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  • Amenities

Overview of Upper Bonito Dispersed Recreation Area

Pad Type dirt

Open Seasonally Yes

Elevation 7,644 ft / 2,329 m

Tent Camping Yes

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Peytin asked on 2/22/2020

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Reviews of Upper Bonito Dispersed Recreation Area 3 people have reviewed this location.

Ratings Summary

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Cell Phone Coverage

1bars
Verizon 3G
Confirmed by 1 User
Last reported 4/24/2018
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mroc929
25' Bigfoot Ford F250
17 reviews
“Lots Of Space But Little Cell Signal”

Reviewed 6/19/2020

Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 30
Site Number: n/a
Overall Rating

Expansive dispersed camping area with no cell signal in the main camping area. It's about 4.5miles from the highway to the lake and another 4.5miles further to Argentina trailhead (via rd107). The trailhead has a well, 2 vault toilets, and horse corals, and there are a couple other picnic areas with vault toilets along the road as well... more

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0bars
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mroc929 would stay here again

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“Very nice area”

Reviewed 4/24/2018

Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 1
Overall Rating

This is a cool spot for an overnight camp that is easy to access with a truck and trailer. 14 miles west of Bonito Lake with a nice little stream for a view. The dispersed camping was plentiful. Looks like the reclamation of Bonito Lake should be complete in 2020.

Overall a nice area

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1bars
Verizon 3G

Smokey’s friends would stay here again

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1 review
“Rough Winter Camping ”

Reviewed 12/19/2017

Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 1
Overall Rating

Me and my pup stayed overnight during this month of December. We didn’t have any snow, but it was pretty cold, and extremely windy! There’s a little creek nearby for non-potable washing, and there’s ample firewood available and some established fire pits. I arrived at the campsite fairly late, and by the time I stared cooking our meal ... more

Access
Location
Cleanliness
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Noise
0bars
Verizon

ChemB would stay here again

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Amenities

Hookups
  • dry camping
  • Dispersed Camping
Recreation
  • recreation trail
Facilities
  • restrooms: vault
Pets
  • pets

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