Camper submitted image from Home Mountain Reservoir SWA - Dispersed Campsites - 1
View All
Camper submitted image from Home Mountain Reservoir SWA - Dispersed Campsites - 2
Nature
Camper submitted image from Home Mountain Reservoir SWA - Dispersed Campsites - 3
Water
Camper submitted image from Home Mountain Reservoir SWA - Dispersed Campsites - 4
People
Camper submitted image from Home Mountain Reservoir SWA - Dispersed Campsites - 5
Roads

Free Camping Collection

Dispersed Camping

Home Mountain Reservoir SWA - Dispersed Campsites

10 Reviews

About

State Park

This is an irrigation reservoir that's stocked throughout the summer with trout. Camping and restrooms are available. NOTE: Reservoir is open to ice fishing during the winter.

Interactive Map: https://ndismaps.nrel.colostate.edu/index.html?app=FishingAtlas&keyword=fspot&value=262

Fishing Coldwater lake

Recreation Camping, Boating

Facilities Boat Ramp, Restrooms

Restrictions Colorado Parks and Wildlife reminds visitors to check current hunting, fishing and land use regulations when planning to visit a State Wildlife Area. Refer to the Recreational Lands Brochure, as well as the Fishing and Hunting Regulation Brochures located on the Regulations Brochures Page. State Wildlife Area visitors can also find rules and regulations information in Chapter 9 Regulations.​

Suggest an Edit

The Dyrt Alerts

Get reservations at sold-out campgrounds.

Learn More

Access

  • Drive-In
    Park next to your site

Stay Connected

  • WiFi
    Unknown
  • Verizon
    Unknown
  • AT&T
    Unknown
  • T-Mobile
    Unknown

Site Types

  • Dispersed

Features

For Campers

  • Phone Service
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

Rent an RV near San Luis, Colorado

Find RVs Nearby

Reviews

Add Review

5 Stars

4 Stars

3 Stars

2 Stars

1 Star

60%
20%
10%
10%
0%

4.5

out of 5

10 Reviews

Annie G.
Reviewed May. 31, 2022

Great dispersed campsite. Amazing views!

Got here late and there were many other RVs/ campers there but plenty of space. We went up further the 2nd night which I highly recommend. There are tons of little pull off areas that you can set up camp and are far enough away from other people that you feel safe but private. The views are unbeatable surrounded my mountains and hills just a short drive to the dunes!

Sitedispersed site towards mountain
Month of VisitJune
  • Review photo of Home Mountain Reservoir SWA - Dispersed Campsites by Annie G., May 31, 2022
  • Review photo of Home Mountain Reservoir SWA - Dispersed Campsites by Annie G., May 31, 2022
D
Reviewed Aug. 1, 2021

Confusing CO state information

Ok. First off this is Sunday Aug 1st,2021. The road in says private property. The directions using ice house rd are accurate from the north side. Here’s the problem. I have screen grabs from the official state of CO website. One reads that this is no longer an SWA and the other reads that it is an SWA. i uploaded a pic.

The camping area is packed dirt with odd roads - paths probably created by OHVs and jeep /4x4 trucks. Homemade rock lined fire rings.

Only come in daylight as others recommend. We had 2 different OHVs ride through our campsite. Most seem to be locals that have fun riding the perimeter of the lake. We are camped about 600yards, yes 600 yards (nice) away from others. Not big rig friendly on the north side. You need high ground clearance campers and truck in many areas. This place is best suited to small campers and tents.

It is so beautiful and free. When we drove in the sun was high and the lake appeared emerald. I would NOT drop my trailer and leave my possessions alone / unsupervised. A couple of joy riders took interest in our solar panels and setup. Just saying

Sitenot numbered-dispersed
Month of VisitSeptember
  • Review photo of Home Mountain Reservoir SWA - Dispersed Campsites by David J., August 1, 2021
SThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jul. 26, 2021

Great weekday camping

We arrived here on a Sunday and neighbors around us left and it was nice and peaceful.
A couple guys pulling a boat out said they were catching fish.

Pulling a 21’ trailer on a maintained dirt road. Apparent evidence of flash flooding along side of the road but didn’t seem to effect a very packed main part. Drove in through large acre residential properties.

Watched a dark storm circle around us but no rain.

Small beautiful lake surrounded by mountains! We’re used to cold water lakes and took a dunk and it was pleasant. Disappointed to see some trash along the beach area.

We came in on Icehouse road and it took us right to the north end camping area where there is a boat ramp. We’ll have to explore how to get to the other side of the lake as there doesn’t appear a way to drive around the lake from the north side.

Yes Zapata Falls and the Great Sand Dunes fairly close; used our Senior lifetime park pass.
Ft Garland 5 miles.

Weren’t sure if this was just an overnighter but will stay a day or two more!

SiteFirst site to left of the ramp
Month of VisitAugust
  • Review photo of Home Mountain Reservoir SWA - Dispersed Campsites by Shari M., July 26, 2021
  • Review photo of Home Mountain Reservoir SWA - Dispersed Campsites by Shari M., July 26, 2021
  • Review photo of Home Mountain Reservoir SWA - Dispersed Campsites by Shari M., July 26, 2021

Location

Home Mountain Reservoir SWA - Dispersed Campsites is located in Colorado

Detail location of campground

Directions

GMU: 83 From Ft. Garland, go 2.5 miles east on HWY 160 to Trinchera Ranch Road; then 2 miles south to Icehouse Road; then 1 mile west to north entrance. Or, continue 1 mile south to south entrance.

Coordinates

37.266374877551534 N
105.4035087992617 W

Open in Google Maps