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Chapman Picnic Ground

Elevation: 8,800 Feet (2743.1 Meters)




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General Description

Chapman Reservoir and Campground
Copyright: Zander Higbie - Interactive Outdoors, Inc.
Chapman Reservoir and Campground
Chapman Campground and Picnic Ground is located adjacent to the Fryingpan River. If you are an angler, the lower Fryingpan is classified as a gold medal water by the Colorado Division of Wildlife. There is also a small reservoir located within the campground. The campground is located in a beautiful setting. It is at the base of a wide valley and is surrounded by, and filled with, lodgepole pine trees. It is located 38 miles east of Carbondale at an elevation of 8,800 ft.

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Directions from Basalt: 29 miles east of Basalt, CO up the Frying Pan Rd, County Rd 104

Seasonal Information:
Normal Services Available: Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day Weekend .



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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Cold Water Fishing Chapman Reservoir
Yes
ICON Games & Play Ball field in campground
Yes
ICON Hiking & Walking in the campground
Yes
ICON Viewing Interpretive Signs between the campground and the group site
Yes
ICON Canoeing Chapman Reservoir
Yes
ICON Picnicking Chapman Picnic Ground
Yes



Nearby Services

Groceries: regional store (private - profit) Directions: Basalt (29 miles west)

Gas Station: several regional chains in Basalt (private - profit) Directions: 29 miles west to Basalt

Nearest Hospital: Aspen Valley Hospital (private - profit) Directions: 29 miles west to Basalt and 17 miles to Aspen on Hwy. 82. At the roundabout west of Aspen, turn right onto Castle Creek Road and follow 1/4 mile to hospital on right.

Showers: KOA campground in Basalt (private - profit) Directions: 29 miles west to Basalt and 2 miles northwest on highway 82

Nearest Pay Phone: US WEST (private - profit) Directions: 6 miles west on County Rd 104 to Meredith

Miscellaneous: Propane at KOA campground (private - profit) Directions: 29 miles west to Basalt and 2 miles northwest on highway 82



More Information

Visitor Information:

Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association, 1102 Grand Ave. , Glenwood Springs, CO, 81601, Phone: 888-4GLENWOOD, www.glenscape.com

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