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Quick Facts

Mogote - Pinon Group Picnic Ground

Elevation: 8,300 Feet (2587.3 Meters)
Reservation Contact: National Reservation System: 877-444-6777
Reservation Remarks: 3 - 16 FOOT TABLES, 2 ELEVATED STEEL GRILLS AND ONE 5' STEEL FIRE RING.
Reservation Status: Accepted




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General Description

Conejos River - 1963
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Conejos River - 1963
From Antonito, travel 13 miles west on Highway 17 to reach the Piñon Group Area. Nearby is the Mogote Family Campground and public access to the Conejos River. Three long picnic tables, a standing double fireplace, a large fireplace, a vault type toilet (shared with Juniper Group Area), drinking water (hydrant), and a parking lot with a 10 car capacity are the amenities offered here. No firewood is provided and open space suitable for informal games is available. Horseshoes and volleyball equipment is available.

Directions from Antonito: Take State Highway 17 west 15 miles to the Mogote Campground entrance. Pinon Group Picnic Ground is on the first road to the left after entering the campground.

Seasonal Information:
Normal Services Available: Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day Weekend (NOTE: Reservations Required) .



Fee Information
Type Price Remarks
Picnicking, Group Call for Current Fee 1-50 People.Water, trash colle



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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Camping Mogote Campground
No
ICON Cold Water Fishing Conejos River
Yes
ICON Games & Play Horseshoes and volleyball equipment available
Yes
ICON Team Sports Horseshoes and volleyball equipment available
Yes
ICON Group Picnicking Mogote - Pinon Group Picnic Ground
Yes



Nearby Services

Groceries: FOX CREEK STORE (Private - Profit) Directions: EAST ON STATE HIGHWAY 17 FOR .5 MILE.

Nearest Pay Phone: FOX CREEK STORE (Private - Profit) Directions: .5 MILE EAST ON HIGHWAY 17.

Other Attractions: VARIOUS LOCAL CONCERNS (Private - Profit) Directions: 15 MILES EAST ON HIGHWAY 17 TO ANTONITO, COLORADO.



Related Activities
Juniper Group Site - This site has a 20 car parking area and drinking water is provided through a hydrant. There is also open space available for informal games. Firewood is not provided.

Mogote Campground - There is public access to the Conejos River and Piñon and Juniper Group Picnic Areas are nearby. Reservations are accepted at this campground.



More Information
Frequently Asked Questions
Email the Local Ranger

Visitor Information:

Conejos Peak Ranger Station, 15571 County Road T-5, P.O. Box 420 , La Jara, CO, 81140, Phone: 719-274-8971, TTY: 719-274-3139

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