Although visited by millions of people every year, the Dillon Ranger District of the White River National Forest in Summit County, Colorado, offers some amazing vehicle-based camping. This is sometimes called dispersed camping, and is free, but does not provide amenities such as restrooms, picnic tables, fire rings, or garbage service. Click here if you’re looking for information on RV Camping or National Forest Campgrounds in the Dillon Ranger District, that typically include the previous mentioned amenities.
Partly as a result of the rich mining history of Summit County, there are numerous dirt roads that travel far into the National Forest. On many of these roads, camping is allowed in accordance with the Forest Service Travel Management Policy. Check out this handy map from their website!
There are a few federally mandated regulations that our partners from the Forest Service ask that you follow in order to keep your forest pristine for generations to come: