TRANSFER GROUP CAMPGROUND, CO

Transfer Campground, located approximately 11 miles north of Mancos, Colorado in the San Juan National Forest, is known for its access to many area recreation trails.The campground is situated at an elevation of 8,500 feet. Surrounded by whispering aspen and making for a great camping...
Status: Open through Mon Sep 01 2014   Season Dates

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  • Click here for more information on the San Juan National Forest
  • Horses are not allowed in the campground, but there are corrals with five sites adjacent to the campground on Forest Road 561
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    TRANSFER GROUP CAMPGROUND GROUP STANDARD AREA NONELECTRIC 50 25
    Electric Hookup - no Full Hookup - no
    Pets Allowed Near Water - no
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    Overview

    Overview

    Transfer Campground, located approximately 11 miles north of Mancos, Colorado in the San Juan National Forest, is known for its access to many area recreation trails.

    Natural Features:

    The campground is situated at an elevation of 8,500 feet. Surrounded by whispering aspen and making for a great camping atmosphere, visitors will enjoy the sounds of birds and the occasional horse neighing in the corrals across the road.

    Recreation:

    Recreational opportunities abound at and near this facility for horseback riding, hiking, mountain biking and ATV riding. Many campers bring their ATVs and motorbikes to ride on the Aspen Loop Trail (just 1/2 mile north of the campground).

    There are a number of trailheads nearby the campground, including Big Al Interpretive Trail, Rim Trail and Box Canyon Trail. More trails are available in the surrounding area including: Chicken Creek Trail, Morrison Trail, Gold Run Trail and West Mancos Trail.

    Facilities:

    The campground offers 12 first-come, first-serve family sites and one overnight group site.

    The reservable group site has five double picnic tables, a large group area, a serving table and cooking grills. A vault toilet restroom is located near the group area.

    The 12 first-come, first-serve campsites offer one vault toilet and barrier free camping. Parking spaces are small, but can accommodate some RVs.

    Horses are not allowed in the campground, but there are corrals with five sites adjacent to the campground on Forest Road 561.

    Nearby Attractions:

    Visit the Jackson Gulch Reservoir, just six miles south of the campground for a relaxing day of fishing or hike one of the many trails nearby the campground. Visit the historic town of Mancos and learn about the Ancestral Puebloans who inhabited this area from approximately AD 1 to AD 1300.

    Booking Window
    Tue Jul 29 2014 - Sat Jul 25 2015

    Reservations must be made 4 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 12 Month(s) in advance.

    Season Dates

    Season Schedule

    Park Season Start End
    Peak Fri May 23 2014 Mon Sep 01 2014
    Peak Fri May 22 2015 Mon Sep 07 2015
    Services and Amenities
    Within Facility
    • Drinking Water
    • Grills
    • Group Site (Reservable)
    • Hiking
    • Host
    • Pets Allowed
    • Tables
    • Trailheads
    • Vault Toilets
    • Volleyball Courts
    Within 10 Miles
    • Horseback Riding Trails
    • Off-Highway Vehicle Recreation
    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
    May 23 2014 -
    Sep 01 2014
    GROUP STANDARD AREA NONELECTRIC $50.00
    Peak Season
    May 22 2015 -
    Sep 07 2015
    GROUP STANDARD AREA NONELECTRIC $50.00

    *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):
    37.46722, -108.21
    37°28'2"N, 108°12'36"W

    From Mancos, CO: travel 1/4 mile north on Hwy 184, turn right on West Mancos Road (Forest Road 561) and travel 10.5 miles to the campground. Most of the road is unpaved, but has a good gravel surface.
    Contact Information

    Mailing Address:

    TRANSFER GROUP CAMPGROUND
    San Juan National Forest
    Mancos  CO  81328

    Phone Number:

    Information:  (970)882-7296
    970-882-7296