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Address: Alamosa, CO
Activities: Camping, Picnicking
Description: A popular campground near the Great Sands Dunes National Monument.

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I can't remember the site I had but ........ it was so nice. What I do remember it was a walk in first come first serve site. We had a small water falls right beside us... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
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Tottenham, Canada
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Tottenham, Canada
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47 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

I can't remember the site I had but ........ it was so nice. What I do remember it was a walk in first come first serve site. We had a small water falls right beside us, seriously I mean within a few feet of my tent and I had the pleasure of listening to this alllllll night long, (the crosses... More 

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Denver, CO
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16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 192 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

We stayed in site #71 (back-in) which had an ok view of sand dunes due to several trees blocking the view. Site is right next to #69 which looks down on #71 but no one on left side which was nice. No shade at this site. Bear box was convenient and pretty spacious. Site was average size - it was... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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51 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

First the good. You are as close as you can be to the sand dunes and the trails. The campground is quiet and wildlife will pass through without concern (we had a deer in our campsite). Now the bad. The campsites are very small. With a popup trailer we were still sticking out into the road (a little uncomfortable to... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

We stayed on site 058 in Pinyon Flats Campground, on our way to the Aspen area. Naturally, the main attraction for the kids was the water. At the time of our visit, no one could ride down the creek, but splashing was enjoyed by under 8 year old children. The adults favorite part was driving on the dirt/sand road below... More 

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Langley City, Canada
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283 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 222 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

If you are there to visit the sand dunes, this is the place to stay. There are clean bathrooms, though no showers on site. Not every site is suitable to tents. We made a reservation in the upper loop, so ensure we had a site (and given how far away from everything else this is, that was smart), but when... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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30 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We had never camped here before and site #34 is a back-in site with unobstructed views of the dunes. We were next to the trail that leads straight down to the creek an the dunes. The heated bathroom (with running water) was a very short distance away. Wonderful place to stay to see the dunes!

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New York
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108 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

This is a well maintained campground and the only place to stay inside of the park. The campground hosts were also very helpful. Views are great as well

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 via mobile

We stayed 3 nights and loved it. The view from our campsite was great. There are many options from open with views and shaded. The trail to the visitor center (1.3 miles one way) was a pleasant surprise as it was up on the hillside and away from the road.

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brooklyn
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5 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We usually disperse camp, so it is very hard for me to get used to not having privacy at some capgrounds. We were at site 81 for Loop 2 (Loop 2 is reservations only), and while it wasn't the most exposed site, it wasn't the most private. Next tie I would opt for #45 or #62. Neither of those sites... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013 via mobile

I love this area! Pinyon Flats is great for when I camp solo. I feel safe and enjoy the rangers quietly checking in on folks. Most spots are great, but hands down #64 is the tops! I come here at least twice per year and consider it a home away from home. It can be a bit noisy when people... More 

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Address: Address: Alamosa, CO
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Alamosa

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