Mogote - Juniper Group Camping Site

Area Status: Closed
This area is 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 accomodate several RV's as well as tents. Picnic tables are fairly well shaded. Reservation only - recreation.gov or call 877-444-6777. 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

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Activities


Camping & Cabins

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Fishing

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Nature Viewing

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Picnicking

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Scenic Driving

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Scenic Driving

Highway 17 is part of Los Caminos Antiquos scenic byway. FR 250 Conejos Canyon
CorralsEasy
Size RestrictionsEasy

Amenities

Picnic tables
Toilets
Parking
Tent camping
Camping trailer
Areas & Activities

Highlights

Location

 
  Latitude : 
37.064997

  Longitude : 
-106.230192

  Elevation : 
8400

 



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