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

Saturday 12/15 0%
High 33° / Low 5°
Clear. Lows overnight in the mid single digits.
Sunday 12/16 0%
High 31° / Low 9°
Sunny skies. High 31F. Winds light and variable.
Partly Cloudy
Monday 12/17 0%
High 32° / Low 15°
Partly Cloudy
Sunshine and clouds mixed. High 32F. Winds light and variable.
Tuesday 12/18 10%
High 32° / Low 13°
A few passing clouds, otherwise generally sunny. High 32F. Winds WNW at 5 to 10 mph.
Partly Cloudy
Wednesday 12/19 20%
High 32° / Low 15°
Partly Cloudy
Partly cloudy skies. High 32F. Winds WNW at 10 to 20 mph.
Partly Cloudy
Thursday 12/20 10%
High 35° / Low 11°
Partly Cloudy
Some clouds in the morning will give way to mainly sunny skies for the afternoon. High around 35F. Winds WNW 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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