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

Overcast
Thursday 02/21 20%
High 20° / Low 11°
Overcast
Overcast. A few flurries or snow showers possible. High near 20F. Winds SE at 5 to 10 mph.
Snow Showers
Friday 02/22 40%
High 24° / Low 3°
Snow Showers
Variable clouds with snow showers. High 24F. Winds SSE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of snow 40%. About one inch of snow expected.
Clear
Saturday 02/23 10%
High 21° / Low -8°
Clear
Mostly sunny. High 21F. Winds W at 5 to 10 mph.
Clear
Sunday 02/24 0%
High 24° / Low -2°
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Sunny. High 24F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph.
Clear
Monday 02/25 0%
High 28° / Low 6°
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Sun and a few passing clouds. High 28F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph.
Clear
Tuesday 02/26 10%
High 33° / Low 13°
Clear
Generally sunny despite a few afternoon clouds. High 33F. Winds SW 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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