Cimarron Campground

Cimarron, Gunnison River view.
Cimarron, Gunnison River view.

NPS image by Matt Johnson

Cimarron Campground is located 20 miles east of Montrose between mile markers 112 and 113 on U.S. Highway 50 at the site of a historic narrow gauge railroad town. Tents to medium sized RVs can be accommodated at Cimarron. All sites are first-come first-served, and the campground rarely fills. Railroad exhibits are adjacent to the campground, and Crystal Reservoir near Morrow Point Dam is approximately 1.5 miles away

Approximate Open Dates: June to mid-October
Sites: 21
Accessible Sites: yes
Water: yes, June to mid-September
Flush Toilets: yes, June to mid-September
Vault Toilets: yes
Electric Hookups: no
Dump Station: no
Showers: no
Tables & Fire Grates: yes
Visitor Center: no
Ranger Programs: no
Marina: no
Restaurant: no
Boat Ramp: no
Fish Cleaning Station: no
Elevation: 6895 feet


Cimarron Campground Map (pdf)

All Sites $16.00 per night ($8.00 per night with Interagency Senior/Access Pass)

Last updated: August 30, 2023

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

102 Elk Creek
Gunnison, CO 81230


970 641-2337 x205

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