reservoir not far from campground.

CAMPGROUND NAME: Lost Man VISIT DATE: 08/27/1999 UPDATE DATE: 2/28/2008 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Aspen-Sopris NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Aspen RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: From Aspen, CO, take State Rt. 82 east 12.7 miles to campground sign. Turn right into campground. NOTE: Vehicles over 35 ft. are prohibited. State Rt. 82 is narrow and winding. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 10,700 ft. The campground, adjacent to Hunter/Frypan Wilderness, is a single loop off State Rt. 82 and west of Independence Pass. It is located along Lost Man Creek among Englemann spruce. Some camping sites are adjacent to the creek. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open May 27 through September 5. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $13 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 5 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 3 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 7 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: 0 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 13' 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): 1 No. Threaded: 0 Comments: The water spigot is a hand pump. WATER SPORTS - None HIKING Lost Man Lake (foot & horse) - 3 miles There are trails nearby providing access into Hunter/Frypan Wilderness. FISHING - No Comments: Fish for Rainbow trout in the nearby Lost Man Lake.

CAMPGROUND NAME: Lowry VISIT DATE: 09/09/1999 UPDATE DATE: 3/25/2010 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Dillon NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Dillon RESERVATIONS: 1-877-444-6777 or make on-line reservation DIRECTIONS: From Dillon, CO, take US Rt. 6 south 2.5 miles to Swan Mtn. Rd./Breckenridge sign. Turn right at sign and traffic light and go 1.8 miles to campground sign. Turn left at sign onto gravel road and go 0.5 miles to campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 9,300 ft. The campground is a tightly configured single loop located on a mountainside well above Dillon Reservoir. The campground is rocky making the pitching of a tent a challenge. With no understory, overstory, and closeness of camping sites, privacy and shade are minimal. 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 Thursday before Memorial Day through Monday after Labor Day RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $16 per day plus $5 per day surcharge for hookups. Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 3 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 23 Total Sites: 26 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: No 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: 22 No. RV Pull Throughs: 3 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 13' X 39' Comments: The parking aprons are a mix of gravel, dirt or rock. There is waste station (with potable water) available for a fee at Breckenridge Sanitation Plant across from Summit Mt. High School at intersection of State Rt. 9 and Swan Mt. Rd., 3.1 miles south of campground. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: No Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 6 No. Threaded: 6 WATER SPORTS - None HIKING - No FISHING - No

CAMPGROUND NAME: Marvine VISIT DATE: 09/06/1999 UPDATE DATE: 3/25/2010 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Blanco NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Buford RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: From Buford, CO, take County Rt. 8 east 8.2 miles to campground sign. Turn right at sign onto gravel road and go 0.2 miles to a "T" intersection. Turn left and go 5.1 miles to campground. NOTE: Last two miles is a single lane road with turnouts. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 8,200 ft. The campground is comprised of two loops. One loop is in a flat, more open area while the other loop is nestled in a grove of spruce and Aspen. Several sites on the outside edge of campground's perimeter have hitching rails. The campground is convenient to the Flat Tops Wilderness and is very popular with equestrian enthusiasts. Nearby is the East Marvine campground with an additional seven sites plus an overflow area. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open May 21 through October 24 RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $16 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 10 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 0 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 17 Total Sites: 17 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes Equestrian Camping: Yes No. Tables on Sites: 17 No. Grilles on Sites: 17 RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 6 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 16' X 56' Comments: The parking aprons are grass and gravel. There is waste station with potable water available for a fee at the City Park in Meeker, CO 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 East Marvine Trail #1822 (foot & horse) - 10.5 miles Marvine Trail #1823 (foot & horse) - 11.5 miles Both trails access the Flat Tops Wilderness network of trails. FISHING - No Comments: Marvine Creek is convenient to the campground for Rainbow and Brook trout.

