Rio Grande National Forest
Trujillo Meadows Campground
Trujillo Meadows Campground consists of 2 main loops in the campground with 47 single campsites. Each campsite has a picnic table and fire ring with grills. The elevation of the campground is 10,000 feet. The campground, adjacent to a meadow and above Trujillo Meadows Reservoir (which is currently drained), is composed of two sections - Upper and Lower. The vegetation is a mix of conifer trees, with some open areas. Sites 34 through 39 are in an inner loop and are not RV friendly.
$26 per night
$13 for day use
Reservations: Not available.
Directions: Trujillo Meadows campground is located in Conejos County between La Manga and Cumbres passes. It is located approximately 38 miles west of Antonito, Colorado, via paved Highway 17 for 35 miles, then the gravel Forest Service road 118 for 3 miles. It is also approximately 15 miles from Chama, New Mexico. See map below.
Amenities: Toilets, garbage service, drinking water. There is an observation platform across from camping sites 40 and 41 to view a waterfall. A trailhead is located in the campground that leads to the Trujillo Meadows Reservoir. There is a picnic area in the campground between the loops free of charge.
Open dates: Friday before Memorial Day to Labor Day, weather permitting.
Nearby: Fishing, hunting, hiking, scenic driving, and wildlife watching are some of the popular activities in the area.
See more campgrounds managed by Scenic Canyons in the Rio Grande National Forest.
For more information, visit the Forest Service website.