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Rito Hondo, San Juan and Jemez Mountains, Colorado

   

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AMENITIES:
Fishing
Boating
Cabins
Restrooms
Store

Activities: boating, fishing, hiking and horseback riding

There are of course restrooms at this campground. There's such an incredible array of things to do in the vicinity of Rito Hondo, and camping is such an enjoyable activity, and this is a glorious site to do that.
Colorado is a glorious site for campers. Some activities here at Rito Hondo are swimming, whitewater paddling, fishing, and hiking, so getting bored is not something that is likely to happen.
This campground is located in the gorgeous San Juan and Jemez Mountains. The wonderful choice of local attractions,
 
    and the wonderful variety of outdoors recreation will make you delighted you came.
The kind environment and all the cool stuff beat anything.
If you enjoy whitewater, there is the Rio Grande Reservoir to 12 miles above Creede
 sector, a category III-IV whitewater bit on Rio Grande, 8 miles from start to finish. This bit of Rio Grande is a cool bit for kayak paddling. If you are going kayak paddling, you have to always check the latest conditions. The Rough Creek Trail is a good hiking trail close to Rito Hondo, and if you're looking for some flowing water? Try Rito Hondo Creek. All year is a nice time in the San Juan and Jemez Mountains if you go for the outdoors. Going for a hike on the McKenzie Stock Driveway is always a tremendous adventure, and what would winter be without some skiing at Kendall Mountain. This campground is a perfect location to pop by. There is a great hiking trail near Rito Hondo called  
the Long Ridge Stock Driveway, and not far from Rito Hondo you'll discover Lake San Cristobal which is a picturesque lake. If the weather is good here at Rito Hondo, you can go for a hike along the Cebolla Trail.  

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Other campgrounds near Rito Hondo, San Juan and Jemez Mountains, Colorado:

   Spring Creek Campground, Hinsdale County, 3 miles away
      
   San Juan - Teal, Lake City, 4 miles away
      
   Silver Thread, Lake City, 4 miles away
      
   South Clear Creek Falls Campground, Hinsdale County, 4 miles away
      
   North Clear Creek Campground, Hinsdale County, 4 miles away
      
   Bristol Head, Creede, 5 miles away
      
   Crooked Creek, Lake City, 6 miles away
      
   Highlander RV Campground, Lake City, 6 miles away
      
   River Fork Camper Park, Lake City, 6 miles away
      
   Castle Lakes Campground Resort, Lake City, 6 miles away
      

Paddling Rivers Near Rito Hondo, San Juan and Jemez Mountains, Colorado:

   Rio Grande, Hinsdale County, 10 miles away
      Class III-IV - 8 miles long (Rio Grande Reservoir to 12 miles above Creede)

   Lake Fork Gunnison River, Hinsdale / Gunnison County, 12 miles away
      Class III - 3.6 miles long (Lake City Town Run)

   Henson Creek, Hinsdale County, 17 miles away
      Class IV-V - 6.7 miles long (Above Nellie Creek to 1/2 mile from Lake City)

   Cebolla River, Gunnison County, 22 miles away
      Class II - 10 miles long (Highway 149 to Blue Mesa Reservoir)

   Lake Fork Gunnison River, Hinsdale / Gunnison County, 24 miles away
      Class IV-V - 5 miles long (Redbridge to Blue Mesa Reservoir)


Public Lands near Rito Hondo, San Juan and Jemez Mountains, Colorado:

   Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park, Gunnison - CO, 50 miles away
      
   Curecanti National Recreation Area, Gunnison - CO, 50 miles away
      
   San Juan National Forest, Colorado, 25 miles away


Trails near Rito Hondo, San Juan and Jemez Mountains, Colorado:

   Cebolla Trail, Hinsdale County, 9 miles away

   Rough Creek Trail, Hinsdale County, 9 miles away

   Long Ridge Stock Driveway, Mineral County, 11 miles away

   Fern Creek Stock Driveway, Hinsdale County, 12 miles away

   McKenzie Stock Driveway, Mineral County, 12 miles away

   Bondholder Trail, Hinsdale County, 15 miles away

   Skyline Trail, Hinsdale County, 15 miles away


Lakes Near Rito Hondo, San Juan and Jemez Mountains, Colorado:

   Lake San Cristobal, Hinsdale County, 9 miles away

   Ruby Lake, Hinsdale County, 11 miles away

   Seepage Lake, Mineral County, 12 miles away


Current weather conditions at Rito Hondo, San Juan and Jemez Mountains, Colorado
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Local climate location: LAKE CITY 6 miles away


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