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denver4run 08-06-2012 02:13 PM

Gunnison camping?
Can anyone suggest a good location for remote camping (stock 80 series) in the Gunnison area? Not lot's of people, water, views all a plus of course! Doesn't have to be in Gunnison but around the general area would be good. Thanks.

nakman 08-06-2012 02:55 PM

Lots of remote opportunities up near Pitkin to the east.. the prettiest though likely the Black Canyon NP? Also there are spots off of 742 between Almont and Taylor Park Res. that would be along a river? lots o' options there...

Lars 08-07-2012 05:05 PM

There are also a lot of good places between the Creed and Lake City area, a little South of Gunnison.

ajax 08-07-2012 11:31 PM

lots of spots up brush creek or cement creek on your way to cb or ohio city pitken areas r usually pretty chill, rainbow lake rd off of hwy 50 by blue mesa and red creek next rd after rainbow r good, mill creek just north of gunny on way to cb go left to ohio pass head down the rd 7miles turn left mill creek has wildnerness access at the end or go up ohio pass

denver4run 08-08-2012 09:13 AM

Great, Thanks guys.

Kipper 08-08-2012 10:27 AM

Mirror lake campground outside of taylor park is awesome. and you can easily get there in a stock 80.

pmccumber 08-08-2012 10:59 AM


Originally Posted by Lars (Post 216313)
There are also a lot of good places between the Creed and Lake City area, a little South of Gunnison.

It takes me about an hour to get to Lake City from Gunny. But, if you go over Blue Mesa towards Lake City and turn towards Powderhorn there is some nice camping along Cebolla creek. I bet you could find dispersed camping in 35-ish minutes and campground stuff along Cebolla in 1hour and 15 minutes (Deer Lakes area).

Or, just after you drop down off Blue Mesa on the way to Lake City there are a couple sweet campgrounds along the Lake Fork of the Gunnison. Seriously nice river. And probably 40-45 minutes from Gunny.

ajax 08-11-2012 09:43 AM

stay out of taylor unless u like lots of people or camp up at the taylor lakes up the pass

ajax 08-11-2012 09:44 AM

needle lake if you want no people and lake to yourself just south dolieville in the razor creek area look south on 114hwy off of 50 to c where it s at

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