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Camping: Colorado > San Juan National Forest > Pagosa Ranger District

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Blanco River Group Picnic Ground

Elevation: 7,200 Feet (2244.4 Meters)
Length of Stay: 0 Days No overnight stays. Overnight visitors may stay at Blanco River Campground.
Number of Sites: 2
Reservation Contact: (970) 264-2268
Reservation Remarks: 18 SITES
Reservation Status: Required

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General Description

The Blanco River Group Picnic Ground has two sites which are adjacent to the Blanco River Campground. There are banquet-size tables along with volleyball net posts and horseshoe pits. They must be reserved through the Pagosa Ranger District office at (970) 264-2268. The Blanco River is stocked with trout but lightly fished, so fishing may be good.

Directions from Pagosa Springs, Colorado: Travel southeast on Colorado Hwy 84 13 miles, then turn east on Forest Development Road #656 1.75 miles

Seasonal Information:
Normal Services Available: Late May through October (NOTE: FEE, TRASH, WATER) .

Fee Information
Type Price Remarks
Picnicking, Group Call for Current Fee $25.00-$75.00, 1-300 Persons.W

Current Conditions & Trip Reports
Closed due to snow. Updated: 2005-01-10 14:03:00.0

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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Cold Water Fishing Blanco River
ICON Group Picnicking Blanco River Group Picnic Ground
ICON Viewing Scenery

Related Activities
Blanco River Campground - The campground is lightly used and located in a river-bottom area with Ponderosa trees. There are (reservation only) banquet-size tables along with volleyball net posts and horseshoe pits.

More Information
Frequently Asked Questions
Email the Local Ranger

Visitor Information:

Pagosa Ranger District, 2nd and Pagosa, P.O. Box 310 , Pagosa Springs, CO, 81147, Phone: 970-264-2268, Fax: 970-264-1538, TTY: 970-264-1539


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