Number of Sites: 12
About: The Transfer Recreation Area includes a campground and picnic area 11 miles northeast of Mancos. Take Colorado Highway 184 north for 1/4 mile and turn east on the West Mancos Road (Forest Rd. 561). After the road turns to gravel, continue about 7 miles to the campground turnoff on the right.
The campground has 12 campsites in a mostly level aspen grove. All sites and restrooms are barrier-free, and most accommodate RVs. Although livestock is not allowed in the main campground, there are campsites for stock users outside the main campground on the opposite side of Forest Rd. 561, with 5 sites adjacent to a corral. The campground offers a group picnic area with 5 double picnic tables, large serving table, and cooking grills. For information on how to reserve this site in advance, please contact the Dolores Public Lands Office at (970) 882-6800.
Water: Potable Water
Restrooms: Vault Toilets
Directions: Directions from Mancos, Colorado: Travel 1/4 mile north on Highway 184, then turn right on West Mancos Road (Forest Road 561) and travel 10.5 miles to the campground. Most of the road is unpaved but has a good gravel surface.