Kroeger Campground is located in beautiful La Plata Canyon, with 10 campsites shaded by a mixture of spruce, fir, aspen, and cottonwood. One site has a double table and large parking area. Another is suitable for a long RV; most sites do not accommodate larger RVs. There is one pull-thru. Please do not trespass on the private property adjacent to the campground.
Services include include water, fire grates, picnic tables, and vault toilets and a host on site. There is no trash pickup; trash must be packed out. Bear-safe food storage is mandatory.
Camping is allowed only in developed campgrounds and designated dispersed camping areas. Campfires are allowed only in the metal fire grates provided for your use.
From Durango, CO: Travel 12 miles west on U.S. Highway 160. Turn north on County Rd. 124, La Plata Canyon Road, at Hesperus. The campground is located 5 miles up County Rd 124. The small town of Hersperus has a convenenience store/gas station and a post office, as well as a restaurant.
The paved road turns to gravel at the National Forest boundary. Access to campgrounds is by 2WD gravel road, but, soon thereafter, the road becomes 4WD.