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Campground and Campsite listings closest to Durango, Colorado

6
miles
Barnes Mountain Boondock - Durango, Colorado
1 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 5 Wildlife Viewing
Just past Las Animas Overlook, it's OK to camp for free in dispersed campsites.
9
miles
San Juan NF Road 599 - Durango, Colorado
1 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 5 Wildlife Viewing
To the north of this point, dispersed camping is allowed along this road. Free camping. Dispersed camping is a great way to enjoy the experience of camping away from developed …
10
miles
Durfield BLM Boondocking - Durango, Colorado
Wildlife Viewing
A couple of free dispersed camping spots just south of highway 160 between Durango and Bayfield. The marker is on the best campsite that I found. It's high and …
11
miles
Missionary Ridge Road - Durango, Colorado
9 votes, average: 3.89 out of 59 votes, average: 3.89 out of 59 votes, average: 3.89 out of 59 votes, average: 3.89 out of 59 votes, average: 3.89 out of 5
Dispersed camping along this road begins at 3.6 miles in, the southern tip of the first switchback. Except for a small portion (mile 6.8 to 9) you are allowed to …
12
miles
Bay City Campground - Durango, Colorado
1 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 5 Wildlife ViewingNear Water
Free boondocking along a creek. Small rigs only. Take La Plata Canyon Rd 5 miles north into the National Forest. I have not stayed here, and I missed it while …
12
miles
Miner's Cabin - Durango, Colorado
8 votes, average: 3.00 out of 58 votes, average: 3.00 out of 58 votes, average: 3.00 out of 58 votes, average: 3.00 out of 58 votes, average: 3.00 out of 5 Fire RingHorse CorralNear Water
West of Durango on Hwy 160, 100 yds west of the Hesperus turnoff is a restaurant on the north side of the hwy. Turn north on that road and drive …
12
miles
Lower Hermosa - Durango, Colorado
29 votes, average: 3.41 out of 529 votes, average: 3.41 out of 529 votes, average: 3.41 out of 529 votes, average: 3.41 out of 529 votes, average: 3.41 out of 5 HikingHorse TrailsHorse CorralPicnic TablesRestrooms
Lower Hermosa is located 14 mi NW of Durango, Co. Elevation: 7700', 19 camp sites, up to 30' RV sites Travel north on US 550 from Durango; just after the Apaloosa …
13
miles
Cherry Creek Gravel Pit - Hesperus, Colorado
2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 52 votes, average: 5.00 out of 52 votes, average: 5.00 out of 52 votes, average: 5.00 out of 52 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5 RV ParkingTent CampingOHVBikingHikingHorse TrailsHuntingWildlife ViewingPets Welcome
This is an easy to access spot just West of Durango. Look for the sign 'Cherry Creek Forest Access' just East of the Escalante Wayside - it does come up …
15
miles
San Juan Dispersed 1 - Hesperus, Colorado
Wildlife Viewing
Free Dispersed camping in the San Juan National Forest's Mancos/Dolores Ranger District. This campsite does not use a reservation system. First come, first served. This is a high elevation …
18
miles
Madden Peak Road (Durango, CO) - Durango, Colorado
15 votes, average: 3.60 out of 515 votes, average: 3.60 out of 515 votes, average: 3.60 out of 515 votes, average: 3.60 out of 515 votes, average: 3.60 out of 5 OHVHikingHorse TrailsWildlife Viewing
West of Durango, go North on the road marked "Forest Access: Madden Peak Road). Note your mileage as you turn off the highway... The road goes through private property, where …
18
miles
FR528 Sauls Creek Area - Bayfield, Colorado
2 votes, average: 4.00 out of 52 votes, average: 4.00 out of 52 votes, average: 4.00 out of 52 votes, average: 4.00 out of 52 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5 Wildlife Viewing
Free dispersed camping just east of Bayfield in the San Juan National Forest. There are about a eight well used campsites in this area. There are even more slightly used …
21
miles
FR135 Dispersed Campsite - Bayfield, Colorado
Wildlife Viewing
In the San Juan National Forest. There\'s one primitive site about 1/2 miles down FR135 off Hwy 160 near mile marker 111. Beautiful site but quite a bit of traffic …
22
miles
Elbert Creek Road - Durango, Colorado
4 votes, average: 2.75 out of 54 votes, average: 2.75 out of 54 votes, average: 2.75 out of 54 votes, average: 2.75 out of 54 votes, average: 2.75 out of 5 Wildlife ViewingFire Ring
Free camping in Colorado's San Juan National forest. Roadside dispersed campsites. Great little open spots with nothing but dirt, trees, and views. Oh the views! Drive up the mountain past Purgatory …
23
miles
Pine River Campground - Bayfield, Colorado
1 vote, average: 4.00 out of 51 vote, average: 4.00 out of 51 vote, average: 4.00 out of 51 vote, average: 4.00 out of 51 vote, average: 4.00 out of 5 HikingWildlife Viewing
This area is often used as a temporary base camp and parking area for hikers and backpackers. There is no potable water. All six campsites have outstanding views up the …
24
miles
Beaver Meadows Boondocking - Bayfield, Colorado
2 votes, average: 1.00 out of 52 votes, average: 1.00 out of 52 votes, average: 1.00 out of 52 votes, average: 1.00 out of 52 votes, average: 1.00 out of 5 Wildlife ViewingNear Water
Free, dispersed camping on Beaver Meadows Road, San Juan National Forest Rd #135, east of Bayfield and north of U.S. Highway 160. East of the Vallecito Reservior Dispersed camping and car …
24
miles
Upper Hermosa Road - Durango, Colorado
OHVFishingHikingHorse TrailsHuntingWildlife ViewingFire RingNear Water
Dispersed, free camping along forestry road 578 in the San Juan National forest of Colorado. There is a "campground" on this road on the same name. It's really just an …
24
miles
Upper Hermosa Creek - Durango, Colorado
1 vote, average: 3.00 out of 51 vote, average: 3.00 out of 51 vote, average: 3.00 out of 51 vote, average: 3.00 out of 51 vote, average: 3.00 out of 5 OHVBikingHikingHorse TrailsWildlife ViewingBBQ GrillFire RingHorse CorralNear WaterPicnic TablesRestrooms
A few camping sites are available at the trailhead, which has a toilet, picnic tables, fire grates, corral, and parking area.
24
miles
Sig Creek Campground - Durango, Colorado
BikingHikingHorse TrailsWildlife ViewingBBQ GrillDrinking WaterFire RingNear WaterPicnic TablesRestroomsTrash Cans
Sig Creek Campground, 32 miles north of Durango, has 9 campsites on a southfacing hillside about 1/4 mile from the East Fork of Hermosa Creek. The trailer lengthlimit is 30\'. …
26
miles
Lime Creek Road Dispersed - Durango, Colorado
Wildlife ViewingNear Water
You can boondock anywhere on the entire five miles of Lime Creek Road. Free camping. The first spot on the south side is very easy to get to and has …
27
miles
Ewing Gulch Dispersed Camping - Dolores, Colorado
Going North pass Priest Gulch Campground and cross the Delores river bridge. 1.5 miles after the bridge, turn left and either go left on the fork through the woods and …

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