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Fishing: Colorado > White River National Forest > Sopris Ranger District

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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.


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
ICON Games & Play Ball field in campground
ICON Hiking & Walking in the campground
ICON Viewing Interpretive Signs between the campground and the group site
ICON Canoeing Chapman Reservoir
ICON Picnicking Chapman Picnic Ground

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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