North Bank Campground is located in Gunnison National Forest on the Taylor River in Colorado, and is popular spot for fishing and four-wheeling. Rock climbing and hiking are also popular activities, with several trails that are directly accessible from the campground. North Bank Campground is a primitive campground with only 17 campsites available for tent camping. The Taylor River runs through the campground providing direct access to fishing.

Each of the 17 campsites at North Bank Campground have a picnic tables and a fire ring. Reservations are not accepted, and are only available on a first-come, first-served basis.

North Bank Campground Features

Campground Type: Organized, Primitive
Number of Campsites: 17
Cost: $14/night
Use Level: Low
Dogs Allowed: Yes
Fire Rings: Yes
Drinking Water: Yes – Hand Pump
Toilets: Yes – Vault Toilets
Showers: None
Trash/Dumpsters: None – Pack it out
Hiking Access: Yes
Beach/Lake Access: None
RV/Trailer Length: Tent Only Camping
RV/Trailer Amenities: None
Cell Phone Service: None
Wifi: None
Operating Season: Campground open May – September

Getting There

Geo Coordinates: 38.730095, -106.758109
Nearest City/Town: Almont, Colorado
Elevation: 8600 Feet
Location: Gunnison County, Colorado
Paved Road Access: None
Proximity to Stores: 8 Miles to Almont, Colorado
Directions: Drive east on County Road 742 (Taylor Canyon Road) from Almont, CO for 8.5 miles to Granite Tent Campground on your left.


Phone: (970) 874-6600 Facebook:
Web: Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre, Gunnison National Forest Twitter:
Reservations: Not Accepted

When To Go

Tuesday 10/16 0%
High 52° / Low 25°
Sunny. High 52F. Winds ESE at 5 to 10 mph.
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Wednesday 10/17 0%
High 47° / Low 28°
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Partly cloudy. High 47F. Winds ESE at 10 to 15 mph.
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Thursday 10/18 20%
High 49° / Low 23°
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Intervals of clouds and sunshine. A few flurries or snow showers possible. High 49F. Winds WSW at 5 to 10 mph.
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Friday 10/19 10%
High 52° / Low 22°
Partly Cloudy
Partly cloudy skies. High 52F. Winds light and variable.
Saturday 10/20 0%
High 55° / Low 24°
Sunny. High near 55F. Winds light and variable.
Sunday 10/21 0%
High 56° / Low 28°
Mainly sunny. High 56F. Winds W at 5 to 10 mph.

What To Do

Rock Climbing – There are several spots adjacent to the campground popular for rock climbing.

Hiking – The Doctor Park Trailhead is located next to North Bank Campground.

Image Credits: via Flickr

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