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Carnero Guard Station

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About This Campground

Carnero Guard Station is situated in a high open meadow surrounded by forest at an elevation of 9,840 feet. The high-elevation cabin is located in the north-central area of the San Luis Valley in the Rio Grande National Forest.

The guard station was first proposed in 1907 by the Cochetopa…

Features

For Campers

  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Max Length: 40 ft.

Access

  • Drive In
    Park next to your campsite

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Location

Carnero Guard Station is located in Colorado

Directions

Carnero Guard Station may be reached by traveling south on Highway 285 approximately 15 miles south of Saguache to the La Garita turnoff (Road G). In La Garita proceed west on County Road 41G for approximately 17 miles. Look for the cabin on the right. NOTE: Forest Road 41G leading to the cabin is unimproved but may be traveled by passenger car, weather permitting. The cabin may also be accessed from Highway 114 west of Saguache, also on Forest Road 41G. During winter months, the cabin may be accessible only by snowmobile, skis or snowshoes.

Coordinates

37.9883335 N
106.42416697 W

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