Area Status: Closed
The campground, adjacent to a meadow and above Trujillo Meadows Reservoir, is composed of two sections - Upper and Lower. The campground has been cleared of most trees due to beatle kill. Sites 34 through 39 are in an inner loop which are not RV friendly. There is an observation platform across from camping sites 40 and 41 to view a waterfall. Boating and fishing on the reservoir; small motorized and nonmotorized water craft only. Hiking on nearby trails. The Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad, a historic narrow-gauge railroad, runs nearby. The facilities are large, with 50 campsites, one with parking for a two-car group. All sites have picnic tables, and fireplaces (limited firewood); there are toilets, drinking water and ample parking. Refuse receptacles and pickups are provided. Barrier-free facilities are offered here. Los Pinos Trail 736 can be accessed via the improved dirt Forest Road 1C and 4 WD Forest Road 118.
At a Glance
||Campground will close September 1, will reopen Memorial Weekend 2015.
Campground will close September 1, will reopen Memorial Weekend 2015.
||Accessible,Tent camping,Toilets,Drinking water
$18/Night for single unit. Fee envelopes and a collection box are provided near the entrance
||50 sites / $18.00 - overnight,
||Memorial Weekend - Labor Day
||The water system is currently inoperable. It will not be fixed during the 2014 season.
||Chama, New Mexico
||Concessionaire - Conejos Peak Ranger District, 719-274-8971
From Antonito, CO, take US 285 south 0.3 miles to Hwy 17. Continue straight onto Rd. 17 and go 35.2 miles to Trujillo Meadows Reservoir sign. Turn right at sign (dirt) and go 0.1 miles to "T" intersection and campground sign (Forest Rd. 118). Turn right onto Rd 118 and go 2.1 miles to campground on right
Directions from Chama, New Mexico: Travel northeast 21.1 miles on Colorado Highway 17. Then go 2.5 miles north on Forest Road 118 to Forest Road 118.1B. Campground entrance is 0.3 miles north on Forest Road 118.1B.