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Cottonwood Trail

  Colorado is a great outdoors state. In the Uncompahgre Plateau Mountains you'll find lots of hiking trails where you can truly take in all the beauty of these mountains. Cottonwood Trail is located quite a long drive from Montrose but what a great place for hiking it is.
Canít wait to get out in nature, Cottonwood Trail in Montrose County, Colorado is just what you need. At Cottonwood Trail you always meet someone from Montrose, and Cottonwood Basin is
    a great place to stretch your legs a bit. Now, you may assume that's plenty but there's even more cool things to do here in the Uncompahgre Plateau Mountains. You'll need more than a day to explore everything Cottonwood Trail has
to offer, you can camp at T Bone Spring Campground. Get your pulse rate up on the delightful whitewater of San Miguel River; Bullfrog Dam is not far at all from Cottonwood Trail. When you're here at Cottonwood Trail it's always fun to go to Uncompahgre National Forest; Cottonwood Trail is a great site to visit for more than one day, Smokehouse Campground is a great site to camp nearby. Whitewater paddling is not for everybody but if it's for you then we recommend  
Escalante Creek. Throughout the months of summer highs here at Cottonwood Trail get into the 90's. When the night sets in temperatures fall down into the 60's. Throughout the winter highs are in the 40's, and night lows in the 10's for Cottonwood Trail.

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Campgrounds Nearby
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These outdoors activities are available near Cottonwood Trail.
 Campgrounds Near Cottonwood Trail:
Columbine Pass - New, Redvale , 4 miles away
Columbine Pass - Old, Redvale , 5 miles away
Smokehouse Campground, Montrose County , 6 miles away
Escalante Pot Holes, Whitewater , 9 miles away
T Bone Spring Campground, Montrose County , 13 miles away
 Whitewater Near Cottonwood Trail:
Escalante Creek, Gunnison County , 8 miles away, Class V - 6.5 miles long (Escalante Forks to Captain Smith's Cabin)
San Miguel River, San Miguel/ Montrose County , 16 miles away, Class III - 5.2 miles long (BB 36 Road to Green Truss Bridge)
Kannah Creek, Mesa County , 23 miles away, Class III - 6.5 miles long (Route 50 to Route 141)
San Miguel River, San Miguel/ Montrose County , 23 miles away, Class III - 16 miles long (Norwood Bridge to Green Truss Bridge)
Kannah Creek, Mesa County , 26 miles away, Class V - 1.8 miles long (Kannah Creek Trailhead to Girl Scout Camp Bridge)
 Public Lands Near Cottonwood Trail:
Colorado National Monument, Fruita - CO , 43 miles away
Mesa Verde National Park, Mesa Verde National Park - CO , 65 miles away
Uncompahgre National Forest, Colorado , 4 miles away
Sweitzer State Park, Colorado , 25 miles away
 Hotels Near Cottonwood Trail:
Days Inn Delta CO, Delta , 24 miles away
Quality Inn Delta, Delta , 24 miles away
Rodeway Inn Delta, Delta , 24 miles away
Best Western Grande River Inn & Suites, Clifton , 32 miles away
Wine Country Inn, Palisade , 32 miles away
 Lakes Near Cottonwood Trail
Hilkey Pond, Montrose County , 9 miles away

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