Aspen Glade Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

South west of South Fork off highway 160

The campground is composed of three loops - A, B, and C. Loop A (unmarked) is on the left when entering the campground and lightly wooded with Ponderosa pines. Loop B is marked and is also lightly wooded with Ponderosa pines. Loop C (also unmarked) is adjacent to the fast-moving Conejos River. It is below Loops A and B and heavily wooded with tall, mature spruce. The understory for all loops is grass and pine needles. The smell of Ponderosa is evident in Loops A and B and one can hear the river throughout the campground. This is a pleasant and attractive campground that is excellent for both the transient and destination camper. On the Conejos River, Gold Medal trout fishing 1/4 mile upstream from the campground. Fly-fishing only in the river. Hiking on the nearby Sheep Creek Trail.

Consider a day trip on the Cumbres and Toltec Scenic Railroad (steam) which offers a 64-mile journey through abandoned mining towns. One access to the train is in Antonito, CO, online Cumbres-Toltec Scenic Railroad or call (719) 376-5483 for more information.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Aspen Glade Campground is closed. Aspen Glade CG will reopen for the 2016 season on or close to Memorial Day 2016, providing weather and road conditions are favorable
Reservations: Reservations can be made up to 6 months in advance but they must be made at least four days prior to your intended arrival date. Use web site  for reservations, or call toll free 877-444-6777
Area Amenities: Accessible,Tent camping,Toilets,Drinking water
Fees $18/Night for single unit. Fee envelopes and a collection box are provided near the entrance.
Permit Info: 32sites - 7 are pull through sites/ $18.00 - overnight.
Open Season: Memorial Weekend - 9/2
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Antonito
Water: yes
Restroom: Yes
Operated By: This campground is part of the NRRS reservation system.

General Information


From Antonito, CO, take US 285 south 0.3 miles to Hwy 17. Continue straight on Hwy 17 and go 15.4 miles to campground sign. Turn left at sign and go 0.2 miles to campground."

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Campground Camping

Reservation Info or 1-877-444-6777
No. of Sites 28 single site(s), 4 double site(s)
No. of Accessible sites None

RV Camping

some sites can accommodate units up to 45' in length


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Tent camping
Drinking water