LODGEPOLE (GUNNISON GRAND MESA), CO

Lodgepole Campground is located 22 miles from Gunnison, Colo., in the Taylor River Canyon. Visitors enjoy the area for its rafting, fishing and trail opportunities.The campground is situated in a dense stand of lodgepole pine trees, which provides shade and privacy between campsites...
Status: Open through Sun Oct 05 2014   Season Dates

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  • Reservation fee applies to first camping unit only; additional units reserved will be charged full price at the campground
  • Opening and closing dates are weather permitting; please call (928) 537-8888 for more information
  • A $6 fee will be collected at the campground for extra vehicles
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LODG STANDARD NONELECTRIC 6 25 Pull-Through
Electric Hookup - no Full Hookup - no
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LODG STANDARD NONELECTRIC 6 25 Back-In
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LODG STANDARD NONELECTRIC 6 40
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LODG STANDARD NONELECTRIC 6 25 Back-In
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LODG STANDARD NONELECTRIC 6 25 Back-In
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LODG STANDARD NONELECTRIC 6 30 Back-In
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LODG STANDARD NONELECTRIC 6 40 Pull-Through
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LODG TENT ONLY NONELECTRIC 6 0 Pull-Through
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LODG STANDARD NONELECTRIC 6 30 Back-In
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LODG STANDARD NONELECTRIC 6 25 Pull-Through
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LODG TENT ONLY NONELECTRIC 6 0 Pull-Through
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LODG STANDARD NONELECTRIC 6 25 Pull-Through
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Nonspecific+ MANAGEMENT 6 40 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.
*** Some sites may be available only from the campground on a first-come-first-served basis.
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Overview

Overview

Lodgepole Campground is located 22 miles from Gunnison, Colo., in the Taylor River Canyon. Visitors enjoy the area for its rafting, fishing and trail opportunities.

Natural Features:

The campground is situated in a dense stand of lodgepole pine trees, which provides shade and privacy between campsites. Summertime temperatures are warm during the day and cool at night.

Recreation:

The Taylor River can be accessed from the campground, and offers a calm stretch for leisurely rafting and kayaking. Anglers cast for rainbow and brook trout.

The Fossil Ridge Wilderness Area lies one mile south of the campground. The Summerville and South Lottis trailheads provide access to the scenic, natural area.

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 and drinking water are provided.

Nearby Attractions:

Taylor Park Reservoir is located within 10 miles of the campground, offering boating, fishing and swimming. A boat ramp and boat rentals are available there as well.

Booking Window
Tue Jul 15 2014 - Sun Jan 11 2015

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
Peak Mon Jun 09 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
  • Horseback Riding
  • Kayaking
  • Rafting
  • River Access
  • Shade
  • Tables
  • Trailheads
  • Vault Toilets
  • Visitor Center
Within 10 Miles
  • Boat Ramp
  • Boat Rentals
  • Boating
  • 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:
Visa Mastercard Amex Discover UnionPay JCB

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
Peak Season
Jun 09 2014 -
Sep 14 2014
TENT ONLY NONELECTRIC $16.00
STANDARD NONELECTRIC $16.00
MANAGEMENT N/A
Walk In Season
Sep 15 2014 -
Oct 05 2014
TENT ONLY NONELECTRIC $16.00
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):
38.76111, -106.66111
38°45'40"N, 106°39'40"W

From Gunnison, Colo., travel north on Highway 135 for 10 miles to Almont. Turn right (northeast) onto Taylor Canyon Road and proceed 12 miles to the campground entrance, which is on the right.
Contact Information

Mailing Address:

LODGEPOLE (GUNNISON GRAND MESA)
GUNNISON, GRAND MESA, AND UNCO
  CO 

Phone Number:

Information:  (970)642-0566