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Weller Campground

White River National Forest

Sawatch Range + Elk Mountains, Colorado

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Overview + Weather
Pros: 
Close to many trailheads. Set in a beautiful aspen grove.
Cons: 
Sites are not very level.
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Region:
Sawatch Range + Elk Mountains, CO
Managed by: 
Forest Service
Pets allowed: 
Yes
Parking Pass: 
Not Required
Preferable Season(s):
Summer, Fall
Reservations possible: 
No
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Campground Description

Campground Description

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Weller Campground may not be the first campground you look to among the several campgrounds on Highway 82 between Aspen and Independence Pass, but it remains a convenient option when nearby campgrounds fill up. The largest of the area's campgrounds, and the closest to Aspen, is Difficult Campground, and a few miles further up is the much smaller Weller Campground. Weller's sites are all first-come-first-served, and one of its uses is as an overflow campground when Difficult is full. Being located closer to several trailheads and the magnificent Independence Pass, however, make Weller Campground a destination in its own right.

Weller's 11 sites are spread over a small loop road that winds through a beautiful aspen grove just off of the highway. Weller Campground has vault toilets and drinking water, and the sites are suitable for smaller RVs or tents. Less than a mile up the road is the popular Grottos Day Use Area, and even closer is the trailhead for Weller Lake and the Collegiate Peaks Wilderness. The Roaring Fork River is across the road and is known for excellent fishing. Weller Campground, like the other small campgrounds in the area, typically closes near the end of September, so check with the White River National Forest office in Aspen before going.

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