Area Status: Closed

The group area campground, among Ponderosa, Aspen, Spruce, Cottonwoods and juniper trees, has a capacity of up to 100 people. It is a short walk to the fast-moving Conejos River. This is a pleasant and attractive campground that is excellent for large groups the area can accommodate several RV's as well as tents. Picnic tables are fairly well-shaded. This campground is by reservation only. Consider a day trip on the Cumbres and Toltec Scenic Railroad (steam) which offers a 64-mile journey through abandoned mining towns. One access to the train is in Antonito, CO, online Cumbres-Toltec Scenic Railroad or call (719) 376-5483 for more information and reservations.

At a Glance

Reservations: Reservations can be made up to 6 months in advance, but they must be made at least four days prior to your intended arrival date. Use web site www.recreation.gov for reservations, or call toll free 877-444-6777
 
Rentals & Guides: Fishing guide in Mogote.
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Parking
Fees: Group sites reservation only Juniper Group site $132.00 per night. This site is not eligible for pass discounts.
Permit Info: Group site can accomodate up to 100 people $132.00 overnight
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Antonito
Water: YES
Restroom: Toilet (1)
Operated By: Concessionaire

General Information

Directions: From Antonito, CO, take US 285 south 0.3 miles to Hwy 17. Continue straight on Hwy 17 and go 13.2 miles to campground sign. Turn left at sign and go 0.3 miles to campground on left.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Activities

Campground Camping

Group camping for up to 100 people, room for RV's \& tents
No. of Sites 1
No. of Accessible sites This campground is part of the NRRS. There are 40 units that can be reserved. Reserve this group campground by calling NRRS at 1-877-444-6777 or visiting the website at www.recreation.gov.

Group Camping

River and Stream Fishing

Conejos River is a Gold Medal River. Please check Colorado Division of Wildlife regulations
Fish Species Browns \& Rainbow Trout
Water Temperature cold
Fishing Method Flies, lures \& bait where allowed
Water/Flow Level seasonal

Viewing Wildlife

Wildlife viewing
Species bear, deer, elk and birds
Difficulty Level: Easy

Viewing Plants

wildflowers
Difficulty Level: Easy

Viewing Scenery

Highway 17 is a secenic byway, Los Caminos Antiguos.
Difficulty Level: Easy

Group Picnicking

Scenic Driving

Highway 17 is part of Los Caminos Antiquos scenic byway. FR 250 Conejos Canyon
Size Restrictions Easy
Corrals Easy

Amenities

Camping trailer:
Picnic tables:
Tent camping:
Parking:
Toilets:

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities

Location

 
  Latitude : 
37.064997

  Longitude : 
-106.230192

  Elevation : 
8400