Description

Tread carefully, because you will be walking on sacred ground at Target Tree Campground. This campsite is aptly named for its target practice usage by the Ute Indians so long ago. Bird watchers will enjoy the variety of species available in this area, and the hillside overlooks of Thompson Park make for a picturesque spot. If you're up for some hiking, be sure to check out the Narrow Gauge Trail, which begins right on the campsite and leads up to an old railroad grade.
Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans and truck campers, trailers, RVs
16 sites
Up to 50 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Amenities
Potable water available
Picnic table available

Activities

Offered near the campground.

Biking
Fishing
Hiking
Horseback riding
Off-roading (OHV)
Climbing
Snow sports
Wildlife watching

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Target Tree Campground.

Cave
Desert
Forest
Hot spring
Lake
River, stream, or...
Swimming hole
Waterfall
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February 22nd, 2018

This campsite was an absolute gem! Just off the highway, but tucked away enough to not hear any road noise and have complete peace. I planned to be there for 2 days and extended to 4. It was wonderful. Clean spots, also private spots. I felt comfortable changing in the openness of my spot because there were enough trees to deter any onlookers. Vault toilets and drinking water provided. Trash collection, as well! Which I loved, having been on the road for a week prior to this stay.

Park
San Juan National Forest
State
Colorado
Country
United States
Phone Number
970-247-4874
Directions
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Official Website
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Coordinates
37.341° N, 108.187° W
Unknown price
Tent / RV / Trailer - Group: 1 Site
(Up to 50 people per site)
Unknown price
Tent / RV / Trailer: 15 Sites
(Up to 8 people per site)

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