La Junta Canyon
Fishing access. Also popular with motorcylists Facilities: 8 family units, toilets, drinking water, trailer mobility - under 36' Attractions: Adjacent to Rito la Presa Fishing Trailhead to La Cueva Lake Trail #8 and Duran/Policarpio Trail #13. A family unit consists of parking for at least 1 vehicle, a picnic table and a grill.
At a Glance
|Current Conditions:||Campers should bring their own water as it is currently not available.|
|Area Amenities:||Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking|
|Closest Towns:||4 miles north east of Tres Ritos along Forest Road 76, off of State Highway 518.|
|Restroom:||Vault Toilet (2)|
|Information Center:||For more information contact the Camino Real Ranger District.|
Four miles north east of Tres Ritos along Forest Road 76, off of State Highway 518.
Map showing recreational areas. Map Information
Opens *May 15 through September 21 *weather permitting. Eight campsites at elevation 9,400.
|No. of Sites||Eight sites|
|Reservation Info||Not reservable|
|No. of Accessible sites||None|
River and Stream Fishing
Brown Trout, Rainbow Trout and a few Rio Grande Cutthroat can be caught at La Junta.
OHV Trail Riding
|Camping trailer:||Trailer mobility - under 36'|
|Picnic tables:||Four in the Upper Canyon area|
|Tent camping:||Eight family units.|
|Toilets:||Two (one in Upper Canyon, one in Lower Canyon)|
|Drinking water:||Three pumps|