Camp Bird Road

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Camp Bird Road is an easy gateway to the beautiful mountains surrounding the historic town of Ouray, Colorado. The trail winds five miles into the Uncompahgre National Forest, providing incredible camping opportunities at the numerous designated sites in the canyon. It ends at where the famous Yanke... Read More
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Highlights of Camp Bird Road

Forest Category Icon Forest
Mine Category Icon Mine
Highest Elevation
9815 ft
Shape of Trail
Straight Through
Typically Open
5/30 - 11/30
Best Direction
N/A
Official Trail Name
853
Nearest Town
Ouray
Nearest Services
Ouray
Management Agency
Uncompahgre National Forest
District
Montrose Ranger District

Overview

Camp Bird Road is an easy gateway to the beautiful mountains surrounding the historic town of Ouray, Colorado. The trail winds five miles into the Uncompahgre National Forest, providing incredible camping opportunities at the numerous designated sites in the canyon. It ends at where the famous Yankee Boy Basin starts. The trail runs along Canyon Creek, which weaves through the trees and boulders, often providing views and sounds of rushing waterfalls, adding to the peace and tranquility of this quiet, scenic road. Whether you are just passing through or spending time on the trails, venture up Camp Bird Road.

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6 Waypoints
20 Trail Photos
1 Trail Concerns
2 Community Reviews
1 Video
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