The Mogote location is in La Jara, Colorado
81140. This page provides detailed contact information for this campground location including the campground phone number, office hours, reservation information and driving directions.

If you have any questions about the Mogote facility, or if you need to reserve a campsite, then call the campground listed below.

Conejos Peak Rd 15571 Cr T-5

La Jara

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Campground information La Jara, Colorado


Mogote Campground is located along the Conejos River, making it a perfect location for fishing and hiking. The pleasant campground is well shaded by groves of ponderosa pine and a mixture of cottonwood, spruce, willow and aspen.

The campground is also in close proximity to the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad, home of America’s highest and longest, coal fired, steam operated narrow-gauge railroad.


The Conejos River is a Gold Medal River, offering a high potential for trophy trout fishing. Rainbow and brown trout are the most common species in the river. Popular hikes include the 15-mile Elk Creek Trail and the 10.9-mile South Fork Conejos Trail.


Campsites are equipped with picnic tables and campfire rings with grills. Vault toilets, drinking water and trash bins are provided. An accessible toilet is located in the upper loop.

No electric hookups are available. Firewood can be purchased on site.

Natural Features

The campground sits at an elevation of 8,400 feet, and is separated into an upper and lower loop. The lower loop sits along the fast-flowing Conejos River and many sites face the water. The campground is perched in a wooded section along the river valley.

Rio Grande National Forest stretches across 1.86 million acres in south-central Colorado. The forest encompasses a myriad of ecosystems ranging from high elevation desert at 7,600 feet above sea level to rocky crags at over 14,300 feet in the majestic Sangre de Cristo Mountains.

Nearby Attractions

The Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad can be accessed from Antonito. The train makes a 640-mile journey through abandoned mining towns, creating great entertainment for young and old.

Frequently Asked Questions About Conejos Peak Rd 15571 Cr T-5 La Jara, CO

How do I make a reservation with Mogote?

To make reservations at Mogote, you can call the office at 719-376-2535.

Where is Mogote located?

The Mogote is located at Conejos Peak Rd 15571 Cr T-5 in La Jara,
. This is the location you will need to go to for camping and information.

Does Mogote have tent or RV camping?

Mogote offers both tent and RV camping, but to confirm you will need to call the office at 719-376-2535 to make sure things haven’t changed.

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