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
Other:

Getting There

Address:  
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.

Connect

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

When To Go

Partly Cloudy
Saturday 01/20 10%
High 41° / Low 16°
Partly Cloudy
Partly cloudy. High 41F. Winds SSE at 5 to 10 mph.
Snow Showers
Sunday 01/21 50%
High 22° / Low -3°
Snow Showers
Mainly cloudy with snow showers around in the morning. High 22F. Winds WNW at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of snow 50%. Snow accumulations less than one inch.
Clear
Monday 01/22 10%
High 25° / Low -3°
Clear
Plentiful sunshine. High near 25F. Winds WNW at 5 to 10 mph.
Clear
Tuesday 01/23 0%
High 26° / Low -6°
Clear
Except for a few afternoon clouds, mainly sunny. High 26F. Winds light and variable.
Clear
Wednesday 01/24 0%
High 31° / Low 1°
Clear
Sunny. High 31F. Winds light and variable.
Partly Cloudy
Thursday 01/25 10%
High 37° / Low 10°
Partly Cloudy
Partly cloudy skies. High 37F. Winds S 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: MyRiverGuide.com via Flickr

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Justin is an IT Professional, focused on cloud, mobile, and infrastructure management and security with his consulting business, as well as chief bottle washer for this website. In addition to NextCampsite.com, Justin also runs and writes for the technology infrastructure-focused blog OddJobsInTech.com, and the mobile device-focused blog EnterpriseMobileDevice.com.

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