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Oh Be Joyful Campground Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Fore Colorado

Oh Be Joyful Overview

Oh Be Joyful Campgrounds is located along the Slate River and is 5 miles from Crested Butte, CO. There are 30 campsites (14 for RV/trailers and 15 walk-to tent sites).  One group campsite is also available. The popular campground is usually open late May through September and is usually full. Campsites are reservable.

Each campsite has a tale, fire ring, grate and food storage locker. Drinking water and electric hookups are not available, but there are 3 vault restrooms. Trash collection is also not available so please pack everything out with you.

The access road (BLM Road 3220) into Oh Be Joyful Campground is steep and can be rough. The campground can accommodate RVs but the rough road down to the campground may not be suitable for larger low clearance rigs. Trailer parking and overflow vehicle parking is also available.

You may also like Lake Irwin Campground.

Area Recreation and Activities

Outdoor recreation in the area includes fishing, hiking, backpacking, kayaking, mountain biking, ATVing, horseback riding, hunting, picnicking and wildlife viewing. Wildflowers are also abundant in the area. Oh Be Joyful creek is also nearby and features spectacular cascading waterfalls.

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  • Campground Host
  • Campsite Tables
  • Cell Service Fair
  • Equestrian trail
  • Fire Pit
  • Fire Rings
  • Firewood Available
  • Food Storage Locker
  • Golden Age & Access Passports accepted
  • Grills
  • Overflow Parking
  • Pets OK
  • Restrooms (Vault Toilets)
  • ATV
  • Bird Watching
  • Creek
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Horseback riding
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Nature Trails
  • OHVing
  • OTV Trails/Riding
  • Photography
  • Picnicking
  • River
  • Stargazing
  • Walking Trails
  • Wildlife Viewing
12343-2345 County Road 734
Crested Butte, Colorado 81224
970 642-4940
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Campsite Types
  • ADA
  • Group
  • RV
  • Tent
  • Trailer
  • Walk-To

Mid May – Late September



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