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Bear Creek Campground, San Juan and Jemez Mountains, Colorado

   

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It is truly beautiful here at this primitive campground, and primitive camping is a perfect way to be near the fresh air. As soon as you arrive at this primitive campground you'll realize it was well worth the effort getting here. This is a primitive campground which as expected means that there are not too many amenities.
There are so many amusing things to do near Bear Creek Campground; it's always fun being here. Going camping here in Colorado is something you have to do.
This campground is one of the great places to camp here in the San Juan and Jemez Mountains. Get your sleeping bag packed and head out on the road; Bear Creek Campground in Colorado is exactly the
 
    place.
The great local attractions and so much to do are glorious reasons to come.
Among the things you can do next to Bear Creek Campground are whitewater paddling, swimming, playing golf, fishing, and hiking, so getting
 bored is not something that is likely to happen. The 2,029 feet of drop from top to bottom at nearby Purgatory is sheer enjoyment. Purgatory gets covered by 22 feet of good snow per winter on its 85 trails that are served by its 11 lifts. 74% of the 1,200 acres of terrain at Purgatory is beginner and intermediate, great for little ones and beginners. 26% of the trails on the other hand are difficult and great for proficient skiers. Canyon Creek has a glorious 3-mile-from-start-to-finish class V+ whitewater run close by, the to Animas River segment. This run of Canyon Creek is well appropriate for those expert in whitewater rafting or kayaking. Always check circumstances before you go whitewater  
rafting or kayaking in view of the fact that whitewater rafting or kayaking is a risky thing to do. Do set aside some time for Big Bear Park while you're here at Bear Creek Campground.  

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Other campgrounds near Bear Creek Campground, San Juan and Jemez Mountains, Colorado:

   Transfer Park Campground, La Plata County, 3 miles away
      
   Florida Campground, La Plata County, 4 miles away
      
   San Juan - Vallecito, Bayfield, 4 miles away
      
   Chris Park Group, Durango, 6 miles away
      
   Durango KOA Kampground, Durango, 6 miles away
      
   Haviland Lake Campground, La Plata County, 6 miles away
      
   Lemon Dam Campground, La Plata County, 7 miles away
      
   Purgatory Campground, La Plata County, 9 miles away
      
   Westerly RV Park, Durango, 9 miles away
      
   Lower Hermosa, Durango, 10 miles away
      

Marinas near Bear Creek Campground, San Juan and Jemez Mountains, Colorado:

   Vallecito Doc's Marina, Bayfield, 12 miles away


Paddling Rivers Near Bear Creek Campground, San Juan and Jemez Mountains, Colorado:

   Canyon Creek, La Plata County, 2 miles away
      Class V+ - 3 miles long (to Animas River)

   Animas River, San Juan/ La Plata County, 4 miles away
      Class IV-V - 2.6 miles long (Tacoma to Rockwood Rail Yard)

   Lime Creek, -blank- County, 13 miles away
      Class V+ - 3 miles long (1st Gorge)

   Vallecito Creek, La Plata County, 13 miles away
      Class V+ - 1 miles long (1 mile above Vallecito Campground)

   Whitewater Outfitter - Flexible Flyers Rafting, La Plata County, 14 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter


Public Lands near Bear Creek Campground, San Juan and Jemez Mountains, Colorado:

   Aztec Ruins National Monument, Aztec - NM, 40 miles away
      
   Mesa Verde National Park, Mesa Verde National Park - CO, 49 miles away
      
   Yucca House National Monument, Mesa Verde National Park - CO, 49 miles away
      
   San Juan National Forest, Colorado, 19 miles away

   Navajo Lake State Park, New Mexico, 31 miles away

   Navajo State Park, Colorado, 37 miles away

   Mancos State Park, Colorado, 38 miles away


Trails near Bear Creek Campground, San Juan and Jemez Mountains, Colorado:

   Highline Trail, San Juan County, 15 miles away

   Whitehead Trail, San Juan County, 16 miles away

   Deer Park Trail, San Juan County, 16 miles away

   Circle Trail, Dolores County, 18 miles away

   Goodhope Stock Driveway, La Plata County, 19 miles away


Golf Courses Near Bear Creek Campground, San Juan and Jemez Mountains, Colorado:

   Glacier Club At Tamarron, Durango, 7 miles away

   Dalton Ranch Golf Club, Durango, 10 miles away

   Hillcrest Golf Club, Durango, 15 miles away

   Hunter's Run Golf Course, Ignacio, 18 miles away


Lakes Near Bear Creek Campground, San Juan and Jemez Mountains, Colorado:

   Vallecito Lake, San Juan County, 17 miles away

   Pastorius Reservoir, La Plata County, 17 miles away


Current weather conditions at Bear Creek Campground, San Juan and Jemez Mountains, Colorado
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Local climate location: TELLURIDE 16 miles away


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