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Quick Facts

Pine Point Campground

Elevation: 7,900 Feet (2462.6 Meters)
Length of Stay: 14 Days
Number of Sites: 30
Reservation Remarks: 30 units
Reservation Status: Not Accepted




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General Description

The Pine Point Campground is 1/2 mile north of North Canyon Campground, at the upper end of the Vallecito Reservoir. The campground offers good views of the high, often snowcapped peaks to the northwest. The 30 shady sites include several pull-throughs and long sites for trailers and other RVs. Some are near the water, but the area is not well protected for mooring boats. A sheltered area for boats and an open play area are located just south of the campground.

Directions from Bayfield, Colorado: Travel 24 miles north on County Road 501, then go 4 miles northeast on Forest Road 501a to the campground entrance.

Seasonal Information:
Closed for 2003: . through . .



Fee Information
Type Price Remarks
Camping, Single Unit Call for Current Fee Water, trash pickup, tables, f



Current Conditions & Trip Reports
Closed. Updated: 2004-07-28 10:27:00.0

Ranger TipOpens by July 4th weekend.


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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Other Watercraft Boat rentals at Vallecito Reservoir
No
ICON RV Camping Convenient trailer space (26' maximum)
Yes
ICON Camping Pine Point Campground
Yes
ICON Cold Water Fishing Vallecito Reservoir
Yes
ICON Hiking & Walking East Creek, Graham Creek and North Canyon Trails are nearby.
Yes
ICON Horseback Riding Stable close by
No
ICON Resort Lodging Resorts located around Vallecito Reservoir
No
ICON Recreation Cabin Use Cabins for rent around Vallecito Reservoir
No
ICON Canoeing Vallecito Reservoir
No
ICON Viewing Scenery
Yes



Related Activities
East Creek Trail - Brook trout can be caught in this lightly used, scenic drainage.

North Canyon Trail - The trail takes you through ponderosa pine and aspen forests. A scenic overlook of Vallecito Reservoir is available on a side trail along the way.



More Information

Visitor Information:

Durango Area Chamber Resort Association, 111 South Camino Del Rio , Durango, CO, 81301, Phone: 800-463-8726, Fax: 970-385-7884, durango@frontier.net

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