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Camping: Colorado > Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests > Taylor River Ranger District

Quick Facts

Almont Campground

Capacity: 100 People
Elevation: 8,000 Feet (2493.8 Meters)
Length of Stay: 14 Days
Number of Sites: 10
Reservation Status: Not Accepted

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General Description

Visitors to Almont Campground will enjoy fishing in the Gunnison River. The site is located within walking distance of the Almont gorge, where the East River joins the waters of the Gunnison River. Other recreation opportunities from Almont Campground include four-wheel driving, mountain biking and kayaking.

Directions from Almont: Drive one mile southwest on Highway 135.

Seasonal Information:
Normal Services Available: May through Mid-November .

Fee Information
Type Price Remarks
Camping, Single Unit Call for Current Fee Facilities include drinking wa

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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Camping Almont Campground
ICON Cold Water Fishing Gunnison and East Rivers
ICON Four-Wheel Driving various four-wheel drive roads
ICON Mountain Biking Lost Canyon Road
ICON Kayaking Taylor River
ICON Rafting Taylor River
ICON Rock Climbing Taylor Canyon
ICON Viewing Wildlife Almont Triangle

Related Activities
East River - The East River headwaters begin near Emerald Lake north of Gothic. It provides 35 miles of fishing water before joining the Taylor River in Almont.

Lost Canyon Road #743 - Lost Canyon Road is a popular place for motorized vehicles and mountain bikes. It leads to and intersects with several other four-wheel drive roads northeast of Gunnison.

More Information

Visitor Information:

Delta Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center , , , , Phone: 970-874-8616


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