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Camping: Colorado > San Juan National Forest > Mancos-Dolores Ranger District

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Cabin Canyon Picnic Ground

Elevation: 6,500 Feet (2026.2 Meters)
Handicapped Accessible: Yes barrier-free sites
Number of Sites: 5
Reservation Remarks: 5 UNITS
Reservation Status: Not Accepted

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General Description

Cabin Canyon Picnic Ground is 4 miles upstream from Bradfield Campground, on the Dolores River at Lone Dome. The campground has 11 sites, all barrier-free, with hand pumps for water. There is a concrete barrier-free trail next to the campground, along the river. There is a dump station 1/10 of a mile east of the campground. This site is northwest of McPhee Dam.

Forest Road 475 is a short four-wheel drive road that's great for mountain biking and walking. It begins north of the campground; the four-wheel drive portion lasts little more than a mile before becoming an improved dirt road. There is a whole network of improved dirt roads in the area north of the campground.

Directions from Dolores, Colorado: Travel northwest for 34 miles on Highway 184, U.S. Highway 666, Forest Road 505, and Forest Road 504.

Seasonal Information:
Normal Services Available: Spring through Late Fall .

Current Conditions & Trip Reports
Closed for the 2003 season. Three sites available, barrier-free. Updated: 2003-09-09 07:33:00.0

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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Boating McPhee Reservoir 7.0 miles south
ICON Cold Water Fishing Dolores River, McPhee Reservoir 7.0 miles south
ICON Hiking & Walking Forest Road 475
ICON Viewing Historic Sites Lone Dome Ranger Station
ICON Mountain Biking Forest Road 475
ICON Picnicking Cabin Canyon Picnic Ground

Related Activities
Bradfield Campground - Bradfield Campground, has 22 campsites, all barrier-free, with hand pumps for water. The campground features a raft launch site for trips on the lower Dolores River.

Cabin Canyon Campground - Cabin Canyon Campground is 4 miles upstream from Bradfield campground, on the Dolores River. The campground has 11 sites, all barrier-free, with hand pumps for water.

More Information
Frequently Asked Questions
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Visitor Information:

Dolores Public Lands Office, 29211 Hwy 184 , Dolores, CO, 81323, Phone: 970-882-7296, Fax: 970-882-6841, TTY: 970-882-6842


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