Blue Lake Campground


Campground Type
Forest Service / BLM


Campground Details

Open: Late May through early October
Number of Sites: 15

About: Developed Campground Camping and Picnicking with the following attractions: Lake and Stream fishing. Blue lake is approximately ½ mile from campground and the tributaries of Cuchara river run through campground. For trail use, from the campground, take FSR 436 1.5 miles to the non-motorized North Fork Trail #1309. FSR 436 continues to old mine and saddle approximately 500 vertical feet below summit of Trinchera Peak. Access to the Indian Trial #1300 Trailhead at Bear Lake campground one mile further up FSR 422. This trailhead is a multi user trail system and accesses 23 miles of motorized trails available for ATV, motorcycle, bicycle, foot and horse use.

Fees: na

Usage: Heavy

Water: Handpump from a well

Restrooms: Vault Toilet

Restrictions: The maximum number of people per site is 10.

Directions: To get there from La Veta, drive south on SH 12 for 13 miles to FSR 422. Turn right onto FSR 422 and follow it for 4 miles until you reach the Blue Lake Campground.

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