CAMPGROUND NAME: McDonald Flats VISIT DATE: 09/08/1999 UPDATE DATE: 3/25/2010 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Dillon NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Silverthorne RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: From Silverthorne, CO, take State Rt. 9 north 14.8 miles to Heeney Rd. 30 sign. Turn left onto Heeney Rd. (County Rt. 30) and go 2.1 miles to campground sign. Turn right at sign onto gravel road (some erosion) and go 0.3 miles to campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 8,000 ft. The campground stretches out along the southwestern shore of the Green Mountain Reservoir. Knee-high sage provides no shade or privacy between camp sites. Parking aprons and sites are configured in side-by-side clusters on the outside of the loops. Some sites overlook the reservoir. This is bear country; practice safe food storage techniques. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open May 1 through September 30. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $10 per day without Green Mountain Reservoir Season Pass Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 NOTE: Holders of the Green Mountain Annual Season Pass, cost $25, are entitled to camp at no additional fee. 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: No 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: 24' X 47' 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): 1 No. Threaded: 0 Comments: The water spigot is a hand pump. 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: The Green Mountain Reservoir is 2,000 acres (estimate). NOTE: Because of reservoir water level, boat ramp may not open - check with Ranger District Office. HIKING - No FISHING Kokanee salmon, Rainbow and Brown trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: Meadow Lake VISIT DATE: 09/03/1999 UPDATE DATE: 4/4/2009 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Rifle NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Buford RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: In Buford, CO, at South Fork campground sign (County Rt. 17), turn south onto Rt. 17 (dirt and gravel) and go 1.1 miles to another campground sign (County Rt. 10). Continue straight (don't turn left to South Fork campground) and go 0.1 miles to an intersection. Again, continue straight (still on County Rt. 17 - becomes Forest Rt. 245 in 3.4 miles) and go 13.5 miles to Meadow Lake sign (Forest Rt. 601). Turn left onto Rt. 601 and go 3.5 miles to "Y" intersection (Forest Rt. 823). Bear right onto Rt. 823 and go 2.3 miles to campground. NOTE: Forest Rts. 245 and 823 are dirt, mostly single lane and intermittently rough. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 9,600 ft. The campground is a single loop overlooking Meadow Lake among spruce trees. The understory is grass and there is little privacy between camping sites. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open July 1 through October 23. 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): 10 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: 0 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 15' X 44' Comments: The parking aprons are dirt 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 No. Threaded: 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: Meadow Lake is 10 acres - electric motors only. The boat ramp is primitive. HIKING - No FISHING Rainbow trout. There is a wheelchair-friendly fishing pier.

CAMPGROUND NAME: Meadow Ridge VISIT DATE: 04/16/2007 UPDATE DATE: 4/4/2009 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Rifle NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Buford RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: In Buford, CO, at South Fork campground sign (County Rt. 17), turn south onto Rt. 17 (dirt and gravel) and go 1.1 miles to another campground sign (County Rt. 10). Continue straight (don't turn left to South Fork campground) and go 0.1 miles to an intersection. Again, continue straight (still on County Rt. 17 - becomes Forest Rt. 245 in 3.4 miles) and go 13.5 miles to Meadow Lake sign (Forest Rt. 601). Turn left onto Rt. 601 and go 3.5 miles to "Y" intersection (Forest Rt. 823). Bear left onto an unidentified road and go 0.7 mile into campground. NOTE: Forest Rts. 245 and 823 are dirt, mostly single lane and intermittently rough. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 9680 ft. NOTE: This campground came on line after the authors researched White River National Forest. All information is provided by the Rifle Ranger District Office. This single loop campground is located near Meadow Lake in a stand of mixed spruce, fir, and there are a few Aspen. Campsites are spacious and nicely shaded and have fair privacy. Located on the east side of the lake, the older Meadow Lake campground is on the west side of the lake. A "beater trail" around Meadow Lake offers a pleasant way to explore the forest. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: June 15 through first week 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: 19 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 1 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: 1 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 10' X 25' 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 WATER SPORTS Water play availabe at nearby Meadow Lake. HIKING - No FISHING Rainbow trout available at nearby Meadow Lake.

