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Bristol Head Campground

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National Forest

Rio Grande National Forest

This campground contains 15 sites (11 are pull through) ranging from 35 to 55 feet in length.__ There are both dead end spurs and pull throughs.__ Sits in a meadow on a bench above__ South Clear Creek. A short trail from campground leads to an overlook of the Clear Creek Canyons and a waterfall. The campground stretches 0.6 mile__along a "bench" (a level area) above South Clear Creek. The grassy field between camping sites and creek are dotted with wild flowers. Every site has a view of towering mountains dominated by Bristol Head Peak. Spruce and Aspen line the meadow and provide some shade. The campground is an excellent area for viewing wild life, especially moose. Quiet & secluded. Fishing in the creek nearby.____14 DAY CAMPING LIMIT.

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Location

Bristol Head Campground is located in Colorado

Detail location of campground

Directions

From Creede, CO, take Hwy 149 south (toward Lake City) 21.6 miles to North Clear Creek Road sign (Forest Rd. 510). Turn right at sign onto Rd. 510 (gravel) and go 0.3 miles to campground sign. Turn right at sign into campground.

Coordinates

37.818938 N
107.1459 W

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Access

  • Drive-In
    Park next to your site

Stay Connected

  • WiFi
    Good
  • Verizon
    Fair
  • AT&T
    Unknown
  • T-Mobile
    Available

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)

Features

For Campers

  • Phone Service
  • Drinking Water
  • Toilets

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Frequently Asked Questions

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According to campers on TheDyrt.com, Verizon signal is fair, AT&T is unknown, and T-Mobile is available.