Top Horse Camping near Crested Butte, CO

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Best Equestrian Sites Near Crested Butte, CO (17)

    Camper-submitted photo from Lost Lake Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Lost Lake Campground
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    Lost Lake Campground

    8 Reviews
    49 Photos
    782 Saves
    Crested Butte, Colorado

    photo of new cement accessible fishing deck Lost Lake Campground is a great place for families to camp. Kids and parents alike will enjoy fishing and hiking around Lost Lake, Dollar Lake and Lost Lake Slough. Beckwith Pass provides breathtaking vistas of the Ruby Mountain Range. The wildflowers in this region are phenomenal during mid-July and early August. Campgound Brochure Moreon Lost Lake Campground

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    Camper-submitted photo from Hartman Rocks Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Hartman Rocks Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Hartman Rocks Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Hartman Rocks Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Hartman Rocks Recreation Area
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    Hartman Rocks Recreation Area

    18 Reviews
    42 Photos
    305 Saves
    Gunnison, Colorado

    Hartman Rocks Recreation Area is dominated by the "Ring Dike," a spectacular monzogranite rock formation about six miles in diameter. This multi-use area features high quality single-track trails and rugged dirt roads. Visitors will enjoy fantastic mountain biking, rock climbing, bouldering and more. During the winter months, much of the road system is groomed for cross-country skiing. Activities: Camping Hiking Horseback riding Mountain biking Off-highway vehicles Rock climbing Winter sports 4x4 and jeep touring

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    Camper-submitted photo from Lakeview Campground
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    Lakeview Campground

    17 Reviews
    67 Photos
    337 Saves
    Granite, Colorado

    Overview

    Lakeview Campground, with wonderful views of the Twin Lakes Reservoir, is located about 20 miles south of Leadville, Colorado. The campground attracts many hikers looking to explore nature and the hiking trails in the surrounding area. Boaters can launch their craft at the nearby boat dock and fishing enthusiasts can find numerous locations at Twin Lakes Reservoir for fishing.

    Recreation

    The Continental Divide Trail, which runs from Canada to Mexico, is a non-motorized trail that passes Lakeview Campground. Mountain bikes are allowed in the section from Halfmoon Road south to Twin Lakes. Approximately 300 miles of the trail goes through Colorado. South of the campground lies Twin Lakes, Colorado's largest natural glacier lakes. Sailing and water skiing are among the popular activities here. Fishing includes lake, rainbow and mackinaw trout.

    Facilities

    The Continental Divide Trail, which runs from Canada to Mexico, is a non-motorized trail that passes Lakeview Campground. Mountain bikes are allowed in the section from Halfmoon Road south to Twin Lakes. Approximately 300 miles of the trail goes through Colorado. South of the campground lies Twin Lakes, Colorado's largest natural glacier lakes. Sailing and water skiing are among the popular activities here. Fishing includes lake, rainbow and mackinaw trout.

    Natural Features

    Lakeview is situated in a ponderosa pine and sage habitat at an elevation of 9,500 feet. The site is between Mt. Elbert Forebay and Twin Lakes. The Twin Lakes Reservoir spans 2,805 acres and Mount Elbert stands tall at 14,433 feet. To the north is the Mount Massive Wilderness area, 30,540 acres encompassing Mount Massive, Colorado___s second highest peak at 14,421 feet. To the south is the Collegiate Peaks Wilderness with 8 peaks over 14,000 ft high. Much of the wilderness is above timberline with many alpine plant communities and permanent snowfields.

    Nearby Attractions

    The Top of the Rockies Scenic Byway leads to Independence Pass, one of the highest paved passes in Colorado. The historic mining town, Leadville, is a half hour away.

    Charges & Cancellations

    Cancellations Individual Campsites: Cancellations up to 2 days before a reservation start date incur a $10.00 cancellation fee.__ A visitor who cancels a reservation the day before or on the day of arrival will pay a $10.00 service fee AND forfeit the first night's use fee including tax and applicable add-on for a campsite. Cancellations for a one-night reservation will forfeit the entire amount paid and will not be subject to an additional service fee. No-Shows A no-show visitor is one who does not arrive at a campground and does not cancel the reservation by check-out time on the day after the scheduled arrival date. Staff will hold a campsite until check-out time on the day following the arrival date. No-shows are assessed $20.00 service fee and forfeit the first night's rate, taxes and applicable add-on for a campsite.____ Refunds Visitors may submit a refund request through their Recreation.gov profile within 7 days of the end date of their reservation. Refunds will not be issued after the 7 days has ended. Refunds for debit or credit card payments will be issued as a credit to the original bank or credit card used to pay. For check or cash purchases, Recreation.gov will mail a Treasury check for refunds of cash, check, or money order payments to the address associated with the reservation. Treasury check refunds may take up to 6-8 weeks to arrive.__ In the event of an emergency closure, the Recreation.gov team or facility manager will refund all fees and will attempt to notify you using the contact information within the Recreation.gov visitor profile.

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    $26 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Avalanche Campground
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    Avalanche Campground

    9 Reviews
    21 Photos
    421 Saves
    Redstone, Colorado

    Avalanche Campground has 6 first-come first-serve campsites. It is located adjacent to Avalanche Creek. Fishing is available in Avalanche Creek and in the Crystal River, which is 3 miles downstream. One of the major trailheads into the Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness is located adjacent to the campground.