CAMPGROUND NAME: Mollie B VISIT DATE: 08/27/1999 UPDATE DATE: 2/28/2008 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Aspen-Sopris NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Basalt RESERVATIONS: 1-877-444-6777 or make on-line reservation DIRECTIONS: In Basalt, CO, off State Rt. 82, turn at Ruedi Reservoir sign and follow the road 2.1 miles to a stop sign. Turn left at sign onto Midland Ave. (which becomes Frying Pan Rd. - not well signed) and go 14.8 miles to Campgrounds and Boat Ramp sign. Turn right at sign and then immediately left and go 0.5 miles to campground sign. Turn right at sign into campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 7,800 ft. The campground, one of four in the John Ruedi Recreation Area, is a single loop in an open field beside Ruedi Reservoir (next to Little Maud campground). All camping sites have a view of the reservoir and the surrounding mountains. The shoreline is gentle providing primitive docking. There are a few Aspen and spruce in the campground but shade and privacy are limited. Firewood is available for a fee. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open May 20 through September 5 NOTE: Water system is currently undergoing reconstruction; check with Ranger District Office for water availability. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $14-$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): 26 Total Sites: 26 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: No Equestrian Camping: No No. Tables on Sites: 26 No. Grilles on Sites: 26 RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 4 Waste Station: Yes Potable Water at Waste Station: Yes Average Parking Apron Size: 14' X 51' Comments: The parking aprons are gravel. The waste station is available for a fee west or just before campground entrance. FACILITIES Vaults: No Flush Toilets: Yes Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 3 No. Threaded: 1 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: Ruedi Reservoir is 1,000 acres. The boat ramp is 0.5 miles from campground. HIKING Ruedi Overlook Trail - 1 mile Fryingpan Overlook Trail - 2 miles Red Table Road (mountain bike and foot) - 8 miles Pond Creek Trail - 0.3 miles FISHING Rainbow, Brown and Mackinaw trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: North Fork VISIT DATE: 09/06/1999 UPDATE DATE: 10/4/2011 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Blanco NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Buford RESERVATIONS: 1-877-444-6777 or make on-line reservation DIRECTIONS: From Buford, CO, take County Rt. 8 east 11.8 miles to campground sign. Turn left at sign into campground. NOTE: County Rt. 8 becomes dirt after 10 miles. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 8,000 ft. The campground is composed of one loop that stretches out along the base of a mountain. Some of the camping sites are nicely terraced. Although most sites are open, heavy understory of tall grass and wild roses plus wide separation between camping sites provide ample privacy. The North Fork of the White River is across County Rt. 8 from the campground. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open May 21 through November 20. No water after September 15. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $17 per day NOTE: No fee between October 24 and November 20 Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 0 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 29 Total Sites: 29 Tent Pads: Yes 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: 10 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 14' X 77' Comments: The parking aprons are gravel and grass. The campground accommodates any size RV. There is waste station with potable water available for a fee at the City Park in Meeker, CO FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 11 No. Threaded: 9 WATER SPORTS - None HIKING - No FISHING Fishing for Rainbow and Brook trout is convenient to the campground in the North Fork of the White River.

CAMPGROUND NAME: Peak One VISIT DATE: 09/09/1999 UPDATE DATE: 3/25/2010 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Dillon NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Frisco RESERVATIONS: 1-877-444-6777 or make on-line reservation DIRECTIONS: On Interstate 70, take Exit 203 (Frisco/Breckenridge sign - State Rt. 9) to end of ramp. Turn south onto Summit Blvd. (State Rt. 9 - south) and go 2.2 miles to campground sign. Turn left at sign and go 0.2 miles to another campground sign. Turn left, staying on paved road, and go 0.7 miles to still another campground sign. Turn left at sign into campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 9,100 ft. The campground is composed of three loops - A, B and C. It is located on a peninsula protruding into the Dillon Reservoir. Loop A is the smallest of the three loops with little understory and limited privacy between camping sites. Loop B is the largest with distance between sites and topography providing some privacy. Some of the sites are adjacent to the reservoir. Loop C has longer parking aprons and more open sites with some overlooking a marshy area along the reservoir. The absence of overstory means good views of the surrounding area. Firewood is available for a fee. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open Thursday before Memorial Day through Monday after Labor Day. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $17 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 10 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 0 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 74 Total Sites: 74 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: No Equestrian Camping: No No. Tables on Sites: 74 No. Grilles on Sites: 74 RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 2 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 13' X 42' Comments: The parking aprons are gravel. There is waste station (with potable water) available, for a fee, at Breckenridge Sanitation Plant across from Summit Mt. High School at intersection of State Rt. 9 and Swan Mt. Rd., 1.9 miles south of campground. FACILITIES Vaults: No Flush Toilets: Yes 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 in Loop C. 