From the bloggers at Oliver Travel Trailers
Most built up campgrounds in the Rocky Mountains are along the water courses, as are the roads, making access to them as the snow melts off better and better as the season progresses. Normally, elevation is the controlling factor for how late in the year the snow will melt off enough to let us get into campsites. Most years, by the time we were able to get into a campground to get it ready to open up for the public, Mother Elk with their babies were passing through traveling up higher.
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