La Junta Canyon

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

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: Open without a concessionaire (no trash collection, no water, no restrooms). Closing will be weather dependent. Visitors must pack out all trash and human waste. *Not a developed campground – 40+ dispersed campsites only - Open to self-contained day use or camping only. No trash collection or restrooms available. Visitors must pack out all trash and human waste.
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Fees $10/night for single unit.
Open Season: - December
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: 4 miles north east of Tres Ritos along Forest Road 76, off of State Highway 518.
Water: 3 pumps
Restroom: Vault Toilet (2)
Operated By: Concessionaire
Information Center: For more information contact:  Camino Real Ranger District.

General Information

Directions:

Four miles north east of Tres Ritos along Forest Road 76, off of State Highway 518.


Recreation Map

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Activities


Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

Opens *May 15 through September 21 *weather permitting.  Eight campsites at elevation 9,400.

No. of SitesEight sites
Reservation InfoNot reservable
No. of Accessible sitesNone

Fishing

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OHV Riding & Camping

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Amenities

Picnic tables Four in the Upper Canyon area
Drinking water Three pumps
Toilets Two (one in Upper Canyon, one in Lower Canyon)
Parking
Tent camping Eight family units.
Camping trailer Trailer mobility - under 36'
Areas & Activities

Location

 
  Latitude : 
36.1294

  Longitude : 
-105.4908

  Elevation : 
9,400 feet

 



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