Forest Road 272

San Isabel National Forest

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FR-272
Nathrop, CO 81236
719-539-3591
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GPS: 38.6936, -106.1423

Last Price Paid: $0
Pad Type: dirt
Max Stay: 14
Tent Camping: Yes

Accessibility is not guaranteed, always scout ahead before driving down dirt roads.
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2 people have reviewed this location.

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Buena Vista, CO
29 Rexhall Aerbus
2016 Subaru Crosstrek
3 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 1
“Great sites with wide camping areas - your choice: in a meadow or in the trees!”

Reviewed Sep 07, 2017

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Great camping sites for anything from a tent to the largest Class A or 5th wheel. Several pull out sites, as well as many back in the trees, all with a view to die for! You're sitting at the base of Mount Antero and have a view to the northwest of the Chalk Cliffs on the side of Mount Princeton - both 14,000 foot + peaks in the Collegiate Range.

Beware - this is a popular spot for locals, especially on the weekends, but they're all nice and pretty well-mannered...just a little more competition for a campsite spot! Pretty quiet the rest of the week, with a couple of ATV's and a few horseback riders who use this area as a starting point.

No cell service to speak of past the cattle guard that leads you into the Brown's Creek/Raspbery Gulch area, but the peace and quiet is a great trade-off!

Getting in and out is a breeze from Highway 285 - turn off at CR 270 and head straight west. The road turns to dirt, but its flat and wide until you get farther back into the forest. There's no water, electric or dump station, as it's the San Isabel National Forest, but it's a boondocker's dream! I listened to elk bugling and a pack of coyotes - that was as noisy as it got!

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1 review
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 3
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MMCKINLEY7171 would stay here again

“Great place.”

Reviewed May 30, 2017

Overall Rating

Lots of spaces, quiet. Close to the Mt. Prenston cliffs. Went for Memorial weekend 17. Only down fall was that there were a lot of ticks. Other than that nice place

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This review is the opinion of a Campendium member and not of Campendium.com


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