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Oh Be Joyful Recreation Area

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About This Campground

The BLM manages a 600 acre tract of land near Crested Butte, CO in the Slate River Valley as the Oh Be Joyful Recreation Area. Oh Be Joyful campground has 30 campsites and offers camping with 12 sites for vehicles and 18 for tents only along with a group campsite that can accommodate up to 30…


For Campers

  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Firewood Available
  • Phone Service
  • Toilets

For Vehicles


    • Drive In
      Park next to your campsite
    • Walk In
      Park in a lot, walk to your campsite
    • Hike In
      Hike a trail to your campsite


    2 Reviews of Oh Be Joyful Recreation Area

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    Joey B.
    Reviewed Nov. 13, 2020

    Perfect weather in October!

    Drove out with some friends from Kansas in early October this year and the views and weather was Amazing! Campsite has “fees” through an honor system so you no host to worry about you come and camp as you go here. Place has fire pits bathrooms! One of my favorite spots to camp in Colorado so far.

    Danny A.The Dyrt PRO User
    Reviewed Oct. 1, 2020

    B E A U T I F U L

    This place is one ofcmy, favorite spots I've camped at. There road down to the river is a bit rough, but if you're careful you can make it. There are camp sites on the other side of the river so if you go late in the season you can drive across, otherwise you'll need high clearance to get you to…


    Oh Be Joyful Recreation Area is located in Colorado


    From the town of Crested Butte, drive north on Gothic Road. (County road 317) towards Mount Crested Butte. Cross the Slate River and turn left on Slate River Road (County Road 374). Follow this up the valley. The access road is on the left.


    38.91929043 N
    107.0356004 W

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