DINNER STATION, CO

Dinner Station, a historic stop along an old stagecoach route from Aspen, is located in the Upper Taylor Park area, next to the Taylor River. The campground is a favorite among off-road and mountain biking enthusiasts.The campground is nestled among ponderosa and lodgepole pine trees...
Status: Closed through Sun May 11 2014   Season Dates

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DINN STANDARD NONELECTRIC 6 30 Back-In
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DINN STANDARD NONELECTRIC 6 30 Back-In
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DINN STANDARD NONELECTRIC 6 30 Pull-Through
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DINN STANDARD NONELECTRIC 6 25 Back-In
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DINN STANDARD NONELECTRIC 6 50 Back-In
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DINN STANDARD NONELECTRIC 6 35 Back-In
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DINN STANDARD NONELECTRIC 6 45 Back-In
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DINN STANDARD NONELECTRIC 6 99 Pull-Through
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DINN STANDARD NONELECTRIC 6 99 Pull-Through
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Nonspecific+ MANAGEMENT 6 99 Back-In
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Footnotes: (applicable only where specifically marked above)
+When you reserve one of these sites, it will not be a site specific reservation. You will be assigned a site when you arrive at the campground.
** Arrival dates earlier than the online-reservation-window may also be available at the campground.
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Overview

Overview

Dinner Station, a historic stop along an old stagecoach route from Aspen, is located in the Upper Taylor Park area, next to the Taylor River. The campground is a favorite among off-road and mountain biking enthusiasts.

Natural Features:

The campground is nestled among ponderosa and lodgepole pine trees, at the edge of a broad, flat valley dotted with sagebrush. Most campsites are situated with the Taylor River on one side and open views of the Sawatch Mountains on the other side.

Recreation:

The Taylor River can be accessed from within the campground. Anglers cast for rainbow and brook trout.

A number of off-road trails are found in the surrounding area, including Doctor Park Trail, Taylor River Trail and Taylor Vista Trail.

Facilities:

The campground offers single-family campsites, each equipped with a picnic table and campfire ring. Vault toilets, drinking water and trash collection are provided.

Nearby Attractions:

Taylor Park Reservoir is less than five miles from the campground, offering boating, fishing and swimming opportunities. A boat ramp and boat rentals are available there.

Booking Window
Mon Apr 28 2014 - Fri Oct 24 2014

Reservations must be made 4 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 6 Month(s) in advance.

Season Dates

Season Schedule

Park Season Start End
Walk In Mon May 12 2014 Sun Jun 22 2014
Peak Mon Jun 23 2014 Sun Sep 14 2014
Walk In Mon Sep 15 2014 Sun Oct 05 2014
Services and Amenities
Within Facility
  • Biking
  • Campfire Rings
  • Climbing
  • Drinking Water
  • Firewood
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Off-Road Vehicle Trails
  • River Access
  • Tables
  • Trailheads
  • Trash Collection
  • Vault Toilets
  • Wildlife Viewing
Within 10 Miles
  • Boat Ramp
  • Boat Rentals
  • Boating
  • Canoeing
  • Lake Access
Fees and Cancellation Policies

Fees and Cancellation

Fee Information
Payment in full will be charged to your credit card upon completion of the reservation. A $9.00 non-refundable on line reservation fee may be charged for some facilities.

Payment Methods Accepted On-line:
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Changes and Cancellations
A $10.00 service fee will apply if you change or cancel your reservation. Late cancellations are subject to additional fees. For full details see NRRS Reservation Policy


Facility Rates*
Park Season Site Type Nightly/Daily Rates
Walk In Season
May 12 2014 -
Jun 22 2014
STANDARD NONELECTRIC $16.00
MANAGEMENT N/A
Peak Season
Jun 23 2014 -
Sep 14 2014
STANDARD NONELECTRIC $16.00
MANAGEMENT N/A
Walk In Season
Sep 15 2014 -
Oct 05 2014
STANDARD NONELECTRIC $16.00
MANAGEMENT N/A

*Displayed rates do not reflect discounts, attribute fees (electrical hook-ups / water hook-ups), taxes or incremental charges
**Weekly rates may not be available for all sites
Getting There
GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
38.90528, -106.58611
38°54'19"N, 106°35'10"W

From Gunnison, Colo., travel north on Colorado Highway 135 for 10 miles to Almont. Turn right (northeast) onto Taylor Canyon Road and continue 35 miles. The campground entrance is on the left.
Contact Information

Mailing Address:

DINNER STATION
GUNNISON, GRAND MESA, AND UNCO
CO

Phone Number:

Information: (970)642-0566