Pawnee Buttes

Pawnee National Grassland

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NF-685
Grover, CO 80729
970-834-9270
970-346-5000
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GPS: 40.808, -103.9902

Last Price Paid: $0
Pad Type: dirt
Elevation: 5252 ft
Tent Camping: Yes

2 people have reviewed this location.

Ratings Summary

Access
Location
Cleanliness
Site Quality
Noise

Cell Phone Coverage

3bars
Verizon Extended
2bars
Sprint 4G
1bars
T-Mobile 4G
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walkerwalkabout
Coeur d'Alene, ID
39 Newmar Canyon Star
9 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 3
Site Number: NA

walkerwalkabout would stay here again

“crazy getting here... but very quiet and a nice area”

Reviewed Jul 02, 2017

Overall Rating

I was coming up from Colorado Springs and I am convinced I took the worst route possible (103 - 105 - 104 - 111 - 110), because it was me vs the frequent and fast moving oil tankers on these washboard dirt roads until I got to 111 and I needed to travel <10 mph to make it a minor earthquake like experience. I should have gone around the area via 390 to 112 (near Grover) to 110.

This is my first boondocking experience, so I am reserving a 5 star just in case there is better. However, the established sites are far spread apart (see photo) and it isn't very busy considering this is 4th of July weekend.

Great Verizon signal with or without the directional mimo attenna. Total crap on my Tmobile.
vender - ping - download - upload - direction
tmobile - 170 - 3.29 - 1.31
verizon w/o mimo - 70 - 29.71 - 8.68
verizon w/ mimo - 60 - 17.90 - 5.80 - west
verizon w/ mimo - 37 - 21.56 - 9.59 - east
verizon w/mimo - 37 - 31.88 - 3.15 - north

Access
Location
Cleanliness
Site Quality
Noise
3bars
Verizon Extended
1bars
T-Mobile 4G

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


2 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 1
Site Number: n/a

Friendly Rock would stay here again

“Easy Boondocking in the Great Wide Open - 19' TT”

Reviewed May 18, 2017

Overall Rating

Dispersed RV boondocking and tent camping are simple and free on the Grassland, but make sure you're on public lands. For maps and tips, visit the USDA Forest Service Pawnee National Grassland Office at 115 N. 2nd Avenue, Ault, CO 80610. (You may see a Greely address on older literature, but as of May 2017 it's a nice little facility in Ault.)

Visit the Grassland's most arresting geological feature, the Pawnee Buttes, to enjoy a well-developed trailhead with shaded picnic areas, vault toilets, and level trails for hiking.

It's an hour to potable water, so you'll want to arrive with plenty in the tanks or jugs. Pack in / pack out, use established sites (look for fire rings), be aware there are no services available.

Access
Location
Cleanliness
Site Quality
Noise
2bars
Sprint 4G

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


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Camping Itinerary: Colorado’s Pawnee National Grassland

It’s always fun to compare your best-laid plans to reality. Here are the best-laid plans for RV Trip #2.  I wrote this while nervously eyeballing a foot of snow in the yard. But the weather app...

Hookups:
  • dry camping
Recreation:
  • recreation trail
Site Amenities:
  • fire ring

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