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: No Rafting (whitewater): No Kayaking (whitewater): No Comments: The Dillon Reservoir is 3,300 acres. There are four boat ramps scattered around the reservoir, one of which is in the Pine Cove campground, 0.4 miles north of campground. Jet skiing is not permitted on the reservoir. HIKING - No Comments: The Crown Point Road Bike Trail is convenient to the campground. FISHING Rainbow and Brown trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: Pine Cove VISIT DATE: 09/09/1999 UPDATE DATE: 3/25/2010 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Dillon NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Frisco RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: On Interstate 70, take Exit 203 (Frisco/Breckenridge sign - State Rt. 9) to end of ramp. Turn south onto Summit Blvd. (State Rt. 9 - south) and go 2.2 miles to Peak One campground sign. Turn left at sign and go 0.2 miles to campground/boat ramp sign. Turn left, staying on paved road, and go 1.1 miles to campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 9,100 ft. The campground is on a point reaching out into Dillon Reservoir. It is basically a parking lot with side-by-side parking. There is no shade but each site has an unobstructed view of the surrounding mountains and a small portion of the reservoir. The boat ramp is actually in the campground. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open Thursday before Memorial Day through Monday after Labor Day RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $15 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 10 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 32 No. Tent Sites: 0 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 0 Total Sites: 32 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: No Equestrian Camping: No No. Tables on Sites: 14 No. Grilles on Sites: 0 RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 0 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 20' X 35' Comments: The parking aprons are paved. There is waste station (with potable water) available at Breckenridge Sanitation Plant across from Summit Mt. High School at intersection of State Rt. 9 and Swan Mt. Rd., 1.9 miles south of campground - fee $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 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: No Rafting (whitewater): No Kayaking (whitewater): No Comments: Dillon Reservoir is 3,300 acres. Jet skiing is not permitted. NOTE: Boat ramp may be closed - check with Ranger District Office. HIKING The Crown Point Road Bike Trail is convenient to the campground. FISHING Catfish, Rainbow and Brown trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: Prospector VISIT DATE: 09/09/1999 UPDATE DATE: 3/25/2010 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Dillon NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Dillon RESERVATIONS: 1-877-444-6777 or make on-line reservation DIRECTIONS: From Dillon, CO, take US Rt. 6 south 2.5 miles to Swan/Breckenridge sign. Turn right at sign and traffic light and go 2 miles to campground sign. Turn right at sign onto gravel road and go 0.5 miles to another campground sign. Turn left into campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 9,200 ft. The campground is composed of five loops - A, B, C, D and E on a mountainside above Dillon Reservoir. Only a few camping sites in Loop D have a partial view of the reservoir. The sites in Loops A and B have grey water disposal facilities along with the majority of pull-throughs. Loop D has the largest number of sites with some short parking aprons but double width. The spacing between camping sites is good but the lack of understory and overstory reduces privacy and shade. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open Thursday before Memorial Day through Monday after Labor Day RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $16 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 10 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 0 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 103 Total Sites: 103 Tent Pads: Yes Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: No Equestrian Camping: No No. Tables on Sites: 103 No. Grilles on Sites: 103 RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 20 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 15' X 45' Comments: The parking aprons are gravel. There is waste station (with potable water) available at Breckenridge Sanitation Plant across from Summit Mt. High School at intersection of State Rt. 9 and Swan Mt. Rd., 2.9 miles south of campground - fee $2. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 25 No. Threaded: 0 NOTE: May experience potable water shortages - check with Ranger District Office. WATER SPORTS - None HIKING Windy Point trail (foot) - 0.7 miles FISHING - No Comments: Convenient to Dillon Reservoir for Rainbow and Brown trout.

CAMPGROUND NAME: Redstone VISIT DATE: 08/30/1999 UPDATE DATE: 2/28/2008 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Aspen-Sopris NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Redstone RESERVATIONS: 1-877-444-6777 or make on-line reservation DIRECTIONS: In Redstone, CO, take State Rt. 133 north 1.4 miles to the first right hand turn (trailer symbol sign). Turn right, across bridge, and go 0.1 miles to campground sign. Turn left into campground. Once in campground, turn right to Mechau loop (no hook- ups) or left to loops with electric and water hook-ups. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 7,200 ft. The campground is composed of three loops - Osgood, Allgeier and Mechau stretching out along a ridge above and across road from Crystal River. Mechau has three terraces of sites, none with hook-ups. Allgeier and Osgood are individual loops with electric and water hook-ups at each camping site. Aspen groves are scattered throughout the campground but their locations provide little shading for the camping sites. The terracing and separation between sites in the Mechau Loop provide nice privacy between sites, something missing in the Osgood and Allgeier Loops. There are six double occupancy sites in the Osgood and Allgeier Loops. The understory is grass throughout the campground. A nice day trip is the quaint town of Redstone for gifts, galleries, etc. and a cook's night out. Firewood is available for a fee. This is bear country; practice safe food storage techniques. NOTE: Forest Service literature may refer to this campground as Redstone I or II. