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Trujillo Meadows

Trujillo Meadows

(Cumbres CO) In my quest for high elevation camping, I found Trujillo Meadows CG at 10,124ft. The road to it passed by many boondocking possibilities. Those visible from the highway were already occupied. At the campground, I found sites in several loops spread out on a hillside overlooking the lake. It was a fairly pretty […]

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Vallecito Carved Trees

Tree Carvings

(Vallecito CO) The Carved Trees of Vallecito Lake are a memorial to firefighters who died trying to protect the valley from the tremendously destructive Missionary Ridge fire in 2002. They were sculpted from some of the burnt trees using photos taken during the blaze. Images of firefighters, equipment, animals, and actual events were depicted. A […]

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Continental Reservoir

Continental Lake

(nr Creede CO) The road to my camp led beyond and to Continental Lake; I was curious. Turned out to be for fishing only, with no camping allowed. Located near the Continental Divide, at a high elevation, it was a pretty place. However, what got my attention were the interesting rock formations on the way. […]

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