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Mono Loco Flats

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· Fort Garland, Costilla, Colorado
15 acres hosted by Mario G.
3 RV/tent sites
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Near Great Sand Dunes National Park
Within a 60-minute drive from the Entrance Station.
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Mono Loco Flats sits on a mesa nestled in the Sangre de Cristo mountains near Sangre De Cristo creek and La Veta Pass. This Mesa is a perfect homebase to explore. Growing up in Southern Colorado I was fortunate to explore this zone as a kid and I feel so fortunate that I can share Mono Loco Flats with others. The Great Sand Dunes National Park and Zapata Falls are 25 minutes from Mono Loco Flats. Learn more about this land: Set up camp and enjoy sweeping views of Mount Blanca and the surrounding Sangre De Cristo mountain range.The 15 acre camp is situated just off highway 160 for easy access. Mono Loco Flats is an excellent home base for exploring the San Luis Valley, just 25 minutes from The Great Sand Dunes National Park and Zapata Falls. Sangre de Cristo Creek is a short hike or drive to the south. Fort Garland is a 5 minute drive. This Mesa provides 360 panoramic views with epic sunrise and sunset views of Mount Blanca. Wild horses and prong horned antelope may wander the Mesa as you enjoy your camp. The natural beauty of these three campsites are worth protecting so please if you pack it in, pack it out. This is a dry camp with no toilet or garbage facilities. Please treat this land with respect so that future campers may enjoy the land free of rubbish. All three campsites are accessible with any type of vehicle and the long driveway and turnaround can accommodate any trailer or RV up to 20'. So please come and enjoy the Sangre De Cristo mountains at Mono Loco Flats:) @monkeypuzzlespace = Mono Loco Flats on Instagram
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Justyna T.recommends
June 9, 2024
Site 2 Arroyo
Blissful scenery
Beautiful spot that was easy to navigate to given Mario’s clear directions. Despite its proximity to the highway, it felt secluded and peaceful. It’s evident a lot of care went into carving out the spots in this unique landscape. Be prepared for wind! On our last night, out of seemingly nowhere, heavy gusts came through snapping one of our tent poles, making sure it was a camping trip we wouldn’t soon forget as two people and a dog slept in the back of our car. Despite the momentary chaos caused by Mother Nature, we’d be happy to come back!
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Charlotte K.recommends
June 4, 2024
Site 2 Arroyo
Charlotte Kics
This location and Mario’s timely communication were exceptional! The campsite and the night sky and sunrise views took our breath away. Location and the directions were perfect. So clean and peaceful. The campfire set up was wonderful.
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Jim W.recommends
June 1, 2024
Site 3 Blanca Vista
Great Launch point
Perfect location to come into the "Valley'. Google MAPS/GPS went right there. Dirt road fine for all cars. Tons of free BLM parking in the Valley but a great launch point! Owner very responsive.
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Skylar T.recommends
May 31, 2024
Site 1 The Mesa
We loved camping here. It had amazing views and was comfortable.
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Sarah H.recommends
May 26, 2024
Site 3 Blanca Vista
Everything went well and was as expected except for the fact that they no longer provide firewood. Would recommend!
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John H.recommends
May 19, 2024
Site 2 Arroyo
Nice views, spacious sites, good walking paths/roads
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Fort Garland, Costilla, Colorado, United StatesTraditional, ancestral territory of Diné Bikéyah, Nʉmʉnʉʉ Sookobitʉ (Comanche), Núu-agha-tʉvʉ-pʉ̱ (Ute), and Jicarilla Apache First Nations according to To respect the Host's privacy, the precise address of this land will be provided after booking
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Hosted by Mario G.Joined in May 2021
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