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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
No
ICON Cold Water Fishing Dolores River, McPhee Reservoir 7.0 miles south
Yes
ICON Hiking & Walking Forest Road 475
Yes
ICON Viewing Historic Sites Lone Dome Ranger Station
Yes
ICON Mountain Biking Forest Road 475
Yes
ICON Picnicking Cabin Canyon Picnic Ground
Yes



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.



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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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