Sacred White Shell Mountain

BLM

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Lake Como Rd. Mosca, CO 81146 719-269-8500 303-239-3600 Official Website

GPS: 37.527, -105.5935

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

Accessibility is not guaranteed, always scout ahead before driving down dirt roads.
Learn more: Boondocking 101

29 people have reviewed this location.

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AKramer13
CO 33' Heartland Prowler
4 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 0
“Didn’t end up staying ”

Reviewed Aug 20, 2019

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Road was bumpy and dusty, there were a couple pullouts that RVs can get to. We thought we would give it a shot, first pullout was full of a group of truck campers with their jeeps. They appeared to be getting ready to party and have a massive bonfire. We went to the second loop where there was one other RV. There was plenty of room for... more

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TheBoat
FL 21' Roadtrek Zion
1 review
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 0
Site Number: 0
“Just couldn’t stay”

Reviewed Aug 06, 2019

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This site is easy to get to but stark and open. We arrived to three other RVs and a random mattress and RV/Marine toilet out in the open (?) arranged in a semi-circle. All the best views were taken and we didn’t want to stare at the highway. Opted to stay elsewhere (See Smith Reservoir review).

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2 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 1

Karen would stay here again

“Perfect for what we needed for the night. Great scenery!”

Reviewed Aug 04, 2019

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Easy access off of 160. Multiple pull-offs from the dirt road allows space for several cars, tents, or campers each, but as you go further up the trail the pull-off areas become less level, so you would be wise to get here earlier to get a spot on more level ground if you’re planning to stay with a trailer or motor home. Good service... more

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3bars
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Dertwolf
Atlanta, GA Chevrolet AstroVan
1 review
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 1

Dertwolf would stay here again

“Beautiful!!”

Reviewed Jul 31, 2019

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About a 20-25 minute drive from Great Sand Dunes Visitor Center. Pretty easy to access, just a bit of a drive on a gravel road. The sites are just very large areas where multiple people can stay. There were 3 other vehicles where I was, so it's not very private, but free and easy and very beautiful, so I am not complaining. The sun... more

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Nomad Reign RV
Apalachicola, FL 19' Oliver Legacy Elite Toyota Tacoma TRD Sport 4x4
74 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 1
Site Number: NA

Nomad Reign RV would stay here again

“amazing drive through some of the greatest scenery ever”

Reviewed Jul 16, 2019

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Words and photographs will never do justice to our free campsite at Sacred White Shell Mountain BLM. Any direction you look from our campsite is a wide vista over vast summer plains painted a yellow gold and sharp green. The brown soil and hugely perfect blue skies speckled with brilliant white clouds make this setting jump out at you,... more

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2bars
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3 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 1

Arete would stay here again

“Busy but beautiful ”

Reviewed Jul 13, 2019

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The spots were easy to find, but lots of cow poop. The cattle guard at the beginning of the road was lethal, I bottomed out on it, so go really slow. The views were amazing, and the sunset was one of the best I’ve ever seen. The cows came by and hung out at my camp spot for awhile. It’s the busy with people driving by all night and all... more

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2bars
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Bounding Around
31' Fleetwood Bounder
19 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 6

Bounding Around would stay here again

“WINDY! But, great views close to a National Park”

Reviewed Jul 06, 2019

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We chose this BLM campground because it is right outside of Great Sand Dunes National Park. There are several sites along Lake Como Road. The type of vehicle you have determines how far up the road/secluded you can get. We were there over Memorial Day Weekend and it was packed. However, there are tons of sites and plenty of space f... more

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Meandering Life
30' Forest River Rockwood Ram 2500
70 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 11
Site Number: n/a

Meandering Life would stay here again

“Great BLM spot near Great Sand Dunes National Park”

Reviewed Jun 30, 2019

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We stayed a week and half in late June 2019. The camping areas are very easy to find and are directly off Lake Como Road which is off Hwy 150 (main road that leads to Great Sand Dunes NP). There is a BLM sign at the turn to the right. The GPS coordinates will take you to the correct area. There are several camping areas as you driv... more

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3bars
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3bars
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afamilyoutside
Boone, NC 24' Coachmen 220QB
2 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 8

afamilyoutside would stay here again

“Wind, Cows, and Views!”

Reviewed Jun 20, 2019

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Staying at the base of Mt Blanc was our first foray into boondocking, and boy was it an experience. We would have stayed the allotted 14 days, but we ran out of things to do in the area. The only real thing to do here is Great Sand Dunes National Park, but there's a lot to do within the park itself. We went just about every day, as we ... more

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3bars
Sprint 3G
3bars
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RobiVentures
SD 39' Montana Ford F350
10 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 5
Site Number: Dispersed

RobiVentures would stay here again

“Wind, wind & more wind, but beautiful 360 degrees views”

Reviewed May 28, 2019

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There’s a slight drop through the entrance getting in & out, but nothing major. The dirt road is washboard in areas & dusty, but go slow & you’ll be fine. Any vehicle/rig should have no trouble driving down it. There seems to be 2-3 large pull off open areas with fire pits down the dirt road, that can fit 2-5 big rigs each...depending ... more

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4bars
AT&T 4G/LTE
3bars
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2bars
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