Gunnison National Forest is known as a prime destination for camping in Colorado, and Dinner Station Campground is one of the best spots in the area for all kinds of campers. Rich in history, the campground rests along an old stagecoach route, and while you can no longer park your horses and enjoy a hot meal there, you can do something even better — camp out with your dog! The campground is pet-friendly, and it welcomes campers into its well-kept and picturesque campsites from May through September.
The campground has 22 campsites, each of which can accommodate up to six campers. It is one of the most scenic campgrounds in Gunnison National Forest. It lies beside the Taylor River and north of the Taylor Reservoir and is surrounded by beautiful lodgepole and ponderosa pine trees that create a truly magical backdrop for campers. The campground’s amenities will enhance the quality of your stay; they include picnic tables, fire rings, and drinking water. The campground also provides trash collection service.
While you’re staying at Dinner Station Campground, you can explore some of the recreational activities that are abundant in the area. Two popular locations for Dinner Station campers are the nearby river and reservoir. They provide an excellent opportunity for trout fishing, paddling, and swimming. If you want to explore the area on foot, there are a number of trails close by, including trails suitable for mountain bikes and ATVs. Some popular trails near the campground are Doctor Park Trail, Taylor River Trail, and Taylor Vista Trail.
Please remember that your dog must remain leashed at all times throughout your stay. Also note that the sites at the campground do not have electric hookups. The opening and closing dates of the camp may change due to weather conditions, so always check them ahead of time.