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open May 20 through November 5. Water is shut off after first major freeze. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $19 per day - Mechau Loop (no hookups) $26 per day - Osgood and Allgeier loops (hookups/no hookups) Double site, double price above. Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 0 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 36 Total Sites: 36 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: No Equestrian Camping: No No. Tables on Sites: 36 No. Grilles on Sites: 36 RV INFORMATION No. Full Hookups (includes waste): 0 No. Water and Electric Only: 17 No. Water Only: 0 No. Electric Only: 0 No. RV Pull Throughs: 9 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 13' X 58' Comments: The parking aprons are gravel. The campground accommodates any size RV. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: Yes Hot Showers: Yes Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 7 No. Threaded: 1 Comments: The showers are wheelchair friendly. Only flush toilet is located between the Allgeier and Osgood loops. WATER SPORTS - None HIKING - No FISHING Rainbow and Brown trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: Shepherd's Rim VISIT DATE: 09/06/1999 UPDATE DATE: 3/25/2010 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Blanco NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Buford RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: From Buford, CO, take County Rt. 8 east 18.6 miles to Trapper Lake and Forest Rt. 205 signs. Turn right at signs and go 7.6 miles to Trappers Lake campground sign. Turn right, crossing one lane bridge, and go 1.4 miles to campground sign. Turn right at sign into campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 9,800 ft. The campground, one of four in the Trappers Lake Recreation Area, is a single loop and the largest in the Recreation Area. Because of all the beautifully shaped conifer trees especially at the edge of the Flat Tops Wilderness, the campground could be called "Christmas Tree." The campground is a good home base location for exploring the area. The nearby Trappers Lake is in the wilderness so no mechanical devices or vehicles are permitted; canoes, kayaks, etc. must be carried down to the lake. Camping sites 17 and 18 are located outside the campground and are often used for campers with horses. Firewood is available for a fee. Limited groceries, camping supplies and boat and horse rentals are available from the Trappers Lake Lodge. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open June 4 through October 24. No water after September 15. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $18 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 5 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 0 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 17 Total Sites: 17 Tent Pads: Yes Open Sites: No Wooded Sites: Yes Equestrian Camping: No No. Tables on Sites: 17 No. Grilles on Sites: 17 RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 7 Waste Station: Yes Potable Water at Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 12' X 40' Comments: The parking aprons are gravel. The waste station is located across from Bucks campground (Forest Service). FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: No Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 6 No. Threaded: 6 Comments: Hot showers are available at Trappers Lake Lodge - fee $5 (includes soap and towel). 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: Trapper's Lake is 286 acres. HIKING Trappers Lake Trail (foot & horse) - 6.6 miles Stillwater trail (foot & horse) - 4.2 miles Wall Lake Trail (foot & horse) - 6.2 miles Himes Peak Trail #1877 (foot & horse) - 5 miles All trails access the Flat Tops Wilderness. FISHING Cutthroat (over 10" - catch & release) and Brook trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: South Fork VISIT DATE: 09/03/1999 UPDATE DATE: 3/25/2010 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Blanco NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Buford RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: In Buford, CO, at South Fork campground sign (County Rt. 17), turn south onto Rt. 17 (dirt and gravel) and go 1.1 miles to another campground sign (County Rt. 10). Turn left onto Rt. 10 and go 10.2 miles to campground. NOTE: County Rt. 10 is a wide, single lane, dirt road. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 8,000 ft. The campground, among spruce trees, is adjacent to the South Fork of the White River and the Flat Tops Wilderness. The understory is heavy providing privacy between camping sites. Some sites are adjacent to the river. The trailhead at end of campground has hitching rails and ample parking for horse trailers. There are eight additional overflow sites. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open May 21 through October 24 RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $15 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 10 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: Yes No. Tables on Sites: 15 No. Grilles on Sites: 15 RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 0 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 12' X 40' Comments: The parking aprons are gravel and grass. There is a waste station with potable water available for a fee at the City Park in Meeker, CO. 