The campground, among Ponderosa, Aspen, Spruce, Cottonwoods and juniper trees, is composed of two loops - Upper and Lower. The Lower Loop is adjacent to the fast-moving Conejos River with some sites next to the river. This is a pleasant and attractive campground that is excellent for both the transient and destination camper. Juniper Group Picnic \& Camping Area is nearby. Firewood is not provided. There are 40campsites with tables and fireplaces, 4 vault type toilets, drinking water (Hydrants) and refuse receptacles for your convenience. 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
Campground closed for the 2015 season Sept 7th. It will reopen - weather and road conditions permiting- on or close to Memorial Day 2016.
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 www.recreation.gov for reservations, or call toll free 877-444-6777
Rentals & Guides:
Fishing guide in Mogote.
Fee $18.00 per night. Fee envelopes and a collection box are provided near the entrance. This campground is operated by a concessionaire from the third week in May through September 2nd. A campground host is located in unit #3. The host is available from mid-May through Sept 2.
40 sites - 21 are pull through sites / $ 18.00 - over night
Memorial Weekend - 9/15/2014
Directions: From Antonito, CO, take US 285 south 0.3 miles to Hwy 17. Continue straight on Hwy 17 and go 13.2 miles to campground sign. Turn left at sign and go 0.3 miles to campground on right.
This site can be reserved by calling Toll Free 1-877-444-6777 (International 518-885-3639 or TDD 877-833-6777) or on-line at http://www.recreation.gov/campgroundDetails.do?contractCode=NRSO\&parkId=70027\&topTabIndex=CampingSpot
No. of Sites
40 single site(s)
No. of Accessible sites
some sites can accommodate units up to 45' in length
River and Stream Fishing
Conejos River is a Gold Medal River. Please check Colorado Division of Wildlife regulations
Browns \& Rainbow Trout
Flies, lures \& bait where allowed
bear, deer, elk and birds
Highway 17 is a scenic byway, Los Caminos Antiguos.
Highway 17 is part of Los Caminos Antiquos scenic byway. FR 250 Conejos Canyon