Vallecito Lake, Colorado Picture: Relaxing - Check out Tripadvisor members' 4,062 candid photos and videos. Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult. BBQ area, flat-screen TV's, WiFi, and close National Forest access just outside your door. Our kitchens come fully set up for cooking, along with fresh clean towels for the bathrooms and full linens for the bedrooms. The Wolf Cabin sleeps up to 6 and a queen bed in a large private bedroom and a sleeper sofa in the living room. Browse our inventory of clean, fully equipped Vallecito Lake Cabins and Vacation Homes. Sites are equipped with a picnic table and campfire ring. Visit Website. It is some distance from the reservoir but abuts Vallecito Creek. Vallecito Resort, located near Durango, Colorado, is the perfect destination for both the full time RV'er who wants to summer in the coolness of the mountains as well as the vacationer who has just a week or two to spend in the great outdoors. Vault toilets and drinking water are provided. Imagine laying a blanket out, opening a bottle of wine and emptying your picnic basket to prepare a wonderful lunch with a spectacular view. Ten shaded picnic sites are on a gentle hillside near the water. Situated in the mountains, this romantic cottage is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Vallecito Lake and 1.8 mi (2.8 km) from Lemon Reservoir. mobile home located at 59 Pine Ln, Vallecito Lake Bayfield, CO, 81122 on sale now for $176000. Located 30 minutes from downtown Bayfield, CO and 45 minutes from downtown Durango, CO, it is the premier recreational lake in the four corners area. The dam on the south side created a great place to get away from it all and fish. Weminuche Wilderness and Lake SImpatico Trailhead are also within 9 … Saved by Road Trip for 2 Water is available at scattered locations throughout the campground. Explore the Area Get out and explore the beautiful scenery as you walk on one of Vallecito’s many hiking trails. Located just 24 miles from downtown Durango, CO, this Vallecito Lake Cabin Rental is … Picnickers will want to make use of a large covered picnic … It makes an excellent day trip out of Durango, with all of your classic lake activities offered. Enjoy casual hikes, relaxing picnics, and sun bathing along the beautiful 12 miles of shoreline. This cozy lake front cabin has a large deck overlooking the lake and a rock fireplace. Vallecito Lake is an all-sports lake and extremely popular with boat owners who come to enjoy sailing, water skiing, tubing, wind surfing, pontooning, canoeing and kayaking. In fact, the Lake Walking Trail goes around the circumference of the lake. Log in to get trip updates and message other travellers. The campground is large and very popular. A youth area offers additional camping possibilities. Nov 4, 2015 - Just east of Durango, Vallecito Lake features restaurants, cabins, RV and public campgrounds, and picnic areas all around the lake. It also has a full kitchen, one bathroom, and a private picnic BBQ area. In your cabin you will find a fully furnished kitchen, linens and bedding. Sheltered in a secluded mountain valley 8,000 feet above sea level, Vallecito Lake is one of the largest and most beautiful bodies of water in Colorado. Also nearby is the Vallecito Lake Country Market. Get Directions. Vallecito Lake full service marinas offer fishing boats, pontoons, canoes, and paddleboats. Bayfield, CO 81122. Vallecito Lake is a beautiful lake outside of Durango. There are 44 primitive campsites at Vallecito with tables, fire rings, and barbecue stoves, as well as eight equestrian campsites with corrals. Pine River Lodge offers a wide variety of mountain cabins accommodating up to thirteen guests per cabin. Colorado Tourism; Colorado Accommodation; Colorado Bed and Breakfast; Colorado Holiday Rentals; Colorado Holiday Packages; Colorado Flights; Colorado Restaurants Welcome to Bear Paw Lodge, we offer quiet, comfortable, and affordable One, Two, and Three Bedroom Cabins near Vallecito Lake in colorful Colorado just 25 minutes from Historic downtown Durango. Vallecito Lake National Park Campground in Bayfield is … Old Timers Picnic Area: Old Timers is on the south shore of Vallecito Reservoir, 2 miles south of Graham Creek Campground. to get trip