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Forest Health: Timber Creek & Glacier Basin Campgrounds

 
Photo Timber Creek Campground after beetle-killed trees were removed.

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Timber Creek Campground
Situated along the Colorado River in the Kawuneeche Valley 10 miles north of the town of Grand Lake on US Hwy. 34, the Never Summer Mountains rise to the west the campground. The recent mountain pine beetle outbreak has resulted in the removal of most trees so there is no shade in the campground.
 
Photo Glacier Basin Campground after beetle-killed trees were removed

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Glacier Basin Campground
Bordered by Glacier Creek with west views to the Continental Divide, the campground is located on the Bear Lake Road. The recent mountain pine beetle outbreak has resulted in the removal of most trees so there is little or no shade in the campground.
 
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Did You Know?

a photo of a search and rescue

In 2004 there were 190 Search and Rescue incidents in the park, a very small number considering there were about 3 million visitors to the park in that same time period.