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

Quick Facts

Mosca Campground

Capacity: 160 People
Elevation: 10,000 Feet (3117.2 Meters)
Length of Stay: 14 Days
Number of Sites: 16
Reservation Status: Not Accepted

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General Description

Mosca Campground is located on the banks of Spring Creek Reservoir. A boat ramp and fishing site are located within the campground. Mountain bikers, hikers and four-wheel drive enthusiasts will enjoy this location and the variety of trail and roads its offers.

Directions from Almont: Drive north on Highway 135 from Almont to Taylor Canyon Road (Forest Road 742). Turn right on to Taylor Canyon Road and travel 7.25 miles to Spring Creek Road (Forest Road 744). Turn left on to Spring Creek Road and travel approximately 12 miles to Mosca Campground.

Seasonal Information:
Normal Services Available: Mid-June through September .

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

Current Conditions & Trip Reports

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Number of People Encountered: 0-10 ppl
Recommend to a Friend: Highly
Report: Spent the night of July 14th here. Fee is now $12.00 per night and WORTH it!! Great campsite and camp hosts!

Number of People Encountered: 0-10 ppl
Recommend to a Friend: Highly
Report: had a great time! had a trout dinner our last night, & went home w/ 12 trout! site #8 is right on the lake.

Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Boat Launching Mosca Campground
ICON Camping Mosca Campground
ICON Fishing Spring Creek Reservoir
ICON Canoeing Spring Creek Reservoir

Related Activities
Spring Creek - Spring Creek originates on the southwestern flanks of American Flag Mountain in the Elk Mountain Range. It's waters flow southward to Spring Creek Reservoir and on to the Taylor River.

Spring Creek Reservoir - Spring Creek Reservoir lies immediately west of Taylor Park Reservoir amidst 10,000 and 11,000 foot peaks. This lake supports rainbow and brown trout and fair fishing.

Spring Creek Road #744 - This road accesses Spring Creek. It starts at the Spring Creek Reservoir.

More Information

Visitor Information:

Gunnison National Forest, 216 North Colorado , Gunnison, CO, 81230, Phone: 970-641-0471


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