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2 Reviews of Uncompahgre National Forest Thistledown Campground

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Abigail R.
Reviewed Jul. 10, 2021

Beautiful aspen trees

Nothing wrong with the campsites but it was pretty crowded. I think we got the last open spot and the stinkiest vault toilets ever. Burned my eyes to go in there. 🤢

We stayed here for the Mount sneffels hike. We drove as close to the trailhead as we could with a 4x4 vehicle but didn’t have high…

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Month of VisitAugust
Florian J.
Reviewed May. 21, 2021

Nice site along the creek (traffic up nearby road audible but not too loud)

There are about 8 sites, most of them relatively close to each other (within sight). When we arrived ---for two days--- bathrooms were in a bad shape. But the campground host seemed to just have arrived, and the next day things looked better (still, it's close to Ouray and relatively highly…

  • Old mining (?) shed close to branch between Camp Bird Rd and Yankee Boy Basin Rd.
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Month of VisitJune

Location

Uncompahgre National Forest Thistledown Campground is located in Colorado

Directions

Travel south on Colorado State Highway 550 from Ouray, CO. Turn right (west) at end of town on County Road 361 (Canyon Creek Road). Turn left at campground sign.

Coordinates

37.99363007 N
107.70076018 W

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