Aspen Glade Campground
Forest Service / BLM
Number of Sites: 32
About: The campground is composed of three loops - A, B, and C. Loop A (unmarked) is on the left when entering the campground and lightly wooded with Ponderosa pines. Loop B is marked and is also lightly wooded with Ponderosa pines. Loop C (also unmarked) is adjacent to the fast-moving Conejos River. It is below Loops A and B and heavily wooded with tall, mature spruce. The understory for all loops is grass and pine needles. The smell of Ponderosa is evident in Loops A and B and one can hear the river throughout the campground. This is a pleasant and attractive campground that is excellent for both the transient and destination camper. On the Conejos River, Gold Medal trout fishing 1/4 mile upstream from the campground. Fly-fishing only in the river. Hiking on the nearby Sheep Creek Trail.
Fees: $18 (2011)
Closest Town: Antonito
Directions: From Antonito, CO, take US 285 south 0.3 miles to Hwy 17. Continue straight on Hwy 17 and go 15.4 miles to campground sign. Turn left at sign and go 0.2 miles to campground.
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