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Backpacking: Colorado > Rio Grande National Forest > Conejos Peak Ranger District

Quick Facts

Pinon Area

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General Description

Firewood is not provided
8300 FEET
Reservations are required, and can be obtained by contacting the Conejos Peak District.
Fees are charged.

Directions from Antonito: Travel 13 miles west on Highway 17 to reach the Piñon Group Area.

Seasonal Information:
Recreation Season: Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day Weekend .

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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Forest Areas Pinon Area
ICON Games & Play Open space suitable for informal games available

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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