Description

Vallecito Campground is a highly elevated string of both primitive and modern campsites that overlook comely the like-named creek. Here, you'll be able to hike the snaking, rocky terrain and angle from the banks of the creek's roaring white-waters; the stretch of water within the campground's vicinity is known to teem with rianbow trout.
Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans and truck campers, trailers, RVs
36 sites
Up to 8 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Amenities
Potable water available
Picnic table available

Activities

Offered near the campground.

Biking
Fishing
Hiking
Horseback riding
Off-roading (OHV)
Climbing
Snow sports
Wildlife watching

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Vallecito Campground.

Cave
Desert
Forest
Hot spring
Lake
River, stream, or...
Swimming hole
Waterfall
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Hipcamper Jacob
Jacob G.
didn't provide a recommendation.
November 7th, 2016

Wonderful campground! I have camped and backpacked at many places in Colorado, in the wilderness and at campsites. I can honestly say this is my favorite campsite in the region. Everything was close by (restrooms, trailheads, the river, water faucets, etc) the camp hosts are very nice and accommodating, if you've got any questions feel free to ask them. This is (to me) the most beautiful and awe-inspiring part of Colorado, and this campsite in right in the center of it all. Vallecito reservoir is just a 5 minute drive from the camp, and it offers fantastic fishing, stores, restaurants, etc. Weminuche Wilderness trail begins at the north side of the camp, I suggest a hike. I spent 2 weeks backpacking on that trail on a previous trip, amazing

Taken slightly upriver from the campsites, just magnificent!The river which runs right beside the campground. Good fishin'.Hiking the Weminuche Wilderness from the trailhead within the park.A view of Vallecito Reservoir from the peak.
Hipcamper Mioara
Mioara D.
recommends this listing.
July 2nd, 2017

Gorrrrrgeous river/hike. We car camped, literally no spots to setup a tent. Still worth itttt

Vallecito CampgroundVallecito Campground
Hipcamper Cameron K.
recommends this listing.
November 16th, 2018
Park
San Juan National Forest
State
Colorado
Country
United States
Phone Number
970-247-4874
Directions
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Official Website
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Coordinates
37.478° N, 107.547° W
Unknown price
Tent / RV / Trailer: 36 Sites
(Up to 8 people per site)

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