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Purgatory Campground, San Juan and Jemez Mountains, Colorado

   

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Unsurprisingly facilities are few in a primitive campground like this, and primitive camping at a campround like Purgatory Campground is a glorious way to be in the vicinity of the great outdoors. It is especially scenic here at this primitive campground, and after you arrive at this primitive campground you'll realize it was well worth the effort getting here.
The nice variety of local attractions and all the outdoors recreation will definitely have you coming back persistently.
It's been too long since you went outside, and Purgatory Campground in Colorado is a splendid choice. There's so many things to do near Purgatory Campground, and to be here is splendid fun any
 
    time.
Colorado is a splendid outdoors state.
Some activities here at Purgatory Campground are hiking, whitewater paddling, playing golf, swimming, and fishing, so getting bored is not something that is likely to happen. Purgatory
 Campground is situated in the San Juan and Jemez Mountains. Intermediate or beginner ski trails make up 74% of the ski trails at Purgatory; everybody loves this close by ski hill with its 1,200 acres of ski terrain. 26% of the ski trails at Purgatory are red and black, so the proficient skiers can have a great time too. The 2,029-foot vertical drop at close by ski hill Purgatory is great; it has 85 ski trails covered by 22 feet of snow per season, served by 11 great ski lifts. On Animas River you encounter the close by Tacoma to Rockwood Rail Yard segment. This is a type IV-V, 2.6-mile-from-beginning-to-end section of whitewater. You are expected to get drenched whitewater kayaking or  
rafting this section of Animas River, so you should be prepared for that. Don't overlook to check circumstances in advance of a trip whitewater kayaking or rafting to ensure your protection.  

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

   Lime Creek Campground, San Juan County, 5 miles away
      
   Sig Creek Campground, La Plata County, 5 miles away
      
   Haviland Lake Campground, La Plata County, 5 miles away
      
   San Juan - Haviland Lake, Ophir, 5 miles away
      
   Chris Park Group, Durango, 6 miles away
      
   Hermosa Creek Trailhead, Rico, 7 miles away
      
   Little Molas Lake, Silverton, 9 miles away
      
   Bear Creek Campground, La Plata County, 9 miles away
      
   Durango KOA Kampground, Durango, 9 miles away
      
   South Mineral Campground, San Juan County, 10 miles away
      

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

   Animas River, San Juan/ La Plata County, 6 miles away
      Class IV-V - 2.6 miles long (Tacoma to Rockwood Rail Yard)

   Lime Creek, -blank- County, 7 miles away
      Class V+ - 3 miles long (1st Gorge)

   Canyon Creek, La Plata County, 8 miles away
      Class V+ - 3 miles long (to Animas River)

   Hermosa Creek, La Plata County, 8 miles away
      Class IV-V - 24 miles long (Hermosa Park to US 550)

   Mineral Creek - South, -blank- County, 12 miles away
      Class V+ - 0.5 miles long (Above South Mineral Camp Ground)


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

   Aztec Ruins National Monument, Aztec - NM, 45 miles away
      
   Mesa Verde National Park, Mesa Verde National Park - CO, 46 miles away
      
   Yucca House National Monument, Mesa Verde National Park - CO, 46 miles away
      
   San Juan National Forest, Colorado, 23 miles away

   Ridgway State Park, Colorado, 33 miles away

   Mancos State Park, Colorado, 34 miles away


Trails near Purgatory Campground, San Juan and Jemez Mountains, Colorado:

   Highline Trail, San Juan County, 6 miles away

   Circle Trail, Dolores County, 8 miles away

   East Fork Trail, Dolores County, 12 miles away

   Lizard Head Trail, San Miguel County, 13 miles away

   Sheep Trail, San Miguel County, 13 miles away

   Deer Park Trail, San Juan County, 14 miles away

   Brooklyn Trail, San Juan County, 14 miles away


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

   Glacier Club At Tamarron, Durango, 7 miles away

   Dalton Ranch Golf Club, Durango, 13 miles away

   Cornerstone Colorado, Telluride, 17 miles away

   Telluride Ski & Golf Club, Telluride, 17 miles away

   Telluride Golf Club, Telluride, 17 miles away


Lakes Near Purgatory Campground, San Juan and Jemez Mountains, Colorado:

   Cushman Lake, San Miguel County, 16 miles away

   Vallecito Lake, San Juan County, 19 miles away


Current weather conditions at Purgatory Campground, San Juan and Jemez Mountains, Colorado
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Local climate location: RICO 18 miles away


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