Zapata Falls Campground is a 1 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Mosca, Colorado that features a waterfall and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from March until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Distance: 1.0 miles Elevation Gain: 95 feet Route Type: Loop

dogs on leash

wheelchair friendly

kid friendly

stroller friendly

camping

hiking

nature trips

walking

bird watching

running

forest

river

views

waterfall

wildlife

Zapata Falls Campround is a for fee national forest campground with primitive camping. It is located in view of the Great Sand Dunes National Park. It is also located at the trailhead to Zapata Falls.

hiking
11 months ago

Make sure u bring mesquito repellent they are all over the place and bring good water shoes

hiking
Sun May 12 2019

Water was very cold! Have to walk through a good bit of creek before the falls are tucked into a canyon. Lots of people, plenty of parking though. Beautiful view of the mountains.

camping
Wed Mar 23 2016

Great place to camp. It has an awesome view of the valley. It can get really windy, though.

camping
Sun Oct 06 2013

great NF campground. views of the dunes. Great hike to Zapata falls, a must do when in the area. Other hikes in the area. The national forest web site does not show the campground. It is there.

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Sat Aug 04 2018

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Sun Jul 17 2016