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Blue Lake Campground

Pike-San Isabel National Forests & Cimarron and Comanche National Grasslands

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FR-422 La Veta, CO 81055 719-269-8500 719-545-8737 Official Website

GPS: 37.3127, -105.1388

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  • Amenities

Overview of Blue Lake Campground

Closed due to significant damage as a result of trees being blown down on some campsites.
Reservations at least 4 days in advance. Friday and Saturday night minimum required stay on weekends. 3 nights minimum on holiday weekends. Walk-ups are exempt from the nightly minimum.

Number of Sites 15

Pad Type dirt

Reservations yes

Open Seasonally June to Sept

Elevation 10,465 ft / 3,189 m

Max Stay 14

Max Length 40 ft

Tent Camping Yes

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Reviews of Blue Lake Campground 2 people have reviewed this location.

Ratings Summary

Overall Rating
Site Quality
9 reviews
“Peaceful and cooler than lower elevations.”

Reviewed 7/17/2021

Nightly rate: $21
Days stayed: 2
Site Number: 13
RV Length: 16' (Travel Trailer)
Overall Rating

Our site was right on a stream! Level site, good spacing. Hiking 2 mile trail was beautiful. Camping fee includes use of Bear Lake, tons of fish. We took our SUP and had a nice paddle. Could drive into Cuchara for cell service and a burger.

Site Quality

TravelEze would stay here again

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3 reviews
“One of our most favorite National Forest campgrounds.”

Reviewed 3/3/2015

Nightly rate: $17
Days stayed: 5
RV Length: 21'
Overall Rating

OPEN SEASON: 05/08/2015 - 10/12/2015

We have camped here more than 6 time in the past 10 years.

Water: Hand pump from a well
Restroom: 2 double vault accessible toilets.

Site Quality

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“Closed due to downed trees.”

noted 6/28/2023

Campground closed. Check for details.

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  • dry camping
  • picnic area
  • recreation trail
Site Amenities
  • big rig
  • fire ring
  • picnic table
  • restrooms: vault
  • trash
  • water available
  • pets
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