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Gordon Gulch Dispersed Area

32 Reviews

About This Campground

USDA Forest Service

Five miles north of Nederland, National Forest System Road (NFSR) 226, commonly known as Gordon Gulch, turns east off of Colorado Highway 72. NFSR 226 intersects other forest roads: NFSR 314, 228, 233 and their off-shoots. There are 15 numbered, designated campsites scattered along the road system…

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Access

  • Drive-In
    Park next to your site
  • Walk-In
    Park in a lot, walk to your site.

Stay Connected

  • WiFi
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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)
  • Dispersed
  • Group
  • Tent Cabin
  • Equestrian

Features

For Campers

  • Phone Service
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

Reviews

32 Reviews of Gordon Gulch Dispersed Area

Ratings Breakdown

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Whitney L.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Sep. 10, 2021

decent free camping near Boulder

All in all its a decent* place near Boulder to camp for free and is mostly easy to get to. There are 15 spots that, when we arrived on pre-Labor day Friday afternoon, were almost all taken, no surprise. We saw 1 spot available - site 12 I believe - that we could have taken but decided to kept…

  • September 4, 2021 at 5:51:23 AM, Arapaho & Roosevelt National Forests Pawnee National Grassland, Boulder, Eastern Rockies Corridor, US
  • Five miles north of Nederland, National Forest System Road (NFSR) 226, commonly known as Gordon Gulch, turns east off of Colorado Highway 72. NFSR 226 intersects other forest roads: NFSR 314, 228, 233 and their off-shoots. There are 15 numbered, designated campsites scattered along the road system within 1.5 miles east of Highway 72. Camping is permitted in designated sites only. https://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/arp/recarea/?recid=28272
  • Drive to Gordon Gulch through Boulder Canyon was gorgeous through ‎⁨Arapaho & Roosevelt National Forests Pawnee National Grassland⁩, ⁨Nederland⁩, ⁨Eastern Rockies Corridor⁩, ⁨United States⁩
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Month of VisitOctober
Rachael S.
Reviewed Aug. 29, 2021

Great campsite Close to boulder

We loved this campsite. Super close to home for us , yet felt so far away! We had a great campsite with amazing views. We continued driving down Switzerland trail to find our campsite. There were still a decent amount of sites here when we arrived around noon on a Saturday. Need at least AWD for…

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Month of VisitSeptember
Kelli K.
Reviewed Jul. 27, 2021

Great views if you can find them!

We lucked out with a south facing spot overlooking the town of Nederland. The unfortunate part of our stay was the group that decided to throw a rave until 6am, disturbing what I can only imagine to be the entire Arapahoe region. Completely uncalled for - and a microphone to go along with a speaker…

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Month of VisitAugust

Location

Gordon Gulch Dispersed Area is located in Colorado

Directions

From Nederland, head north on Colorado Highway 72 for five miles and turn east onto NFSR 226 (this turnoff is 1/2 mile north of milepost 37). Numbered campsites are located along NFSR's 226, 314, 228 and 233 and their off-shoots.

Coordinates

40.02485423 N
105.50195597 W

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About This Campground

Five miles north of Nederland, National Forest System Road (NFSR) 226, commonly known as Gordon Gulch, turns east off of Colorado Highway 72. NFSR 226 intersects other forest roads: NFSR 314, 228, 233 and their off-shoots. There are 15 numbered, designated campsites scattered along the road system within 1.5 miles east of Highway 72. Camping is permitted in designated sites only. Take care when driving in this area. Snow and mud can persist through most of the year. The free Boulder Ranger District Motor Vehicle Use Map displays National Forest System (NFS) routes open to motorized travel and is available online and at the Boulder Ranger District offfice.

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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