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Lake Side Camping

On Cumbres Pass In The Rio Grande National Forest - near Antonito CO - Off hwy 17 just north of the cumbres-toltec train station turn down the forest road toward the signs for Trujillo meadows the first left takes you behind the cumbres-Toltec train station on a dirt road. 4wd is not necessary although there are pot holes and other obstructions related to a dirt road. There are a few spots to pull off the road and camp. They are big enough for a small camper, van, or tent. Just down the hill from the camp site pads is sizable pond. No hookups/amenities. Attractions in the area: the camp site is a short walk from the famous continental divide trail. The train is an old steam train that you can ride for a fee. I’ve seen loads of folks just taking pictures of/with it. Trujillo meadows lake was drained in 2018-2019 so fishing is likely better suited for the many streams and rivers in the area. Tons of wildlife in the area. Cowboys can be seen tending to cattle or sheep on horseback. Elk, mule deer and bighorn sheep are a common site. Starting in September the area will be occupied with hunters so be mindful when in the woods.

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