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
Elevation: 8440 ft
Max Stay: 14
Tent Camping: Yes

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

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AT&T
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Sprint 4G
1bars
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Life With Dyna

40 Monaco Dynasty
2016 Jeep Wrangler
60 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 5
Site Number: 38.694367, -106.142280

Life With Dyna would stay here again

“This is a seriously good spot. ”

Reviewed May 03, 2018

Overall Rating

Seriously guys. This spot. It's good. If you have a big rig - it's good. If you have a little rig - it's good. If you have a tent - it's good. If you have a horse - it's good. It's a good place. There are 'spots' all along the roads (274/272) in the area. Many/most of them are big rig accessible and very large. Most are spaced so yo... more

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4bars
Verizon 4G

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TheGoneCamper
Fort Collins, CO

2 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 1
Site Number: Unknown
“Nice spaced out dry camp sites. Most are RV/camper friendly.”

Reviewed Apr 29, 2018

Overall Rating

Super great free place with lots of sites and privacy. A bit noisy due to OHV trails.

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1bars
Sprint Extended
1bars
Verizon 4G

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


11 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 3
Site Number: 38.690102, -106.156026
“Great Base Camp for Salida/Buena Vista area”

Reviewed Apr 02, 2018

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We stayed here for three nights this past weekend, and we were in the first campsite after the left turn where 272 & 274 split. Beautiful, large site with views of Mt Princeton and Mt. White. Nice fire ring surrounded by trees. Very clean site, save some horse dung on the outskirts of the campsite. The roads were in wonderful condition... more

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4bars
Verizon 4G

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


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PhotoTrippingAmerica
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

Overall Rating

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 Colle... more

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0bars
AT&T 4G
0bars
AT&T 3G
0bars
AT&T Extended
0bars
Verizon 4G
0bars
Verizon 3G
0bars
Verizon Extended

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


1 review
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 3
Site Number: n/a

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

Access
Location
Cleanliness
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1bars
Sprint 4G

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


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Hookups:
  • dry camping
  • Dispersed Camping
Recreation:
  • recreation trail
Site Amenities:
  • big rig
  • fire ring
Pets:
  • pets

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