Alamosa Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

On Forest Road 250

Alamosa Campground is on the Alamosa River 4.5 miles above Terrace Reservoir Dam. There are 5 campsites, one is pull through,  with tables and fireplaces, and ample parking. At present, there are no restrooms, vault type toilets will be installed later this summer. There is no water available, bring your own. There is public fishing at Terrace Reservoir and trail access to Alamosa-Rock Creek and Big Lake Trails. Maneuvering space for large trailers and recreation vehicles is limited. Naturally acidic water severely limits fishing in the Alamosa river between Stunner Campground and Terrace Reservoir.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Open for the season. CAMPGROUND HAS A RESTROOM- NO WATER, NO TRASH SERVICE- PACK IN- PACK OUT!!.  This campground stays open until weather closes it. 
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables
Fees This is a NO fee campground.
Permit Info: 5 sites / no fee
Open Season: Mid-May - Weather dependent
Usage: Light
Restrictions: No water, no trash service - PACK IN PACK OUT
Closest Towns: Monte Vista and La Lara- near Terrace reservoir. 
Water: No
Operated By: Forest Service Conejos Peak Ranger District, 719-274-8971

General Information


To get to Alamosa C. G. from Monte Vista, follow Hwy 15 south to the junction of Forest Road 250.  Turn west and go approx. 12 miles west on FR 250 to the campground. 

From La Jara, follow Hwy 15 west to Centro.  Where the road turns right, immediately make a sharp left and follow FS road 255 to its junction with FS 250 and follow FS 250 to the campground.

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Picnic tables
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