BLUE LAKE CAMPGROUND, Colorado Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions

From Colorado Highway 12 south of the Town of Cuchara, take FSR 422 4 miles west to the campground.

Phone

FOR RESERVATIONS CALL (877) 444-6777, FOR OTHER, NON REAL TIME INFORMATION, CALL (719) 269-8500.

Activities

BIKING, CAMPING, FISHING

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Overview

Blue Lake Campground is located in the beautiful San Isabel National Forest at an elevation of 10,500 ft. Views of the nearby Culebra Range Mountains with aspen and spruce forests offer campers a genuine Colorado experience.

Recreation

A well-marked trail system between Bear Lake and Blue Lake is open to foot and horse traffic. Across the road from the campground FSR 436, a rough jeep road, provides access to Trinchera Peak where Big Horn Sheep are often seen.

Facilities

This rustic campground has 16 campsites, each with a table and fire ring. Some are shaded; others provide full sunlight. An on-site camp host offers firewood bundles for sale. Vault toilets and drinking water are available. No electric or septic hook-ups are available. Both reservation and first-come, first-served sites are available.

Natural Features

A tributary of the Cuchara River runs through the campground. Blue Lake is 1/2 mile from the campground, and Bear Lake is one mile away. Both of these small lakes are stocked several times during the summer providing for good fishing.

Nearby Attractions

The nearby mountain town of Cuchara offers shopping and visitor information. The town of La Veta offers a grocery store, gas stations, and shops. The Spanish Peaks Wilderness, 14 miles from the campground, is a popular hiking destination.

Reservation

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