Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 05-21-2009, 07:11 AM   #1
Rivet Master
Denis4x4's Avatar
2006 25' Safari FB SE
Currently Looking...
Durango , Colorado
Join Date: Feb 2006
Posts: 1,093
USFS Campgrounds in Four Corners Area

Did the annual field trip to campgrounds in the San Juan National Forest to get first hand knowledge so that we can better describe the facilities when people call or drop by the visitor center in Durango.

House Creek is at the east end of McPhee Reservoir and not easy to get to. Great if you want to do some fishing. No shade as the elk eat the trees as fast as they're planted! Lots of sites with water/electric.

Mavreeso and West Delores are on County Road 38 that cuts off highway 145 and is better know as the Fork of the West Delores. More than a few pull thru's and more electrical/water sites. Both of these camps are on the west fork of the Delores River.

Cayton is on 145 north of Rico and will open June 15th (maybe) and has been closed for a year to make a lot of upgrades. water/electrical hook ups are new. Lots of spots on the Delores River.

Have to put a plug in for the Colorado state park system. we visited Jackson Lake north of Mancos and it was nice, but better suited for smaller rigs.

Prices remain at $14.00 a night plus $5.00 for electric in USFS parks. Half that for Golden age passes.

Denis4x4 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-21-2009, 07:16 AM   #2
Vintage Alum. Enthusiast
flyfshr's Avatar

1959 24' Tradewind
Phoenix , Arizona
Join Date: Feb 2002
Location: I currently do not own a 2nd Airstream
Posts: 4,313
Images: 40
Thanks for the info Dennis. May just have to get up that way one day and get in some fishing. Now I know where to stay. I here the Delores has some fine trout fishing.


4CU 2699 / AIR 10 / TAC AZ-1

I'm haunted by aluminum.
Charter Member of the 4 Corners Unit.
flyfshr is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-21-2009, 02:11 PM   #3
Rivet Master
2010 27' FB Classic
N/A , Texas
Join Date: Apr 2008
Posts: 1,653
Thanks for the info. Could you clarify about your visit to Jackson Lake. You said it was better suited for smaller rigs. What size trailer and TV did you use there? What were the factors, tight corners, trees close to road, short parking spaces? I'm interested as I might be heading that way before long. I have a small trailer but a long TV.
Bluto is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-21-2009, 02:41 PM   #4
Full Timers/Diesel power.
Mike Leary's Avatar
1983 31' Airstream310
Cactus Hug , Arizona
Join Date: Mar 2007
Posts: 2,540
Images: 11
We come that way every fall and stay at Sand Island BLM C.G. in Bluff, Utah. It's on the Cottonwood river at the junction of 191 & 163. Cool petroglyphs, too.
"A settled wisdom, plus the itch to be elsewhere"
Mike Leary is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-23-2009, 04:14 PM   #5
2 Rivet Member
page.crow's Avatar
1978 31' Sovereign
Jackson County , Missouri
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 60
Howdy Folks:

If you are gonna head out to the 4-corners area, consider Pagosa Springs, CO. Not that far from 4-corners. The hot springs spa at Pagosa is excellent. And here's the deal: Instead of staying in the hotel for $200\night, to get to use the hot springs, instead buy a 7-day pass for 2 people full-use of the hot springs for only $109.00. Heck of a deal, I think.

It's really nice up there.

My 2 cents.

page crow
page.crow is offline   Reply With Quote

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Pittsburgh Area Campgrounds Foiled Again On The Road... 8 05-11-2009 01:16 PM
Chicago Area Campgrounds? RivetED On The Road... 11 06-06-2008 03:56 AM
Call for Rallies & Leaders in Four Corners area Airstream25 WBCCI Rallies & Events 7 09-23-2007 04:01 PM
Seattle Area Campgrounds wbrownrr On The Road... 9 08-28-2006 05:29 PM
Kalamazoo area campgrounds mswartz On The Road... 3 06-09-2005 07:28 AM

Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities

Copyright 2002-2015 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 08:21 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

Airstream is a registered trademark of Airstream Inc. All rights reserved. Airstream trademark used under license to Social Knowledge LLC.