Sopris Ranger District
Carbondale, CO 81623
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- Drinking Water
- Flush Toilets
- RV Sites
SeasonOpen through Sat Sep 28 2013
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Take I-70 west of Denver, Colorado, to Glenwood Spring exit 116, Highway 82, south to Carbondale. Take Highway 133 south for 20 miles. Turn left on Gunnison County Road 3 toward Marble. Campground located another 1.5 miles near the river.
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A hike up Mt. Sopris offers spectacular panoramic views. This 12,953-foot mountain dominates the surrounding landscape. The hike is 14.8 miles with a 4,600-foot. elevation gain. In summer, wildflowers carpet the trail through aspen groves and mixed conifer forest, climbing up to talus slopes.
Other popular activities in the area include jeep tours, biking, and historic sightseeing.