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Bristol Head, San Juan and Jemez Mountains, Colorado

   

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AMENITIES:
RV hookups are available
Fishing
Cabins
Restrooms
Store
Picnic and Barbecue area is available
Tap Water

Activities: fishing, hiking and horseback riding

Restrooms are of course at your disposal, and there are water hookups. As if Bristol Head wasn't sufficient, you can also go hiking, fishing, swimming, and whitewater paddling, so perhaps you want to stay a bit. The positive environment and the admirably operated operations are reason enough to come here. So much entertaining stuff near Bristol Head; camping is such an enjoyable activity, and this is a perfect place to do that.

A visit to Colorado is not complete
 
    without some camping. Everybody should go for a camping trip now and then; Bristol Head in Colorado is a perfect place to go.
This campground is one of the wonderful spots to camp here in the San Juan and Jemez Mountains.
 All the magnificent local attractions around here and all the outdoors recreation are sure to keep you coming back repeatedly. Nearby you come across the Rio Grande Reservoir to 12 miles above Creede sector, a category III-IV part of whitewater. It's a great 8-mile-from-start-to-finish part on Rio Grande. You might get drenched whitewater kayaking or rafting this part of Rio Grande, so you should be ready for that. Always check restrictions before you go whitewater kayaking or rafting as whitewater kayaking or rafting is a hazardous activity. Go for a hike on the McKenzie Stock Driveway; donít forget to explore Ptarmigan Meadows if you're here at Bristol Head. Be careful coming to the San Juan  
and Jemez Mountains, you might not ever wanna return home again. Since you might be in a lake visiting mood you can always visit close by Ruby Lake.  

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Other campgrounds near Bristol Head, San Juan and Jemez Mountains, Colorado:

   South Clear Creek Falls Campground, Hinsdale County, 1 miles away
      
   Silver Thread, Lake City, 1 miles away
      
   North Clear Creek Campground, Hinsdale County, 1 miles away
      
   Crooked Creek, Lake City, 2 miles away
      
   Rito Hondo, Lake City, 5 miles away
      
   Road Canyon Campground, Hinsdale County, 5 miles away
      
   Road Canyon, Lake City, 5 miles away
      
   Texas Creek, Creede, 6 miles away
      
   Spring Creek Campground, Hinsdale County, 7 miles away
      
   River Hill Campground, Hinsdale County, 8 miles away
      

Paddling Rivers Near Bristol Head, San Juan and Jemez Mountains, Colorado:

   Rio Grande, Hinsdale County, 8 miles away
      Class III-IV - 8 miles long (Rio Grande Reservoir to 12 miles above Creede)

   Lake Fork Gunnison River, Hinsdale / Gunnison County, 16 miles away
      Class III - 3.6 miles long (Lake City Town Run)

   Henson Creek, Hinsdale County, 21 miles away
      Class IV-V - 6.7 miles long (Above Nellie Creek to 1/2 mile from Lake City)

   Rio Grande, Mineral / Rio Grande County, 24 miles away
      Class II - 12 miles long (Wagon Wheel Gap to South Fork)

   Cebolla River, Gunnison County, 26 miles away
      Class II - 10 miles long (Highway 149 to Blue Mesa Reservoir)


Public Lands near Bristol Head, San Juan and Jemez Mountains, Colorado:

   Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park, Gunnison - CO, 51 miles away
      
   Curecanti National Recreation Area, Gunnison - CO, 51 miles away
      
   San Juan National Forest, Colorado, 25 miles away


Trails near Bristol Head, San Juan and Jemez Mountains, Colorado:

   Long Ridge Stock Driveway, Mineral County, 6 miles away

   Fern Creek Stock Driveway, Hinsdale County, 9 miles away

   McKenzie Stock Driveway, Mineral County, 10 miles away

   Cebolla Trail, Hinsdale County, 11 miles away

   Middle Creek Stock Driveway, Mineral County, 12 miles away

   Rough Creek Trail, Hinsdale County, 12 miles away

   Skyline Trail, Hinsdale County, 15 miles away


Lakes Near Bristol Head, San Juan and Jemez Mountains, Colorado:

   Ruby Lake, Hinsdale County, 6 miles away

   Seepage Lake, Mineral County, 8 miles away

   Lake San Cristobal, Hinsdale County, 13 miles away

   Williams Creek Reservoir, Hinsdale County, 18 miles away


Current weather conditions at Bristol Head, San Juan and Jemez Mountains, Colorado
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Local climate location: LAKE CITY 11 miles away


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