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Davenport Campground

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San Carlos Ranger District
Hwy 165
south of Bishop Castle
Rye, CO

Phone:
719-269-8500

Description

The elevation is 8,500 ft.

This tent only campground stretches along Squirrel Creek among spruce and Aspen replicates its 1930s character. Although a grass understory, widely spaced sites provide a spacious feeling and privacy. The Squirrel Creek Trail was built as a roadway by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930s. The nearby Bishop's Castle, an ongoing private re-creation of a medieval castle, is an interesting day trip.

This is bear country; practice safe food storage techniques.

Hiking, fishing, bicycling, motorcycle and ATV. Access to Squirrel Creek, 2nd Mace, Silver Circle multiuse trails. Also access to Dome Rock and South Creek. ATV use is prohibited on Dome Rock and South Creek trails.

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