You'll need more than a day to explore everything Hilkey Pond has to offer, you can camp at Columbine Pass - Old. Everybody loves Uncompahgre National Forest; since you're here you will meet lots of folks from nearby Montrose. If you love the outdoors you'll love it here in the Uncompahgre Plateau Mountains. Put some time aside to spend at Ouray Spring if you're here at Hilkey Pond. If you need a spot to stay
Rodeway Inn Delta is a good choice; you can stay the night at Columbine Pass - New. On San Miguel River you come upon the close by BB 36 Road to Green Truss Bridge sector.