Spectacle Lake Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed
 

on Forest Road 250, 6 miles north of highway 17

There is fishing access to the Conejos River and Spectacle Lake. The lake is year round, with winter ice-fishing. Spectacle Lake Trail 730 begins 1/2 mile south on Forest Road 250. Ruybalid Trail 855 and Notch Trail 729 are also accessible. 2 sites have parking for two car groups. Both day and overnight use is permitted. The facility has 24 sites with tables and fireplaces (firewood is limited). 2 vault type toilets, refuse containers and pickup. There is a developed water system with 2 hand pumps. Most sites have a panoramic view of towering cliff walls. No boating is allowed on Spectacle Lake.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Closed until Memorial Weekend 2014
Operational Hours: Closed until Memorial Weekend 2014
Reservations: Not reservable.
Fees $16/Night for single unit. Fee envelopes and a collection box are provided near the entrance.
Permit Info: 24 sites - 13 are pull through sites / $ 16.00 - overnight, Camp houst site # 5.
Open Season: 05/23/2013 - 09/02/2013
Usage: Heavy
Closest Towns: Antonito
Water: NO
Restroom: Vault Toilet (1), UNKNOWN Toilet (2)
Operated By: Concessionaire - Conejos Peak Ranger District, 719-274-8971

General Information

Directions: From Antonito, CO, take US 285 south 0.3 miles to Hwy 17. Continue straight on Rd. 17 and go 21.9 miles to Platoro sign (Forest Rd. 250). At sign, turn right onto Rd. 250 (dirt) and go 6.3 miles to campground sign. Turn left at sign into campground.

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Campground Camping

Reservation Info Not reservable
No. of Sites 24 single site(s)
No. of Accessible sites None

RV Camping

some sites can  accommodate units up to 40' in length

Status: Open

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