Top Equestrian Camping near San Luis, CO

Are you an equestrian lover who prefers a more rustic experience when you visit San Luis? Finding a place to camp in Colorado with your horse is easier than ever. At The Dyrt, you can find top-rated spots for horse camping, as reviewed by campers.

Best Equestrian Camping Sites Near San Luis, CO (8)

    Camper-submitted photo from Rio Costilla Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Rio Costilla Park
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    Camper-submitted photo from Rio Costilla Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Rio Costilla Park

    1.

    Rio Costilla Park

    8 Reviews
    23 Photos
    183 Saves
    Red River, New Mexico

    Rio Costilla ~ Pristine Wilderness is located in Northern Taos County, New Mexico. Lush forests offer Spring & Summer Recreation through Labor Day Weekend and are a Hunter’s Paradise throughout the year.

    Camping, Fishing, Hiking, Bike Riding, Rock Hounding, and just plain Relaxing are among many activities to be enjoyed during warmer months of the year in Rio Costilla Park.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • RVs
    • Tents
    • Group
    • Equestrian

    $30 / night

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    Camper-submitted photo from Purgatoire Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Purgatoire Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Purgatoire Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Purgatoire Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Purgatoire Campground

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    Purgatoire Campground

    6 Reviews
    17 Photos
    47 Saves
    Weston, Colorado

    Overview

    Purgatoire Campground is nestled near the headwaters of the Purgatoire River in the beautiful Culebra Range of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. The primitive campground is laid out on two loops. One is a large grassy meadow with sites that accommodate equestrian campers and one that is wooded with aspen and spruce.Constructed by the Youth Conservation Corp in 1976, Purgatoire was originally named Potato Patch Campground. The river provides nice fishing and a trailhead attracts hikers and horseback riders.

    Recreation

    The North Fork Trail # 1309 is located on the north end of the campground and offers non-motorized access to hikers, cyclists, and horseback riders. The 5-mile trail delights with mountain vistas and shade from forested terrain. The river, which is creek-sized at these upper reaches, provides opportunities for anglers to cast for trout.

    Facilities

    The North Fork Trail # 1309 is located on the north end of the campground and offers non-motorized access to hikers, cyclists, and horseback riders. The 5-mile trail delights with mountain vistas and shade from forested terrain. The river, which is creek-sized at these upper reaches, provides opportunities for anglers to cast for trout.

    Natural Features

    The campground is in an aspen and conifer forest near the North Fork River at an elevation of 9,800 feet. The river, also known as the Purgatoire River, flows 196 miles to the confluence of the Arkansas River. Pike-San Isabel National Forest includes over a million acres of wilderness and over half of Colorado's mountain peaks that reach above 14,000 feet.

    Nearby Attractions

    The nearby towns of Stonewall and Cuchara offer shopping and restaurants.

    Charges & Cancellations

    Cancellations Individual Campsites: Cancellations up to 2 days before a reservation start date incur a $10.00 cancellation fee.__ A visitor who cancels a reservation the day before or on the day of arrival will pay a $10.00 service fee AND forfeit the first night's use fee including tax and applicable add-on for a campsite. Cancellations for a one-night reservation will forfeit the entire amount paid and will not be subject to an additional service fee. No-Shows A no-show visitor is one who does not arrive at a campground and does not cancel the reservation by check-out time on the day after the scheduled arrival date. Staff will hold a campsite until check-out time on the day following the arrival date. No-shows are assessed $20.00 service fee and forfeit the first night's rate, taxes and applicable add-on for a campsite.____ Refunds Visitors may submit a refund request through their Recreation.gov profile within 7 days of the end date of their reservation. Refunds will not be issued after the 7 days has ended. Refunds for debit or credit card payments will be issued as a credit to the original bank or credit card used to pay. For check or cash purchases, Recreation.gov will mail a Treasury check for refunds of cash, check, or money order payments to the address associated with the reservation. Treasury check refunds may take up to 6-8 weeks to arrive.__ In the event of an emergency closure, the Recreation.gov team or facility manager will refund all fees and will attempt to notify you using the contact information within the Recreation.gov visitor profile.

    • Pets
    • Phone Service
    • RVs
    • Tents
    • Equestrian
    • Standard (Tent/RV)

    $23 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Cimarron Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Cimarron Campground
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    3.

    Cimarron Campground

    10 Reviews
    46 Photos
    146 Saves
    Red River, New Mexico

    Overview

    Cimarron Campground is located in the scenic Valle Vidal within Carson National Forest in northern New Mexico, at an elevation of 9,300 feet. The sites are tucked among spruce, aspen and fir trees, and the camp offers an open range feel. Visitors have opportunities to enjoy a variety of recreational activities in a picturesque setting. Viewing wildlife and simply relaxing in the mountain air are popular activities.

    Recreation

    Anglers can fish for Rio Grande cutthroat trout in Comanche Creek and the Rio Pueblo. Nearby Shuree Ponds offers excellent fishing. The smaller pond is a fishing hole for kids 12 and under. The main pond is stocked with rainbow trout and is also popular for float tubing. The area around the campground is open to horseback riding, and there are few maintained trails. Elk and deer hunting is excellent.

    Facilities

    Anglers can fish for Rio Grande cutthroat trout in Comanche Creek and the Rio Pueblo. Nearby Shuree Ponds offers excellent fishing. The smaller pond is a fishing hole for kids 12 and under. The main pond is stocked with rainbow trout and is also popular for float tubing. The area around the campground is open to horseback riding, and there are few maintained trails. Elk and deer hunting is excellent.

    Natural Features

    Some of the finest mountain scenery in the Southwest is found in the 1.5 million acres within the Carson National Forest. Elevations range from 6,000 feet to 13,161 feet at Wheeler Peak, the highest in New Mexico. Big game animals roam the Carson, including mule deer, elk, antelope, black bear, mountain lion and bighorn sheep. Many species of smaller animals and songbirds can also been found in the forest. Cimarron Campground is located within the beautiful Valle Vidal, a Spanish term meaning "Valley of Life," of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. Shuree Ponds, Comanche Creek and the Rio Pueblo are all near the campground, offering excellent fishing.

    contact_info

    For facility specific information, please call (928) 537-8888.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • RVs
    • Tents
    • Group
    • Equestrian

    $22 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Sacred White Shell Mountain Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Sacred White Shell Mountain Campground
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    Camper-submitted photo from The Chicken Ranch
    Camper-submitted photo from The Chicken Ranch

    5.

    The Chicken Ranch

    2 Reviews
    2 Photos
    4 Saves
    Antonito, Colorado
    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • RVs
    • Tents

    $20 - $65 / night

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      The Mesita Ranch

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      1 Save
      Costilla, New Mexico
      • Pets
      • Fires
      • Phone Service
      • Reservable
      • ADA Access
      • RVs

      $10 - $11 / night

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          Holbrook Road

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          7 Saves
          Blanca, Colorado
          • Pets
          • RVs
          • Tents
          • Group
          • Equestrian
          • Standard (Tent/RV)

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