Sacred White Shell Mountain

BLM

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Lake Como Rd.
Mosca, CO 81146
719-269-8500
303-239-3600
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GPS: 37.527, -105.5935

Last Price Paid: $0
Open Seasonally: Yes
Elevation: 7680 ft
Max Stay: 14

15 people have reviewed this location.

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Cell Phone Coverage

4bars
Verizon 4G/LTE
3bars
Verizon 3G
4bars
Verizon Voice Only
3bars
AT&T 4G/LTE
3bars
AT&T Voice Only
4bars
T-Mobile 4G/LTE
2bars
T-Mobile Voice Only
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Unknown_Normal
TX 35' Forest River Salem Hemisphere 276RK Ram 2500 Cummins
52 reviews
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Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 12

Unknown_Normal would stay here again

“Free 14-day BLM camping. Close to Great Sand Dunes NP. Wide open for solar.”

Reviewed Jan 10, 2019

Overall Rating

There are two open areas with fire pits down the dirt road good for a couple large rigs each. Road has washboards and is dusty, but any vehicle can travel. Further up the mountain road, small rigs, vans and tents have more camping options. We stayed in May 2018 and had 4 bars Verizon LTE. The area is mostly quiet except for some tr... more

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4bars
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Patsy
Chaptico, MD 17' Casita Freedom Deluxe 2012 Ford F 150 crew cab
2 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 2
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Patsy would stay here again

“The views and sunsets were stunning!!”

Reviewed Sep 27, 2018

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We didn't know what to expect, but we followed the directions, and we were not disappointed.
A washboard road in was a little daunting, and not a tree in sight. But, you can see for MILES. Pleasently surprised, and spent another night here. Plenty of room, although the sites aren't flat, easily leveled our trailer.

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3bars
Verizon 3G

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Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 2
Site Number: N/A

heidi would stay here again

“Great area, plenty of space!”

Reviewed Aug 17, 2018

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My coworker and I were in the area to visit Great Sand Dunes National Park and to watch the Perseid meteor showers. We stayed here two nights, rather than in the park campground, and I would definitely stay here again! It's wide open, so it can be windy; just make sure if you're using a tent that the rain fly is tied down/secured someh... more

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3bars
Verizon 4G/LTE

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wander.green
0' Ford E250
2 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 2

wander.green would stay here again

“Great Prairie Sunsets And Star Gazing!”

Reviewed Aug 13, 2018

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The drive into the road was very sandy but out 2 wheel drive van did great. Parked on the second large spot with fire pits still on the flat area before the road ascends up the mountain. There were 3 other cars/vans that joined us in that spot but everyone was very respectful and super quiet. We loved the cows that walked around in the... more

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3bars
Verizon 4G/LTE

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Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 0
“Super exposed location ”

Reviewed Aug 06, 2018

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I went to camp here but decided against it once I saw what it was - a scrubby hillside with nothing there. The one plus is that it isn’t far from the Great Sands National Park. I opted to pay for an annual SWA (State Wildlife Area) pass that gets you free entry into San Luis SWA a bit further down the road. There are bathrooms a... more

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Nikki
Austin, TX Ram 2500
15 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 1

Nikki would stay here again

“Wow!”

Reviewed Jul 13, 2018

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We camped in a tent, and the area is super windy, so we ended up leaving the flat areas behind to climb the very rough road up the mountainside where there are trees and bushes to provide some cover. No amenities to speak of, but the view! Wow! I don't recommend taking a trailer up to that part, but in the flat parts trailers would be... more

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3bars
AT&T 4G/LTE

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Nikki
Austin, TX Ram 2500
15 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 1

Nikki would stay here again

“Wow!”

Reviewed Jul 13, 2018

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We camped in a tent, and the area is super windy, so we ended up leaving the flat areas behind to climb the very rough road up the mountainside where there are trees and bushes to provide some cover. No amenities to speak of, but the view! Wow! I don't recommend taking a trailer up there, but in the flat parts trailers would be absolu... more

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3bars
AT&T 4G/LTE

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Changing Scenery
Meridianville, AL
6 reviews
Days stayed: 1

Changing Scenery would stay here again

“Quite spot ”

Reviewed May 23, 2018

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Easy to locate. The road in and out was a bit rough. About 15 or so miles from The Great Sand Dunes

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2bars
Verizon 3G

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Chris
25' Leprechuan
3 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 2

Chris would stay here again

“Close to Great Sand Dunes and Zapata Falls”

Reviewed May 20, 2018

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The road is bumpy but doable with an RV. Enjoy great view and quiet sleep.

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srad
Grand Cherokee
1 review
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 1

srad would stay here again

“Beautiful!”

Reviewed Apr 03, 2018

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I didn't have a problem with cleanliness when I stayed, and I would recommend getting there early as spots seemed to fill. Beautiful spot right under the mountain, and close to the Great Sand Dunes National Park. Don't forget to look up when the sun goes down.

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3bars
Verizon 4G/LTE

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