Colorado BLM

Learn about camping and boondocking on lands managed by Colorado Bureau of Land Management

Shavano Wildlife Management Area

Shavano WMA, Salida, CO Shavano Wildlife Management Area is named after, “Mt. Shavano”, one of the many “fourteeners” that mountain climbers have put on their “to do” lists. The WMA lies at the south-western base of the mountain and serves as a launching point for hikers and climbers. It also offers some idyllic camping for boondockers and RVers. You get there from the town of Poncha Springs, by taking US-50 west and then turning north along County Rd 250, and taking it all the way into the boondocking area. The road turns to hard packed gravel, and become rather washboarded. It ... Read more

Sacred White Shell Mountain

BLM Sacred White Shell Mountain, Camping The name, “Sacred White Shell Mountain” is a misnomer. The official name of the mountain is “Mt. Blanca”, or more affectionately known as, “Blanca Peak”, one of the many “fourteeners” that mountain climbers have on their to do list. The road leading up to the peak offers several places where RVers can camp. The higher up in elevation you go, the better the views of the San Luis Valley, and the better Verizon 4G signal you can get. But, this area can get crowded during the weekends. You will tend to see a lot ... Read more

High North Campground, Grand Junction, CO

Rabbit Valley, High North Camping Area Rabbit Valley, Colorado is part of the greater McInnis Canyon National Conservation Area. Because it’s designated for use as an OHV (off-highway vehicle) area, you can expect to hear dirt bikes, quads, and side-by-sides running past your campsite all day long. Weekends are the heaviest times of the week, while weekdays tend to be quieter. High North Camping Area is located on the north side of I-70, accessed by Rabbit Valley Rd, the first (or last) exit along the freeway just a few miles from the Utah border. A dirt road turns left and runs ... Read more

Dispersed Camping Near Buena Vista, CO

Dispersed Camping near Buena Vista, CO has become increasingly popular due to its close proximity to numerous mountain hiking trails and river rafting fun. This area is right in the middle of Arkansas River Headwaters Recreation Area.