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Old 03-12-2013, 07:06 PM   #1
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Where are some good camping spots that are free up I-70. Iv been wheelin up there but never camped. We camp in a tent and just need some area to sleep.

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Old 03-12-2013, 08:12 PM   #2
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Really anywhere that doesn't say "No Camping".

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Old 03-12-2013, 09:08 PM   #3
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Really anywhere that doesn't say "No Camping".
Douche.

Granted you are correct.
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Old 03-12-2013, 09:25 PM   #4
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No douchery intended. :-)
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Old 03-13-2013, 12:55 AM   #5
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Anywhere in the national forest is good to go.
Technically you have to be 100 feet from an source of water (streams, rivers, lakes)
But that's not to enforced unless your camp site is trashy or your crap hole is to close.
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Check out south, middle, and north fork canyons (in Breckenridge) loads of good spots
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Old 03-13-2013, 10:47 AM   #7
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Just watch out for those signs the Forest Service likes to hide 30 feet up in a tree. Pretty hard to see when you roll up at midnight in a rain storm. This was last year in Ouray and we thought it was pretty comical that camped directly below the sign.
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Lol that's awesome.
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Just watch out for those signs the Forest Service likes to hide 30 feet up in a tree. Pretty hard to see when you roll up at midnight in a rain storm. This was last year in Ouray and we thought it was pretty comical that camped directly below the sign.
Hahaha yea. I didn't realize those signs till the tent was up.. I said screw it. But you can blame me I was the one to find the sight
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The signs way up in trees are actually for the Bears not you! They tell the bears not to camp out in the tree because the area has been reserved for human camping.
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Where are some good camping spots that are free up I-70. Iv been wheelin up there but never camped. We camp in a tent and just need some area to sleep.
I just moved here in November when is a good time to start camping granted Ive been camping in 10 degree wether but I really don't want to do that again.
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I just moved here in November when is a good time to start camping granted Ive been camping in 10 degree wether but I really don't want to do that again.
May through September, although starting in September is bow and black powder season. In October rifle season starts. So prolly may through August. Depending on intentions and who your with.
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I just moved here in November when is a good time to start camping granted Ive been camping in 10 degree wether but I really don't want to do that again.
Really depends on where you are. Up in the mountains really June-September, out West towards the desert March-May+September-Early November. Places like BV April-October pending on the weather at the moment. All those time-frames are open to your own interpretation and tolerance of cold and heat though.

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