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

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Comanche Campground

Elevation: 8,900 Feet (2774.3 Meters)
Length of Stay: 14 Days
Number of Sites: 4
Reservation Status: Not Accepted

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General Description

Comanche Campground lies on Gold Creek Road, Forest Road 771.1, on the eastern border of the Fossil Ridge Recreation Management Area. Mountain biking and four-wheel driving are very popular activities for visitors to this site. The Fossil Ridge Wilderness Area serves hikers, backpackers and equestrians, and is located north of Comanche Campground. No mechanized or motorized vehicles are permitted in any wilderness area.

Directions from Parlin: From Parlin on Highway 50 turn northeast on to State Road 76. Travel several miles, at least 10, to the mining village of Ohio. When you reach Ohio turn left on to Forest Road 711.1, Gold Creek Road. Travel approximately 2.25 miles to Comanche Campground.

Seasonal Information:
Normally Open: Late May through Mid-September .

Fee Information
Type Price Remarks
campsite, 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
ICON Camping Comanche Campground
ICON Hiking & Walking Fossil Ridge Wilderness Area
ICON Horseback Riding Fossil Ridge Wilderness Area

Related Activities
Willow Creek Road # 882 - Willow Creek Road leads north from County Road 76, west of Ohio City, to the Fossil Ridge Wilderness boundary.

More Information

Visitor Information:

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


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