Upper La Junta Campground

8 units with fishing access.  Popular with motorcylists.


At a Glance

Current Conditions: No host or services as of Sep. 17, 2023: 
  • Water is turned off.
  • Bathrooms are open but not serviced (bring your own toilet paper).
  • Pack it in, pack it out: Take all garbage with you.
Area Amenities: Tent camping, Camping trailer, Picnic tables, Toilets, Drinking water, Parking
  • Campsite (includes parking for one vehicle) $12/night
  • Campsite for Senior or Access pass holders $6/night
  • Extra vehicle $6/night
  • Day use parking $6/day
Usage: Light
  • Camping for more than 14 days, whether or not consecutive, within any 45-day period.
  • Forest Road 76 is closed to vehicles Jan. 1 - Apr. 30 annually.
Closest Towns: 4 miles north east of Tres Ritos along Forest Road 76, off of State Highway 518.
Water: Potable Water
Restroom: Vault Toilet
Operated By: Concessionaire
Information Center: For more information contact the Camino Real Ranger District.

General Information

Directions: 4 miles northeast of Tres Ritos via FR 76

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Campground Camping

River and Stream Fishing

Day Hiking


Open from May through October.


Camping trailer: Trailer mobility - under 16'
Picnic tables:
Tent camping: 8
Toilets: Vault
Drinking water: Yes

Recreation Areas

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9,400 feet