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Mountain Biking: Colorado > Rio Grande National Forest > Saguache Ranger District

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Luders Creek Campground

Elevation: 9,900 Feet (3086.0 Meters)
Length of Stay: 14 Days
Number of Sites: 6
Reservation Remarks: NO FEE. 25 CAMPSITES OPERATED BY CONCESSIONAIRE.
Reservation Status: Not Accepted




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General Description

Aspen trees with wildflowers
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Aspen trees with wildflowers
Take Colorado Highway 114 northwest for 22.0 miles. Next, take Forest Road #750 (County Road NN 14) west/northwest for 11 miles to Luders Creek Campground.

The most common trees are Engelmann Spruce and Quaking Aspen. The road leading to the campground is itself of historical significance. It was one of the famous toll roads leading west from Saguache built by Otto Mears in 1876. Attractions include big game hunting, other dirt roads and the Cochetopa Pass on the Continental Divide.

Single unit campsites with tables, fireplaces and vault type toilets but no drinking water. Pack your trash - refuse receptacles are not provided.

Directions from Saguache, Colorado: Take Colorado Highway 114 northwest for 22.0 miles. Next, take Forest Road #750(County Road NN 14) west/northwest for 11 miles to Luders Creek Campground.

Seasonal Information:
Normally Open: Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day Weekend (NOTE: Open for Hunting Season or until snow closes access road to Campground.) .



Fee Information
Type Price Remarks
Camping, Single Unit Call for Current Fee Tables and fireplaces.Toilets



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Difficulty: Easy
Number of People Encountered: 0-10 ppl
Recommend to a Friend: Highly
Report: Gate closed until mid May



Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON RV Camping Maximum length 25 feet
Yes
ICON Trailer Camping Maximum length 25 feet
Yes
ICON Tent Camping Single unit campsites
Yes
ICON Camping Luders Creek Campground
Yes
ICON Backcountry Traveling Forest Roads 1A,2A, 768 and 740.
No
ICON Big Game Hunting Nearby
Yes
ICON Viewing Historic Sites Cochetopa Pass on the Continental Divide.
No
ICON Mountain Biking Four-Wheel roads 2.0 miles east of Campground,off County Road NN14.
No



Nearby Services

Gas Station: VARIOUS LOCAL CONCERNS (Private - Profit) Directions: 28 MILES EAST OF CAMPGROUND TO SAGUACHE

Groceries: VARIOUS LOCAL CONCERNS (Private - Profit) Directions: 28 MILES EAST TO SAGUACHE

Nearest Pay Phone: VARIOUS LOCAL CONCERNS (Private - Profit) Directions: 28 MILES EAST OF CAMPGROUND.

Restaurants: VARIOUS LOCAL CONCERNS (Private - Profit) Directions: 28 MILES EAST OF CAMPGROUND.



More Information

Visitor Information:

Creede-Mineral County Chamber of Commerce, P.O. Box 580 , Creede, CO, 81130, Phone: 800-327-2102 or 719-658-2374, Fax: 719-658-2717

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