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Blanca Overlook

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This is a Boondockers Welcome host in Fort Garland, CO

  • Max Rig Size

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    < 25 (ft)

  • Parking Spaces

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    2

  • Same Day Requests

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    No

  • Preferred Check-in Time

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    4:00 PM

Escape the heat and enjoy a relaxing, off-grid experience in the Sangre de Cristo mountains of south-central Colorado. Enjoy 5 acres of pinon pine, silver sage, and a level RV pad overlooking a mountain lake and 14,000 foot mountain peaks. Spectacular sunsets, friendly neighbors, and cool mornings await your arrival! The Great Sand Dunes are just 40 minutes away. Visit the Stations of the Cross in historic San Luis, the oldest town in Colorado, just 20 minutes away. Fuel, Dollar General, laundromat, groceries, restaurants, motels, hardware store, and adult beverages are all just 20 minutes away from this little slice of heaven. RV dump station is available. Please see house rules.

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Vehicle Suitability Information

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Pets Welcome

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Wifi

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Slideouts Allowed

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Outdoor Cooking Allowed

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Generators Allowed

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Separate Tow Vehicle Parking

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RV Dump Station

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House Rules

Please do not pour anything into the white cleanouts on this property except for the cleanout that is ringed with stones near the hardpack RV pad on the left side of the property. The other white caps are either for cleanouts or for filling our fresh water tank behind the tiny house. Also, there is a tiny house on the property with IBC totes and various equipment around the house. Please do not disturb anything around the tiny house. Generators are permitted but please respect the solitude and quiet as much as possible. Enjoy the cool mornings. Take a walk. Have fun! Please be careful while walking because there are steep dropoffs on the top side of our property. Please leave before noon.

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Location

You will have to drive on several miles of hardpack, non-asphalted roads. These roads are very slippery during and after rains. They sometimes wash out as well. Be very careful in this semi-remote area. To access the gravel RV pad you will need to drive up the driveway past the gravel pad. Back down to the left onto the gravel pad so your RV door faces the lake and the mountains. You may park on the driveway past the gravel pad. There is a second pad (no gravel, just hard-pack) up the driveway to the left of the main driveway. To the left of this second pad are two cleanouts. The one on the right is two feet higher than the one on the left. The one on the left is below the grade of your RV sewer drain and will gravity feed ok. Please only use this cleanout as the RV dump. All the other white caps are for either fresh water fills or access to the septic system's infiltrator tubes. Please do not use them at all.

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Gravel

host Profile

Hosted By Shore2Peaks

Age:

55-65

My parents introduced me to tent camping at a young age. Then we had a Skamper (and pinched fingers). Then backpacking. I introduced my wife to tent camping 35 years ago. We introduced our sons to camping with a Jayco pop-up. We kept it more than 20 years. The Jayco made it to the shores of the Gulf of Mexico to the mountains of Colorado with Wyoming hunting trips, Oklahoma rivers and lakes in-between. My wife and I now own a Winnie Micro Minnie which we plan to use as a remote office and relaxing. We have a tiny house in Colorado we've been building one week a year. We plan to stay in our Winnie while I finish the tiny. Our favorite places to travel are rivers, lakes, bodies of water, and mountains.

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References for this location from other RVers

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    RickFelter007

    3 months ago

    The views were amazing both day and night. So many stars! Thank you for sharing your beautiful property.

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    mountainrecce

    4 months ago

    Very quiet, nice views, and beautiful skies.

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    jlharbin

    6 months ago

    great place to park for the night. quiet with a great view. communication was very good and we highly recommend.

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    Tranch10

    8 months ago

    I very dark night sky and also quiet.

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    JSRod001

    11 months ago

    Great host and communication! The property is close to Great Sands Dunes.

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