updates and message other travellers. Sites are equipped with a picnic table and campfire ring. Many offer fireplaces, views of the lake, and all are nestled among the towering pines. See more ideas about Lake, Colorado, Southwest colorado. Quiet, in-the-woods privacy only begins to describe the setting for this large, family-sized log-styled home in the Vallecito Lake Valley between Durango and Bayfield Colorado. Pine Point Campground is situated next to Vallecito Reservoir in southwestern Colorado. Vallecito Lake, Colorado: See 49 reviews, articles, and 35 photos of Vallecito Lake, ranked No.1,294 on Tripadvisor among 2,735 attractions in Colorado. Vallecito Reservoir is not a giant lake like Eufaula. Vallecito Lake Family Retreat vacation rental home near Durango Bayfield Colorado. Chamber of Commerce for the Vallecito Lake area Your Mountain Vacation Destination "In the Heart of Durango Lake Country"! These public campgrounds are managed by the San Juan National Forest Service: Old Timers Day-Use Area Located at the southeast shore about 0.5 mile north of the dam on County Road 501A (Forest Rd. The marina is operated by the Vallecito Conservation& Sporting Association (501c4) Vallecito Marina is the only marina on Vallecito Lake. Hiking and camping are also options. Vallecito Lake. ... fashioned equipment - swings, slides, teeter totter, merry-go-round, jungle gym, spring animals, sand box, volleyball, picnic tables and central campfire area. Vallecito Lake Chamber of Commerce. Vallecito Lake Colorado. The reservoir was completed in 1941 and sits at an elevation of around 7600 feet. Here you will find staples including groceries, picnic and camping supplies, fishing tackle, gasoline and propane, candy, fudge and carry-out food. The Vallecito River Trail runs along the river all the way to Silverton (starts at the end of County Road 500). See all. The lake is large enough to not be overly crowded and is a great place to land some fish. The Vallecito lake, which is Spanish for “little valley,” sits at an elevation of 7,900 feet. Vallecito Lake is the perfect fishing vacation destination. While everyone calls this the "Lake" it is actually Vallecito Reservoir, as the lake (which is not much of a lake and inaccessible) is more north. Vault toilets and drinking water are provided. Vallecito Campground is a highly elevated string of both primitive and modern campsites that overlook comely the like-named creek. We rented a pontoon boat and enjoyed spending … According to the website , Vallecito Reservoir has approximately twelve miles of shoreline and a surface area of 2720 acres. Its 80 campsites (33 sites can be reserved) in four loops are shaded, and most sites are large and fairly level (16 sites have electrical hookups). City: Bayfield. Local restaurants offer takeout, or pack a picnic and enjoy the outdoors and views! Local: 970-247-1573 ... Load up your tackle box and picnic basket to create lasting family memories on a Colorado fishing adventure. 603). One day use area and six public campgrounds are available at Vallecito Lake. Picnic Spot. Vallecito Lake National Park Campground in Bayfield, Colorado: 1 reviews, 0 photos, & 0 tips from fellow RVers. View 15 photos of this 2 bed, 2 bath, 840 sqft. Vallecito Lake is approximately 18 miles from Durango and is widely known as one of Colorado's most beautiful bodies of water. Anyway, this "lake" is beautiful and in a breathtaking valley. Just 18 miles NE of Durango, Vallecito Lake is home to several restaurants, a marina, horseback riding, and ample lodging choices. Although the landscape shows signs of a forest fire in 2003, it is recovering nicely. The campground offers 80 single-family sites, a few of which have electric hookups. Eleven well-shaded sites provide a cool, intimate setting on a gentle hillside near the water. Pine River Lodge Cabins. High above the heat and away from the crowds, Vallecito Lake provides a natural base for exploring the Four Corners. Feb 3, 2015 - Explore Nancy Siders's board "Vallecito Lake, CO", followed by 119 people on Pinterest. Vallecito Lake is located four miles from the campground and offers boating, water skiing, fishing and hiking opportunities, as well as beautiful scenery. 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