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Thistledown, Uncompahgre Plateau Mountains, Colorado

   

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Naturally there are restrooms here. This campground is positioned in the pretty Uncompahgre Plateau Mountains. As long as you adore the outdoors you will adore Colorado. The great variety of local attractions and the nearby outdoors recreation will make you delighted you came.
It's really bad for you to be inside all the time; you need to get out of the house now and then, and Thistledown in Colorado is exactly what you need. Thistledown is a very popular old favorite campground among campers from Ouray.
Lots of people opt for Thistledown for the purpose of being in close proximity to Ridgway State Park. The people who take care
 
    of the campground and the nicely looked after facilities are incentive enough to come here.
There's more to do near Thistledown other than just hanging out such as swimming, fishing, whitewater paddling, hiking, and playing golf,
 so you won’t get bored.
The Ouray to KOA campground segment is a wonderful 2.2-mile-in-length type V+ run of whitewater on Uncompahgre River. Raft paddlers on this run of Uncompahgre River should have quite some skill in whitewater kayaking and rafting. Don't neglect to check the latest conditions previous to going whitewater kayaking and rafting to ensure your wellbeing. A great location like San Juan National Forest close to Thistledown is too glorious to leave out, and going for a horse ride at nearby Deb's Livery is always a fun thing to do. All year is a great time in the Uncompahgre Plateau Mountains if you have a thing about the outdoors. Don't leave Thistledown without going
 
to Ridgway State Park, and on a good day you can take a hike along the Bear Creek Trail. This campground is always a bliss.  

Box Canyon Lodge And Hot Springs, Ouray

2 miles away
  
Ouray Victorian Inn, Ouray

2 miles away
  
Comfort Inn Ouray, Ouray

2 miles away
  
Black Bear Manor, Ouray

2 miles away


Other campgrounds near Thistledown, Uncompahgre Plateau Mountains, Colorado:

   Angel Creek, Ouray, 1 miles away
      
   Ouray KOA Kampground, Ouray, 1 miles away
      
   4J+1+1 Trailer Park and Campground, Ouray, 2 miles away
      
   Four J Plus One Plus One Campground, Ouray, 3 miles away
      
   Ridgway, Ridgway, 3 miles away
      
   Timber Ridge Motel and Campground, Ouray, 3 miles away
      
   Ouray RV Park, Ouray, 3 miles away
      
   Amphitheater - Gunnison National Forest, Delta, 3 miles away
      
   Uncompahgre National Forest - Amphitheater Campground, Ouray, 3 miles away
      
   Ironton, Silverton, 4 miles away
      

Paddling Rivers Near Thistledown, Uncompahgre Plateau Mountains, Colorado:

   Uncompahgre River, Ouray County, 2 miles away
      Class V+ - 2.2 miles long (Ouray to KOA campground)

   Whitewater Outfitter - Rigs FLY Shop & Guide Service, Ouray County, 9 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter

   Mineral Creek - South, -blank- County, 10 miles away
      Class V+ - 0.5 miles long (Above South Mineral Camp Ground)

   Lime Creek, -blank- County, 10 miles away
      Class V+ - -blank- miles long (2nd Gorge)

   Whitewater Outfitter - Further Adventures, San Miguel County, 10 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter


Public Lands near Thistledown, Uncompahgre Plateau Mountains, Colorado:

   Mesa Verde National Park, Mesa Verde National Park - CO, 62 miles away
      
   Yucca House National Monument, Mesa Verde National Park - CO, 62 miles away
      
   Aztec Ruins National Monument, Aztec - NM, 66 miles away
      
   Ridgway State Park, Colorado, 13 miles away

   San Juan National Forest, Colorado, 26 miles away

   Crawford State Park, Colorado, 38 miles away


Trails near Thistledown, Uncompahgre Plateau Mountains, Colorado:

   Weehawken Pack Trail, Ouray County, 0 miles away

   Greyhound Pack Trail, Ouray County, 3 miles away

   Horsethief Trail, Ouray County, 5 miles away

   Bear Creek Trail, Ouray County, 5 miles away

   Brooklyn Trail, San Juan County, 7 miles away

   Blue Lakes Trail, Ouray County, 8 miles away

   Cow Creek Trail, Ouray County, 10 miles away


Golf Courses Near Thistledown, Uncompahgre Plateau Mountains, Colorado:

   Divide Ranch Golf Club, Ridgway, 10 miles away

   Telluride Ski & Golf Club, Telluride, 11 miles away

   Cornerstone Colorado, Telluride, 11 miles away

   Telluride Golf Club, Telluride, 11 miles away

   Fairway Pines Golf Club, Ridgway, 13 miles away


Lakes Near Thistledown, Uncompahgre Plateau Mountains, Colorado:

   Cushman Lake, San Miguel County, 14 miles away

   Vallecito Lake, San Juan County, 20 miles away


Current weather conditions at Thistledown, Uncompahgre Plateau Mountains, Colorado
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Local climate location: MONTROSE 19 miles away


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