California Camping Areas

Upper San Juan

The Upper San Juan camping area in California is a stunning location with beautiful surrounding views of the San Juan Mountains. The campground is located near Silverton, Colorado, and is surrounded by numerous points of interest, including the San Juan National Forest, Animas River, and Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad.

The campground amenities include picnic tables, fire rings, vault toilets, and potable water. The campground is first-come, first-served, and has 12 campsites available for visitors. The area is known for its great fly-fishing opportunities, and there are several hiking trails nearby.

An interesting fact about the area is that it is home to the famous Million Dollar Highway, a scenic drive that is considered one of the most dangerous roads in the world. The best time to visit the Upper San Juan camping area is in the summer months, from June to August, when temperatures range from 60-80 degrees Fahrenheit. Overall, the Upper San Juan camping area is a great place for nature enthusiasts looking for a peaceful retreat in a stunning natural setting. Get driving directions.


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