Transfer Park Campground


Campground Type
Forest Service / BLM


Campground Details

Open: Seasonal
Number of Sites: 25

About: Transfer Park Campground is only 1 mile past Florida Campground, with 11 acres of shaded settings above the Florida River. This was the site of a historic transfer station for ore and supplies between pack mules and wagons in the mining era. Two loops have 25 sites with shade and sun, and large, open play areas. The upper loop is mostly level, with several larger sites. The lower loop is near the river and has 2 larger sites, a few short pull-thru’s, and several tent spots.Parking for the Burnt Timber Trail is near the camp-ground. Hitching rails and an unloading dock for horses are available; however, horses are not allowed in the campground. This popular trail accesses the Weminuche Wilderness (where mountain bicycles and motorized vehicles are prohibited), with connections to the Lime Mesa, Mountain View Crest, and City Reservoir areas.

Fees: na

Usage: Light

Water: Yes

Restrooms: Vault Toilets

Directions: Directions from Durango, Colorado: Travel 15 miles on County Road 240, then go 8 miles on County Road 243 to campground entrance.

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