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Burro Bridge Campground





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General Description

Burro Bridge is 2 miles past Dunton and is a good base camp for hikes into the Lizard Head Wilderness. The campground has 15 sites on a sloping hill above the West Dolores River. A few trees give shade, and there are some good tent sites. RVs can fit in a few pull-throughs. One site has a table suitable for wheelchairs.



Current Conditions & Trip Reports
Open for season. Located two miles past Dunton on Forest Rd. 535. Burro Bridge Campground is conveniently located near Lizard Head Wilderness. It has 15 sites on a sloping hillside and is fairly primitive.One site is suitable for wheelchairs. A nearby corral accommodates pack animals. Fee-$8. Water. Updated: 2004-05-13 07:34:00.0


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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON RV Camping
Yes
ICON Trailer Camping
Yes
ICON Tent Camping
Yes
ICON Cold Water Fishing Dolores River
Yes
ICON Hiking & Walking Forest Service Trail # 202 is 3.0 miles south on Forest Development Road # 535.
Yes
ICON Mountain Biking Burro Bridge Campground
Yes
ICON Viewing Scenery
Yes



Related Activities
Calico National Recreation Trail - The Calico National Recreational Trail travels south across marshlands, through wooded areas, and uphill to scenic highlands. You can choose several routes via connecting trails for a day hike or an extended backpack.

Calico Trail - Today this trail receives light use yet provides some of the best scenic views of the surrounding mountains.

Navajo Lake Trail - After crossing the West Dolores River 3/4 mile from the trailhead, the trail continues through open meadows, forest and a series of steep switchbacks to join the trail from Woods Lake and then descends into Navajo Basin.



More Information

Visitor Information:

Mesa Verde Country Visitor Information, P.O. Box HH , Cortez, CO, 81321, Phone: 800-253-1616, Fax: 970-565-1155, lynnd@mesaverdecountry.com

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