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    Camper-submitted photo from One Mile Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from One Mile Campground
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    Camper-submitted photo from One Mile Campground

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    One Mile Campground

    4 Reviews
    4 Photos
    106 Saves
    Almont, Colorado

    One Mile Campground is located 18 miles from Gunnison, Colo.,f in the Taylor River Canyon. Visitors enjoy the area for its rafting, fishing and trail opportunities.

    The campground offers single-family campsites, all of which have electric hookups. Several sites are also accessible. Each site is equipped with a picnic table and campfire ring. Vault toilets and drinking water are provided.

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    $30 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Gunnison National Forest Soap Creek Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Gunnison National Forest Soap Creek Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Gunnison National Forest Soap Creek Campground
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    Camper-submitted photo from Musician's Camp
    Camper-submitted photo from Musician's Camp

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    Musician's Camp

    1 Review
    2 Photos
    200 Saves
    Crested Butte, Colorado

    Located 6 miles up Slate River Rd, Musician’s Camp has 17 campsites. It accommodates RV’s, trailers, and tent sites.

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    Camper-submitted photo from Kebler Corner
    Camper-submitted photo from Kebler Corner
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    Camper-submitted photo from Kebler Corner
    Camper-submitted photo from Kebler Corner

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    Kebler Corner

    3 Reviews
    38 Photos
    73 Saves
    Somerset, Colorado

    Please reserve on our website at www.keblercorner.com - we do not take reservations through DRYT.

    Looking to get away and unplug? Come stay with us at Kebler Corner where you can unwind in convenient accommodations. We offer an array of 9 cabins of varying sizes, 22 full RV hook-ups and primitive tent sites. Enjoy the breathtaking views with a variety of on-site amenities including river access, fishing, hiking, general store (with grocery basics), liquor store, and wi-fi access.

    Kebler Corner also allows guests to easily visit state parks and area tourist attractions. Relax at our campground or explore the nearby destinations that are ideal for hiking, kayaking, rafting, biking, wine tasting, fruit picking, hunting and so much more. If you are looking for a memorable vacation experience in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado– look no further!

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    $35 - $425 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Browns Creek
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    Camper-submitted photo from Browns Creek
    Camper-submitted photo from Browns Creek

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    Browns Creek

    21 Reviews
    55 Photos
    1080 Saves
    Nathrop, Colorado

    Welcome to Browns Creek, a fantastic spot nestled in the heart of Colorado. This area is perfect for those who love a bit of adventure mixed with tranquility. Located between Poncha Springs and Buena Vista, Browns Creek offers a great escape with its scenic views and peaceful surroundings.

    One of the standout features here is the dispersed camping setup. You won't find designated sites, but that's part of the charm. You can set up your tent or park your RV in various spots, many of which offer stunning views and a good amount of privacy. Just keep in mind, there are no hookups or drinking water, so come prepared.

    Visitors have mentioned that the drive to the campground is straightforward, though you might encounter some open cattle along the way. The area is big rig friendly, and there's plenty of room for larger setups. If you're into hiking, you're in luck. The Browns Creek Trailhead is nearby, offering some beautiful trails and access to the Colorado Trail.

    Pets are welcome, and campfires are allowed, making it a great spot for a family outing. Just remember to follow any fire bans that might be in place. The vault toilets are clean, and while there are no showers or trash services, the natural beauty more than makes up for it.

    Some campers have noted the presence of bugs, so packing some bug spray might be a good idea. The nights can be magical, with clear skies perfect for stargazing and the occasional coyote chorus in the background.

    Overall, Browns Creek is a fantastic spot for those looking to get away from it all and enjoy some quality time in nature. Whether you're here for the hiking, the views, or just the peace and quiet, you're sure to have a memorable experience.

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    Camper-submitted photo from Four Mile Road Dispersed
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    Four Mile Road Dispersed

    17 Reviews
    51 Photos
    835 Saves
    Carbondale, Colorado

    Welcome to Four Mile Road Dispersed Camping Area in the Sopris Ranger District of White River National Forest, Colorado. This spot is a gem for those who crave a true off-the-grid experience. It's open year-round and offers a rugged, no-frills camping adventure.

    This area is perfect for both tent and RV camping, though you'll need to be self-sufficient. There are no amenities like drinking water, toilets, or electric hookups, so come prepared. Fires are allowed, and you'll find plenty of natural firewood around, but remember to follow fire safety guidelines.

    Visitors rave about the stunning views and the sense of seclusion. Whether you're nestled in a dense forest or perched on a hill with panoramic vistas, the scenery here is unbeatable. Some campers have even reported hearing turkeys gobbling in the morning, adding to the wilderness charm.

    The location is also a great base for exploring nearby attractions. Hanging Lake and Iron Mountain Hot Springs are less than an hour away, making for perfect day trips. The roads can get bumpy, so a vehicle with good clearance is recommended, especially if you plan to venture deeper into the area.

    Cell service is spotty to non-existent, which many visitors see as a plus. It's a chance to disconnect and truly immerse yourself in nature. Just be sure to clean up after yourself and leave no trace, as some campers have noted finding trash left behind by others.

    In short, if you're looking for a beautiful, secluded spot to camp without the crowds and conveniences of more developed sites, Four Mile Road Dispersed Camping Area is the place to be. Enjoy the peace, the views, and the adventure!

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Which is the most popular equestrian campsite near Crested Butte, CO?

According to TheDyrt.com, the most popular equestrian campground near Crested Butte, CO is Lost Lake Campground with a 5-star rating from 8 reviews.

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