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: The water spigot is a hand pump. WATER SPORTS - None HIKING South Fork Trail #1827 (foot & horse) - 16.5 miles Spring Cave Trail #1834 (foot) - 0.5 miles Cliff Lake Trail #1831 (foot & horse) - 3 miles All trails access the Flat Tops Wilderness. FISHING Rainbow and Brook trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: Trapline VISIT DATE: 09/06/1999 UPDATE DATE: 3/25/2010 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Blanco NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Buford RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: From Buford, CO, take County Rt. 8 east 18.6 miles to Trapper Lake and Forest Rt. 205 signs. Turn right at signs and go 7.6 miles to Trappers Lake campground sign. Turn right, crossing one lane bridge, and go 1.4 miles to "T" intersection. Turn left to campground. NOTE: County Rt. 8 becomes Forest Rt. 8 and dirt after 10 miles. GENERAL COMMENTS: The campground, one of four in the Trappers Lake Recreation Area, is a single loop, not heavily wooded, giving it a sunny, open feeling. It offers panoramic views of Flat Tops Wilderness as well as being a good home base location for exploring the area. The nearby Trappers Lake is in the wilderness so no mechanical devices or vehicles are permitted; canoes, kayaks, etc. must be carried down to the lake. Limited groceries, camping supplies and boat and horse rentals are available from the Trappers Lake Lodge. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open June 4 through September 6 RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $18 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 5 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 0 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 11 Total Sites: 11 Tent Pads: Yes 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: Yes Potable Water at Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 15' X 40' Comments: The parking aprons are gravel. The waste station is across from Bucks campground (Forest Service). FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: No Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 4 No. Threaded: 4 Comments: Hot showers are available at Trappers Lake Lodge - fee $5 (includes soap and towel). 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: Trappers Lake is 286 acres. HIKING Trappers Lake Trail (foot & horse) - 6.6 miles Stillwater Trail (foot & horse) - 4.2 miles Wall Lake Trail (foot & horse) - 6.2 miles Himes Peak Trail #1877 (foot & horse) - 5 miles All trails access the Flat Tops Wilderness. FISHING Cutthroat (over 10" - catch & release) and Brook trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: Weller VISIT DATE: 08/27/1999 UPDATE DATE: 2/28/2008 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Aspen-Sopris NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Aspen RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: From Aspen, CO, take State Rt. 82 east 7 miles to campground sign. Turn left at sign into campground. NOTE: Vehicles over 35 ft. are prohibited. State Rt. 82 is narrow and winding. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 9,400 ft. The campground is a single loop located right off State Rt. 82 in a thick grove of Aspen. Thick understory of wildflowers, grass and shrubs provide good privacy between camping sites. It is convenient to the Hunter/Fryingpan and Collegiate Peaks Wildernesses. It is also convenient to the ski town of Aspen for shopping and a cook's night out. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open May 27 through September 5. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $13 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 5 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: 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: 0 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 14' X 43' Comments: The parking aprons are gravel and paved. 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 Weller Lake Trail #1989 (foot) - 0.6 miles Provides access to Collegiate Peaks Wilderness. FISHING - No

CAMPGROUND NAME: Yeoman Park VISIT DATE: 09/01/1999 UPDATE DATE: 2/12/2008 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Eagle NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Eagle RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: Take Exit 147 off Interstate 70 to Eagle, CO. Go south 0.3 miles to a yield sign (US Rt. 6). Turn right onto Rt. 6 and go 0.1 miles to Capital St. Turn left onto Capital St. and go 0.4 miles to a stop sign and sign for Yeoman Park. Following Yeoman Park sign, go 10.2 miles (on County Rt. 307/Brush Creek Rd., which eventually becomes Forest Rt. 400) to "Y" intersection (Forest Rt. 415). Bear left onto Rt. 415 (dirt and gravel) and go 5.9 miles to Yeoman Park sign. Turn right at sign and go 0.2 miles into campground. NOTE: Forest Rt. 415 becomes rocky and rough in about 2.8 miles. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 9,000 ft. The campground is composed of two loops - A & B stretching out along the edge of a park or meadow with East Brush Creek meandering down the middle. Loop A camping sites are tucked back into a pleasant mixture of mature conifers with some sites facing out into the park. Loop B sites are on a grassy knoll with Aspen providing some shade. The campground has excellent wildlife viewing opportunities from Red-Tail hawks to an extensive beaver community. Foundations of an old Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) camp can be found in a meadow northeast of campground. The campground is convenient to the Holy Cross Wilderness, the old mining town of Fulford and Fulford Cave, a natural cave for experienced cavers. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: Yes Seasonal Comment: Services provided only from May 15 through September 15. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $8 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 2 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 20 Total Sites: 22 Tent Pads: Yes Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes Equestrian Camping: No No. Tables on Sites: 22 No. Grilles on Sites: 22 RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 8 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 10' X 43' Comments: The parking aprons are dirt and grass. The interior road has several potholes. 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 one wheelchair friendly vault is located at entrance to Loop A. WATER SPORTS - None HIKING Yeoman Park Discovery Trail (interpretive - foot) - 1 mile FISHING Brook trout There is wheelchair friendly fishing dock.




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