Picket Wire Canyon

Comanche National Grassland

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CR-25 La Junta, CO 81050 719-384-2181 719-553-1400 Official Website

GPS: 37.6596, -103.5723

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Overview of Picket Wire Canyon

Pad Type dirt

Elevation 4,625 ft / 1,409 m

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Confirmed by 2 Users
Last reported 6/13/2019
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Last reported 5/27/2018
2 reviews
“Gorgeous & Remote”

Reviewed 6/13/2019

Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 1
Site Number: 3
Overall Rating

It’s a long, dusty, rutted dirt road to get here and there is no cell service (Verizon) but it was beautiful and well worth the drive. Picketwire Canyon Trailhead is right in the camping area making it a great morning hike. We didn’t make it the 5.3 miles our to the dinosaur tracks but will camp here again to make another attempt! Dry ... more

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MotherFlustered would stay here again

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“Gorgeous, Private Sites”

Reviewed 5/23/2019

Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 2
Site Number: 1
Overall Rating

Accessing this campsite is challenging after a rain, but not too bad if the road is dry. If the road is wet, I only recommend 4WD vehicles. The 4-5 designated sites share a pit toilet and are right at a trailhead that leads down to the Purgatoire River, the ruins of a an old missions, and dino tracks. The sites themselves back up to Pi... more

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1 review
“Remote and quiet”

Reviewed 5/27/2018

Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 1
Overall Rating

This dry camping site is at the trail head for Picketwire canyon and has approx 5 marked sites . Its a long dusty well graded dirt road out to the Corrals and then a mile or so on a smaller slow road to this camp site. The main attraction is to hike out to the dinosaur track bed about 5 miles each way . This area gets quite hot in ... more

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jadefam would stay here again

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Amenities

Hookups
  • dry camping
  • Dispersed Camping
Recreation
  • recreation trail
Site Amenities
  • fire ring
  • picnic table
Facilities
  • restrooms: vault

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