109 - DITCH CAMP
EMERGENCIES: In case of emergency, call Park Dispatch at (970) 586-1203 or 911. Map (over) shows the location of the nearest phone.
Site Location: Site is in a gently sloping open area surrounded by conifer trees. Site is in vicinity of one of the Grand Ditch construction camps used by Chinese laborers around 1900. A wood sign indicates the path to the site; the path may be marked by red arrowheads on trees. Camp safely away from standing dead trees, as near as is safely possible to the silver metal arrowhead.
Number of Sites: 1 individual; 1 group/stock
Elevation: 10,160 feet
Distance: 4.6 miles from Colorado River TH via Lulu City, 3.8 miles from La Poudre Pass TH
Approximate Travel Time: 4 to 5 hours
Elevation Change: 1,160 feet gain from Colorado River TH, 60 feet gain from La Poudre Pass TH
Privy: NO---Use pack in and pack out human waste bags.
Water Source: Water is available from creek. Boil or adequately treat all water.
To Reach the Trailhead (TH): Colorado River TH: From Kawuneeche Visitor Center follow Hwy 34 north approximately 10.2 miles to the TH which is on the left side of Hwy 34.
Last updated: October 26, 2022