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Thistledown Campground

Uncompahgre National Forest

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Camp Bird Rd. Ouray, CO 81427 970-240-5300 970-874-6600 Official Website

GPS: 37.9933, -107.7004

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Overview of Thistledown Campground

Number of Sites 9

Pad Type gravel

Open Seasonally Yes

Elevation 8,727 ft / 2,659 m

Max Stay 14

Max Length 20 ft

Tent Camping Yes

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3 reviews
“Not free. Seemed cramped, neat scenery down the hill a bit.”

Reviewed 8/16/2018

Nightly rate: $10
Days stayed: 0
Site Number: 0
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The site brought this up as free, but it was $10/plot. The plots seemed closer together than I care for, and they were mostly full. I opted to move on... Just wanted to post this in case anyone else was counting on free. Oh, and the hill up is pretty steep. Lots of downshifting. If you park down by the river the scenery is worth looking at, there's a sweet little trail or two.

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  • fire ring
  • picnic table
  • restrooms: vault
  • pets


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