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Trujillo Meadows Campground

Elevation: 10,100 Feet (3148.4 Meters)
Length of Stay: 14 Days
Number of Sites: 50
Reservation Remarks: 49 UNITS PLUS ONE HOST SITE (#50). OPERATED BY CONCESSIONAIRE. FIRST COME/ FIRST SERVED.
Reservation Status: Not Accepted


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General Description

The facilities are large, with 50 campsites, one with parking for a two-car group. All sites have picnic tables, and fireplaces (limited firewood); there are toilets, drinking water and ample parking. Refuse receptacles and pickups are provided.

Barrier-free facilities are offered here. The Cumbres and Toltec Scenic Railroad route is nearby. Los Pinos Trail 736 can be accessed via the improved dirt Forest Road 1C and 4 WD Forest Road 118. Trujillo Meadows Reservoir allows small motorized and nonmotorized water craft.

Directions from Chama, New Mexico: Travel northeast 21.1 miles on Colorado Highway 17. Then go 2.5 miles north on Forest Road 118 to Forest Road 118.1B. Campground entrance is 0.3 miles north on Forest Road 118.1B.

Seasonal Information:
Normal Services Available: Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day Weekend (NOTE: Campground is open from Memorial Day Weekend - or as soon thereafter as snow melt permits - through Labor Day. Portions of Campground are open for hunting season or until snow closes the road.) .



Fee Information
Type Price Remarks
Camping, Single Unit Call for Current Fee Picnic tables, fireplaces, wat



Current Conditions & Trip Reports
Open Updated: 2000-06-08 14:05:00.0


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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Boating Trujillo Meadows Reservoir
No
ICON RV Camping Maximum Vehicle length 25 feet
Yes
ICON Tent Camping 50 sites
Yes
ICON Camping Trujillo Meadows Campground
Yes
ICON Cold Water Fishing Rio De Los Pinos (1 mile north); Trujillo Meadow Reservoir
No
ICON Hiking & Walking Rio De Los Pinos Trail
No
ICON Viewing Historic Sites The Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad route nearby
No
ICON Picnicking Tables, fireplaces, toilets, trash cans and drinking water (in season)
Yes
ICON Road Biking Forest Road 118
No



Nearby Services

Gas Station: VARIOUS PRIVATE CONCERNS (Private - Profit) Directions: TRAVEL ON FOREST ROAD 118 TO HIGHWAY 17, THEN SW

Groceries: VARIOUS PRIVATE CONCERNS (Private - Profit .) Directions: TRAVEL ON FOREST ROAD 118 TO HIGHWAY 17 THEN SW 12

Other Attractions: VARIOUS PRIVATE CONCERNS (Private - Profit .) Directions: TRAVEL ON FOREST ROAD 118 TO HIGHWAY 17, THEN SW



Related Activities
Cumbres and Toltec Scenic Railway - The Cumbres and Toltec Scenic Railroad is a 64 mile, steam-powered narrow gauge railroad located in the Rocky Mountains along the CO/NM border. Built in 1880, it now operates during the summer and early fall.

Trujillo Meadows Reservoir - This is one of the few lakes or reservoirs with road access located in Conejos Peak Ranger District. Small motorized and nonmotorized water craft are allowed



More Information

Visitor Information:

South Fork Chamber of Commerce, P.O. Box 12 , South Fork, CO, 81154, Phone: 719-873-5512

Rio Grande County - South Fork, Del Norte, Monte Vista, P.O. Box 577 , South Fork, CO, 81154, Phone: 800-571-0881 or 719-873-5512, Fax: 719-873-5693, www.southfork.org

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