Top Equestrian Camping near Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre, and Gunnison National Forests

Are you an equestrian lover who prefers a more rustic experience when you visit Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre, and Gunnison National Forests? Camping with horses is a beautiful way to experience nature. These scenic and easy-to-reach Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre, and Gunnison National Forests campsites are perfect for equestrian campers.

Best Equestrian Camping Sites Near Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre, and Gunnison National Forests, CO (10)

    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
    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
    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
    Camper-submitted photo from Hartman Rocks Recreation Area

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    Hartman Rocks Recreation Area

    18 Reviews
    42 Photos
    280 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 Silver Jack Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Silver Jack Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Silver Jack Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Silver Jack Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Silver Jack Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Silver Jack Campground

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    Silver Jack Campground

    4 Reviews
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    202 Saves
    Ridgway, Colorado

    Overview

    Silver Jack Campground has 60 campsites around three loops - Chipeta, Ouray and Sapinero. Each loop is heavily wooded with Aspen and a few spruce trees and an understory of tall grass and wildflowers. The campground is convenient to the Silver Jack Reservoir and a network of trails around the Cimarron Ridge. One of the three loops is often used for groups while the other two are for individual campers. Drinking water is available. There are no close communities to get provisions so visitors need to bring everything they need. This is bear country; practice safe food storage techniques.

    Nearby Attractions

    There are OHV trails nearby

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    $175 - $275 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Soap Creek Corral
    Camper-submitted photo from Soap Creek Corral
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    Camper-submitted photo from Lost Lake Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Lost Lake Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Lost Lake Campground
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    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
    751 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 Little Molas Lake Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Little Molas Lake Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Little Molas Lake Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Little Molas Lake Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Little Molas Lake Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Little Molas Lake Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Mill Creek
    Camper-submitted photo from Mill Creek
    Camper-submitted photo from Mill Creek
    Camper-submitted photo from Mill Creek
    Camper-submitted photo from Mill Creek
    Camper-submitted photo from Mill Creek

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    Mill Creek

    5 Reviews
    12 Photos
    183 Saves
    Lake City, Colorado

    Overview

    Mill Creek Campground is located 14 miles southwest of Lake City, Colorado at 9,500 feet above sea level. Nestled along the Lake Fork of the Gunnison River, the campground offers a fishing access trail for anglers and river access (though boating is not recommended from this location). The campground is surrounded by the Redcloud Peak and Handies Peak Wilderness Study Areas with world class hiking opportunities just a short drive away, including trails to three 14,000-foot peaks. From the campground, licensed OHV's and high clearance 4-wheel-drive vehicles can access the legendary Alpine Loop Backcountry Byway; a rugged 65 mile road system that connects the towns of Lake City, Silverton, and Ouray through the spectacular mountain scenery of the San Juan Mountains. The campground is accessible June through September.____

    Recreation

    Mill Creek Campground is an ideal base camp for exploring the Alpine Loop Backcountry Byway and the majestic San Juan Mountains. Whether you like to ride an off-highway vehicle, fly fish the Lake Fork, learn about the area's hardrock mining history, or challenge yourself to hike one of the 14,000-foot peaks, this area has something for everyone. There are also opportunities for viewing wildlife, seasonal wildflowers, and fishing the Lake Fork of the Gunnison River or nearby Lake San Cristobal.

    Facilities

    Mill Creek Campground is an ideal base camp for exploring the Alpine Loop Backcountry Byway and the majestic San Juan Mountains. Whether you like to ride an off-highway vehicle, fly fish the Lake Fork, learn about the area's hardrock mining history, or challenge yourself to hike one of the 14,000-foot peaks, this area has something for everyone. There are also opportunities for viewing wildlife, seasonal wildflowers, and fishing the Lake Fork of the Gunnison River or nearby Lake San Cristobal.

    Natural Features

    Mill Creek offers shaded campsites among a mixed spruce/fir and aspen forest with magnificent mountain views of some of the highest peaks in Colorado and the sounds of the nearby Mill Creek and the Lake Fork of the Gunnison River.

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    For facility specific information, please call (970) 642-4940.

    Nearby Attractions

    Enjoy Lake City, nestled in the valley of the Lake Fork of the Gunnison River and Henson Creek, not only for shopping but to take in the impressive Hinsdale County Museum that celebrates the residents of past and present and tells of the rich railway history of the rail line that went to Lake City from 1889 to 1933. A variety of tours are also available including learning about the momental volcano that formed Lake City.______ Lake City also is a Gateway Community for hiking the Continental Divide Trail (CDT) that traverses 800 miles of majestic and challenging peaks dotted with abandoned homesteads, ghost towns, and remnants of Native Americans and settlers who flocked here to mine gold and silver. Other shorter hikes from town can lead to some wonderful waterfalls.__ Discover Lake San Cristobal, the second largest natural lake in Colorado that was formed by the Slumgullion Earthflow that slid 700 years ago, damming the Lake Fork of the Gunnison. The lake offers a wide variety of recreation opportunities including boating and fishing and much more.

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    • Standard (Tent/RV)

    $20 / night

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

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    Kebler Corner

    1 Review
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    63 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 Musician's Camp
    Camper-submitted photo from Musician's Camp

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    Musician's Camp

    1 Review
    2 Photos
    176 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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      Grand Mesa FS 105 Dispersed Camping

      2 Reviews
      45 Saves
      Mesa Lakes, Colorado

      Setting up your own campsite away from developed fee sites, also known as dispersed camping, is allowed on the GMUG National Forests. Please observe the guidelines on selecting a dispersed camping site on our forest. For comprehensive information on dispersed camping opportunities refer to the dispersed camping guidelines for the GMUG National Forest.

      https://www.fs.usda.gov/Internet/FSE_DOCUMENTS/fseprd576017.pdf

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