Lodgepole (Taylor River)

Gunnison County, Colorado

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Overview

Lodgepole Campground is located 22 miles from Gunnison, COLORADO in the Taylor River Canyon. Visitors enjoy the area for its rafting, fishing and trail opportunities.

Recreation

The Taylor River can be accessed from the campground, and offers a calm stretch for leisurely rafting and kayaking. Anglers cast for rainbow and brook trout.

The Fossil Ridge Wilderness Area lies one mile south of the campground. The Summerville and South Lottis trailheads provide access to the scenic, natural area.

A number of off-road trails are found in the surrounding area, including Doctor Park Trail, Taylor River Trail and Taylor Vista Trail.

Facilities

The campground offers single-family campsites, each equipped with a picnic table and campfire ring. Vault toilets and drinking water are provided.

Natural Features

The campground is situated in a dense stand of lodgepole pine trees, which provides shade and privacy between campsites. Summertime temperatures are warm during the day and cool at night.

Nearby Attractions

Taylor Park Reservoir is located within 10 miles of the campground, offering boating, fishing and swimming. A boat ramp and boat rentals are available there as well.

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