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Florida Campground (co)

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About This Campground

National Forest

Overview

Florida Campground is located near the north end of Lemon Reservoir, in southwestern Colorado. Visitors enjoy the area for its fishing, trail opportunities and scenic natural setting.

Recreation

The Florida River is well known for its rainbow and brown trout fishing, but the river…

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Access

  • Drive In
    Park next to your campsite

Stay Connected

  • WiFi
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  • Verizon
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  • AT&T
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  • T-Mobile
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Site Types

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

Features

For Campers

  • Picnic Table
  • Reservable
  • Drinking Water
  • Toilets
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Pull-Through Sites
  • Max Length: 40 ft.

Reviews

1 Review of Florida Campground (co)

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Kristina H.
Reviewed Aug. 10, 2019

By the river

Single campsites available as well. No reservations, only group site has reservations. All the other 15 sites are FCFS. Sites have picnic tables, fire ring. Campground has vault toilets, water and trash collection. Camp host from May-Sept, has firewood for sale.

Month of VisitJuly

Location

Florida Campground (co) is located in Colorado

Directions

From Bayfield, travel north from U.S. Highway 160 to County Road 501. Go 10 miles, then turn left onto County Road 240 and drive 3 miles. Turn right on County Road 243, then continue 7 miles to the campground.

Coordinates

37.45000021 N
107.66638867 W

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About This Campground

Overview

Florida Campground is located near the north end of Lemon Reservoir, in southwestern Colorado. Visitors enjoy the area for its fishing, trail opportunities and scenic natural setting.

Recreation

The Florida River is well known for its rainbow and brown trout fishing, but the river runs through much private land, so anglers should be careful not to trespass.

Hiking and biking are popular activities in the area. The Burnt Timber Trail No. 667 begins at Transfer Park, about a mile north of the campground.

The East Florida Road (Forest Road 597) winds steeply uphill past the campground. Lost Lake and Stump Lake Trails begin along this road, offering short, easy hikes to backcountry lakes.

The surrounding area is open to public hunting. Deer, elk and small game such as rabbits and grouse inhabit the forest.

Facilities

The campground offers one group site, equipped with picnic and serving tables, as well as campfire rings with grills. Vault toilets and drinking water are provided.

Natural Features

This lightly used campground is situated in a shady forest of Colorado blue spruce, Douglas fir and aspen trees. The swift Florida River flows next to the campground.

Nearby Attractions

Lemon Reservoir is about three miles from the campground, offering boating, water skiing and fishing opportunities. The reservoir is stocked with rainbow trout and kokanee salmon. Many visitors take advantage of Colorado's Free Fishing Days, held annually the first full weekend of June.

Young's Canyon Trail No. 546 begins at the north end of the reservoir. Hikers must cross the Florida River to access the trail; crossing is tricky during high water. The trail is very popular during hunting season.

Connection Details

We rate connection speeds from campers like you who submit speed tests with Field Reports.

  • Good- 10+Mbps

    Campers can make calls and send texts & emails, watch an HD movie, play multiplayer games, and more.

  • Fair- 3Mbps-10Mbps

    Campers can make calls, send texts & emails, video chat, stream video, and play online games.

  • Poor- 0Mbps-3Mbps

    Campers might be able check email, send texts, and make calls.

  • Available-

    Campers have been able to connect here but we don’t know the quality of the connection.

  • Unknown-

    Connectivity is not known for this campground.

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