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Camping: Colorado > San Juan National Forest > Mancos-Dolores Ranger District

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Bradfield Campground

Elevation: 6,500 Feet (2026.2 Meters)
Length of Stay: 14 Days
Number of Sites: 22
Reservation Status: Not Accepted

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General Description

Bradfield Campground, has 22 campsites, all barrier-free, with hand pumps for water. The campground features a raft launch site for trips on the lower Dolores River. Travel southeast on Forest Road 504 to get to McPhee Dam.

Directions from Dolores: Travel west on Highway 145 for 2 miles. Go right on Highway 184 for 8 miles. Turn right on U.S. Hwy 666 for 13 miles, then go right on Forest Road 505 for 1 mile.

Seasonal Information:
Normal Services Available: Year-round (NOTE: Located in the Dolores River Canyon, below McPhee Dam. BLM facility.) .

Fee Information
Type Price Remarks
Camping, single unit Call for Current Fee On the Dolores River. Has a b

Current Conditions & Trip Reports
Open for the season.Located 30 miles northwest of Dolores on BLM land. Includes 22 barrier-free campsites, with hand pumps for water. Fee is $8/night. Updated: 2004-04-22 14:44:00.0

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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Boat Launching Raft launch site for Lower Dolores River
ICON Camping Bradfield Campground

Related Activities
Cabin Canyon Campground - Cabin Canyon Campground is 4 miles upstream from Bradfield campground, on the Dolores River. The campground has 11 sites, all barrier-free, with hand pumps for water.

Cabin Canyon Picnic Ground - Cabin Canyon Picnic Ground is 4 miles upstream from Bradfield Campground, on the Dolores River at Lone Dome, northwest of McPhee Dam.

Dry Canyon Fishing Site - Dry Canyon Fishing Site is located on the northeastern shores of McPhee Reservoir. From Dolores, it is a trip of about 40 miles, most of it on gravel roads. There are restrooms and fishing access here.

Ferris Campground - Ferris Canyon Campground is 3 miles from Cabin Canyon Campground, has 6 sites (all barrier-free), hand pumps for water, and 6 picnic areas.

Ferris Picnic Ground - Ferris Canyon Picnic Ground, at Lone Dome, is 3.0 miles from Cabin Canyon Campground.

McPhee Reservior Recreation Area - McPhee Reservoir is the largest reservoir in the San Juan and Rio Grande National Forests.

More Information

Visitor Information:

Colorado Tourism Office, 1625 Broadway, Ste. 1700 , Denver, CO, 80202, Phone: 800-COLORADO


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