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

Quick Facts

Cold Springs Campground

Capacity: 60 People
Elevation: 9,000 Feet (2805.5 Meters)
Length of Stay: 14 Days
Number of Sites: 6
Reservation Status: Not Accepted


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General Description

Cold Spring Campground is located in the Taylor Canyon along the Taylor River. This site provides access to gold-medal fishing in the Taylor River. Rafting and kayaking are also supported by the Taylor River. This site lies at the northern boundary of the Fossil Ridge Wilderness. This wilderness area supports hiking, backpacking and horseback riding in a pristine natural setting.

Directions from Almont: Travel northeast on Highway 306, Taylor River Road. Follow this scenic route into the Taylor Canyon to the Cold Spring Campground.

Seasonal Information:
Normal Services Available: Late May through September .



Fee Information
Type Price Remarks
Camping, Single Unit Call for Current Fee Facilities include parking spu



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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Backpacking Fossil Ridge Wilderness Area
Yes
ICON Boating Taylor Reservoir
No
ICON Camping Cold Springs Campground
Yes
ICON Automobile Travel Taylor River Road
Yes
ICON Fishing Taylor River
Yes
ICON Hiking & Walking Fossil Ridge Wilderness Area
Yes
ICON Horseback Riding Fossil Ridge Wilderness Area
Yes
ICON Rafting & Kayaking Taylor River
Yes
ICON Rock Climbing Taylor Canyon
No
ICON Scenic Driving Taylor Canyon Road
Yes



Related Activities
Summerville Trail - This trail begins in Taylor Canyon, one mile below Lodgepole Campground. After entering the Fossil Ridge Wilderness, the trail climbs out of Summerville Creek connecting with the Fossil Ridge Trail, 431.

Taylor River Road - The Taylor River Road is a paved, narrow, winding road, that follows the Taylor River through Taylor Canyon. Traffic is usually very heavy in the summer months.



More Information

Visitor Information:

Gunnison County Chamber of Commerce, P.O. Box 36 , Gunnison, CO, 81230, Phone: 970-641-1501

Links to other sites:
Campground Reservations - Reserve your campground online here with reserveamerica.com

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