Taylor Park Trading Post

Spend the summer with us and see why families have been visiting this Mountain Oasis for generations!

Our unique, family run destination is nestled high in the mountains at an elevation of 9400 feet on the Taylor Park Reservoir. Not only is it set against a stunning Rocky Mountain backdrop, but its location is centrally located amongst the some of the state's most stunning wilderness, making it the perfect base camp for exploration!

About Taylor Park Trading Post

Taylor Park Trading Post is located 1/2 mile from the east shore of Taylor Reservoir (a 2,040-acre mountain lake that is deep, clear, and full of fish!) and abounds with magnificent views of the Sawatch Range. The area around the resort is ideal for camping, hiking, backpacking and ATVs, fishing, hunting, photography, cross-country skiing, and snowmobiling. This is an excellent place to come to get away from it all, relax in the great outdoors, and enjoy the endless possibilities for outdoor recreation. 

Taylor Park Trading Post includes a General Store, Gift Shop, Rental Cabins, Full hook-up RV sites, ATV rentals and a Restaurant. The general store offers a variety of convenience items (i.e. groceries, ice, gas, air, water...) as well as all the necessary camping supplies, fishing tackle, and other miscellaneous items needed to enjoy all the recreational activities in the area.

We are an outpost of comforts in a wild, beautiful and remote section of the Rockies!

The Employee Experience

At Taylor Park Trading Post, you will have a great opportunity to explore the outdoors. Our location allows you to experience 100% pure Colorado! 

Ideal Candidate

We are a family-owned and operated organization, and a teamwork attitude is a necessity. Successful candidates understand the idea of working when you work and playing when you play. Preference will be given to individuals who can stay the whole season. We depend on you!

Room and Board

Individuals are placed in housing around the property and will be discussed in interview.  We have apartments above the cafe and a separate bunkhouse with shared living spaces. Employees are placed two to a room.  

Shared kitchens are provided, and you are responsible for making your own food.  

If you have your own RV, we have full hookup RV sites. Ask about details.

Because of the shared living spaces, cooperation is appreciated.

Employee Perks


Getting Here and Getting Around

The Taylor Park Trading Post is located 34 miles northeast of Gunnison, Colorado.  We are 38 miles west of Buena Vista by way of Cottonwood Pass, CR-209, and east of Taylor Reservoir at the junction of CR-742 & CR-765.

For Fun

  • Fishing
  • ATV-ing
  • Camping
  • Motorcycling
  • Backpacking & Hiking

The mountain towns of Crested Butte, Gunnison, Salida and Buena Vista are all nearby. 

How to Apply

Please email your resume to taylorpark.jobs@gmail.com.

Thank you, and we very much look forward to speaking with you!

Contact Taylor Park Trading Post