Open Year-round
No
Reservations possible?
No
RV Hookups
No
Potable water
Yes
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Taylor Park Reservoir is a very popular recreation area near Gunnison, Colorado. The area has great recreation opportunities, including fishing and boating in the lake, fishing and whitewater on the Taylor River, hiking and mountain biking in the surrounding mountains, and motorized activities (dirt bikes and ATVs). This little campground sits at the inlet at the north end of the lake and offers spectacular 360-degree views of the mountains on the west side of the Collegiate Range. It is very exposed and has no shade or privacy. 

The campground has an upper loop with lake views, which tends to fill up first, and a lower loop above the inlet stream with no view of the lake. It is a short walk from any site to the lake shore or the Taylor River inlet stream. There are the typical vault toilets and hand pump for water, fire rings and tables. Every site has great views and no privacy.

Logistics + Planning

Preferable season(s)

Summer

Congestion

Occasionally full

Parking Pass

None

Open from

May 25 to October 31

Price per night (basic site)

14.00 $ (11.75 €)

Pros

Good location for many recreation options. Lakeview campsites. Great mountain views.

Cons

Popular with ATV users. No privacy. No shade.

Pets allowed

Allowed

Managed by

Forest Service

Features

ADA accessible
Family friendly
Vault toilet
Potable water
Near lake or river
Boat ramp(s)
Lakefront
Big vistas
Fishing

Access

Vehicle

Total number of sites

18

Maximum trailer length

40.00 ft (12.19 m)

Recommended Campsites Without Photos

12, 14, 17

Location

Field Guide

Nearby Adventures

Sawatch Range + Elk Mountains, Colorado
Grand Mesa Uncompahgre + Gunnison National Forests

Nearby Lodging + Camping

Grand Mesa Uncompahgre + Gunnison National Forests
Sawatch Range + Elk Mountains, Colorado

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