Mogote Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

East of Antonito on Hwy 17

The campground, 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 40campsites 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: Open
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 for reservations, or call toll free 877-444-6777
Rentals & Guides: Fishing guide 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. 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.
Permit Info: 40 sites - 21 are pull through sites / $ 22.00 - over night
Open Season: Memorial Weekend
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Antonito
Water: YES
Restroom: Yes
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 right.

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