Poncha Springs Visitor's Center

Dump Station

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Hwy 285
Salida, CO 81201
719-539-6882
Official Website

GPS: 38.5218, -106.0807

Price: $7

3 people have reviewed this location.

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2bars
Verizon 4G
3bars
Verizon 3G
13 reviews
“$10 automated dump station”

Reviewed Apr 19, 2018

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Get your hose ready. Do the credit card thing. Cap will unlock for a limited amount of time. Get your hose in the hole without letting the cap go back down.

Tried to use the non-potable water for a rinse but it was shut off.

Potable water accessible on building near dump station.

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This review is the opinion of a Campendium member and not of Campendium.com


5 reviews
Price: $7

11Blade would use this facility again

“Cheaper and easier to use than Forest Service dump”

Reviewed Mar 05, 2017

Overall Rating

I used Poncha Springs for dumping and water from July-October over the Forest Service dump site, even though it was further to drive to in some cases. It was easier to use in the early summer because they had a major forest fire in the area. The Forest Service site was a Base Camp for all the fire workers. I would have been trying to n... more

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2bars
Verizon 4G
3bars
Verizon 3G

This review is the opinion of a Campendium member and not of Campendium.com


15 reviews
Price: $7
“Highway robbery ”

Reviewed Sep 23, 2016

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The price to dump here is $7 by credit card only. The price to drink is $5. So if you need the full treatment it's a whopping $12! And this is Poncha Springs "Welcome" Center! I only had about 10 gallons to dump before I went over the pass so I paid the price. It's really a major safety issue in a mountainous state with no dump station... more

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This review is the opinion of a Campendium member and not of Campendium.com


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Recreation:
  • picnic area
Site Amenities:
  • picnic table
Facilities:
  • dump station
  • restrooms: flush
  • water available
Pets:
  • pets

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