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Thistledown Campground
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Thistledown Campground, Colorado
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Description: 8400-foot elevation. 9 small sites suitable for small RV's and tent in a spruce fir forest are in this campground. Camp Bird Road is a very popular jeep and 4-wheel drive road that leads to Yankee Boy Basin. Scenic driving on the jeep road. Picnicing and camping.

Location: From Ouray on Hwy 550 go south to Camp Bird Road(CR 361), turn right(west) and go 1 mile.   Latitude: 38.002177   Longitude: -107.693977

Address: Ouray Ranger District
Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison Natl Forests
2505 S. Townsend
Montrose, CO  81401
Phone: 970-240-5300

Season: late May - fall

Fee: $10/night

Reservations: NO
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Notes: Tent camping recommended. 7 day stay limit. Pack out your trash. For travel Managment map, click here Thistle Campground
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