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Baca Dome

Space for 1 Rig
Any size
2 nights maximum

Notice Required
1 day
3 weeks max
Response Rate
100%
Usually Responds In
2 hours

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Suitability

  • Slideouts Allowed
  • Generators Allowed
  • Barbecues Allowed
  • Lawnchairs Allowed
  • Pets Welcome

Amenities

  • Water Hookup
  • Wifi
  • Tow Vehicle Parking
  • Off-Leash Area
  • No donation requested for hookups

Description

I have a small solar-powered house on 3 acres, with views of the towering Sangre de Cristo mountains directly east, the San Juans 40 miles to the west, and Great Sand Dunes National Park , 26 miles to the south. The area is wide open, yet very private, at an elevation of 7800 feet.

Note that the dunes, while visible from my place, are an hour plus drive. And due to construction on Hwy 17 (thru summer 2021), times could be 90 minutes or more.

When it's crazy hot and humid all over the country, it's 80 degrees here in the San Luis Valley. And of course, it's always dry, and always chilly at night. There's a large enclosed deck that you are welcome to use if it gets windy.

In addition to the mountains and sand dunes, there are several hot springs within an hour's drive north and south. There are many religious centers here, as well as spiritual healers and yoga types. There are miles of mostly car-free dirt roads to ride or stroll about with your dogs.

Google Crestone before planning a trip here. Town is 7 miles from my house.

4G at my place is generally OK for e-mail. WiFi is available on the deck.

Access Road Conditions

The long flat San Luis valley sits at about 7600 feet elevation but is surrounded by mountains on both sides. There is 1.5 miles of flat graded dirt road leading to my house. Aside from some occasional washboard conditions, it's great.

Tow Vehicle Parking Details

Plenty of room for vehicle parking but, turning around is not easy. And backing down the long driveway is not fun with a trailer.

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I am a traveling photographer / videographer and am UNABLE to HOST while I am traveling.

Check my website to see where I am ==>>> http://us-photography.com/Welcome

Location

Crestone, CO, United States of America

Suggested Local Attractions

Great Sand Dunes National Park
Valley View Hot Springs
Cloud Station, Coffee and Music Venue


Your Host

US Photography


Member Since
March 6, 2015
Host's Age
55-65


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References for Baca Dome

Ozarkvalleybus

September 2020

Great stay

US photography was a great host and we really enjoyed our stay. Crestone is a small town and there isn’t a whole lot to do, but if you’re looking to get away from the crowds and enjoy beautiful views, then this is definitely the place for you. Thanks for everything!


dianegolden

September 2020

A stunning landscape and the best host ever!

Scott could not have been nicer, more helpful and friendly host. Plus the location of his place is just stunning. I would recommend to anyone to go for a visit.


boomdaddy3

July 2020

Remote spot, great night skies, beautiful

Scott met us on arrival ... had no issues getting our 22' Class C to the location. We took on some fresh water for the visit on arrival. Good conversations and knowledge of the area. Great night skies ... were able to see the Neowise comet. Very quiet & dark ... no noise or light pollution. Cut our visit from 2 to 1 night because of the distance from the Great Sand Dunes ... although you can see them from Scott's place, it was over an hour's drive to the dunes - no direct path.

If you are looking for a nice, dark, quiet, & remote spot with some water & good conversation, this is a great place.


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