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

Chance of a Thunderstorm
Friday 08/17 40%
High 79° / Low 47°
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Thunderstorms likely early. Lows overnight in the upper 40s.
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Saturday 08/18 40%
High 73° / Low 42°
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Partly to mostly cloudy skies with scattered thunderstorms in the morning. High 73F. Winds NW at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
Clear
Sunday 08/19 20%
High 74° / Low 41°
Clear
Except for a few afternoon clouds, mainly sunny. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. High 74F. Winds NW at 10 to 20 mph.
Clear
Monday 08/20 0%
High 78° / Low 45°
Clear
A mainly sunny sky. High 78F. Winds WSW at 10 to 15 mph.
Partly Cloudy
Tuesday 08/21 20%
High 76° / Low 47°
Partly Cloudy
Intervals of clouds and sunshine in the morning with more clouds for later in the day. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. High 76F. Winds W at 10 to 15 mph.
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Wednesday 08/22 30%
High 74° / Low 46°
Chance of a Thunderstorm
A mix of clouds and sun with the chance of an isolated thunderstorm in the afternoon. High 74F. Winds WNW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 30%.

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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