Mogote Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed
 

East of Antonito on Hwy 17

This campground sits among Ponderosa, Aspen, Spruce, Cottonwoods and juniper trees, is composed of two loops - Upper and Lower. The Lower Loop is adjacent to the fast-moving Conejos River with some sites next to the river. This is a pleasant and attractive campground that is excellent for both the transient and destination camper. Juniper Group Picnic \& Camping Area is nearby.  Firewood is not provided. There are 40 campsites (21 are pull-through) with tables and fireplaces, 4 vault type toilets, drinking water (Hydrants) and refuse receptacles for your convenience.

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.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Closed
Reservations: Closed for the season on 9-7-20. 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:  There is Fishing guide service available in Mogote.
Area Amenities: Accessible,Tent camping,Toilets
Fees Fee $26.00 per night. $13 for day use (picnicking). Fee envelopes and a collection box are provided near the entrance. 
Open Season: Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend. - The second Monday of September.
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Antonito, Colorado
Water: YES
Restroom: Yes
Operated By: Scenic Canyons Recreational Services
Information Center: This campground is operated by a concessionaire from the third week in May through September 2nd. A campground host is located in unit #3. The host is available from mid-May through Sept 2. The campground is set to open on May 21, 2021.

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 right.

Recreation Map

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Activities


Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

No. of Sites40 single site(s)
Reservation InfoThis site can be reserved by calling Toll Free 1-877-444-6777 (International 518-885-3639 or TDD 877-833-6777) or on-line at http://www.recreation.gov/campgroundDetails.do?contractCode=NRSO\&parkId=70027\&topTabIndex=CampingSpot
No. of Accessible sitesNone

RV Camping

Some sites can accommodate units up to 45' in length


Fishing

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Nature Viewing

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Scenic Driving

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Amenities

Toilets
Tent camping
Accessible
Areas & Activities

Location

 
  Latitude : 
37.06535

  Longitude : 
-106.232211

  Elevation : 
8400

 



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