Upper La Junta Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

8 units with fishing access.  Popular with motorcylists.


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. Open to self-contained day use or camping only. No trash collection or restrooms available. Visitors must pack out all trash and human waste.  Self-contained camping is camping which can function without outside resources. Camp trailers/RVs include a toilet and water container that holds greywater (from the sink and shower) and septic waste. This means you do not require toilet facilities when you park up overnight.
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Fees $12/night for single unit, $5 per extra vehicle.
Open Season: May 18
Usage: Light
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:  Camino Real Ranger District.

General Information

Directions: 4 miles northeast of Tres Ritos via FR 76

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Picnic tables
Drinking water Yes
Toilets Vault
Tent camping 8
Camping trailer Trailer mobility - under 16'
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9,400 feet