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Posted on: August 25, 2020

USFS Ouray Ranger District - Short Term Closure of Angel Creek Campground


Public Service Announcement: 
Ouray Ranger District—Angel Creek Campground Closure Notice


Kimberlee Phillips, Public Affairs Officer

Phone: 970-874-6717 Cell: 970-589-0842 Email: 


Montrose, CO, August 25, 2020 –


Angel Creek Campground and National Forest Service Road (NFSR) #853.1A will be temporarily closed for construction from September 1 through October 31, 2020.

  • The purpose of this project is to make improvements to Angel Creek Campground by adding eight new campsites, relocating two existing campsites, adding a new vault toilet and improving the drainage for NFSR #853.1A.
  • Visitors and recreationalists should expect construction traffic, and additional noise and dust in the vicinity.

We appreciate your cooperation and understanding during this short-term closure. For questions concerning this closure, please call the Ouray Ranger District at 970-240-5300.



For information on National Forest System lands call the Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre, and Gunnison National Forests at 970-874-6600, visit the GMUG Forest website (, Facebook ( or Twitter (


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