Purgatoire Campground

San Isabel National Forest

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CR-34
Weston, CO 81091
719-269-8500
719-553-1400
Reservations: 877-444-6777
Official Website

GPS: 37.2536, -105.1097

Last Price Paid: $17
Number of Sites: 23
Reservations: Yes
Open Seasonally: May-Sept.
Elevation: 9751 ft
Max Length: 40 ft
Tent Camping: Yes

1 person has reviewed this location.

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Nathan @ Wand'rly

14 Volkswagen Bus, Champagne Edition, Riviera Campwagen
290 reviews
Nightly rate: $17
Days stayed: 1
Site Number: 5

Nathan @ Wand'rly would stay here again

“Louise just makes it all too concise and too clear”

Reviewed Jun 24, 2017

Overall Rating

Visions of Johanna has never sounded better than on the short dirt road up to this beautifully named national forest campground. We pass free campsite after free campsite on the road in, all occupied on a Saturday afternoon.

We're lucky to snag the last spot in the campground, despite the unseasonal rain. Our cell phones haven't worked for miles and there's nothing but the sound of the coyotes and our campfire's crackle to get in the way of endless pristine views of aspens and spruce forests.

The campground host told us you get 50% off camping if you've got a National Parks pass. They also sold wood, decent sized bundles for $6.

The only downside I guess is they do the reservations thing, with a handful of first come first serve spots...so campsites go empty from people who don't show up while others have to drive away.

Vault toilets clean and drafty compliment the bear boxes for food scraps. Otherwise it's pack it in, pack it the hell back out type camping. The drive from here north on CO 12 is absolutely gorgeous and Cuchara and La Veta are towns worth stopping in. Just a great way to get into the Rockies!

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Hookups:
  • dry camping
Recreation:
  • fishing
  • picnic area
  • recreation trail
Site Amenities:
  • fire ring
  • picnic table
Facilities:
  • restrooms: vault
  • trash
  • water available
Pets:
  • pets

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