SUP Board Little Molas Lake
SUP Board Little Molas Lake

Alongside the San Juan Scenic Byway, Highway 550, Little Mola’s lake campground is an affordable, quiet reprieve for campers visiting the San Juan Mountains.

A little, informal campground that gets more visitations for its nearby fishing at Molas lake and the Colorado Trail, Little Mola’s campground provides dispersed camping, RV sites, and hitching posts for livestock in a charming setting high in the San Juan mountains close to Molas pass.

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The campground consists of one loop with ten campsites inside and RV sites along its southern rim.

While there are no amenities at the campground other than vault toilets, both RV campsites tend to have a perfect view over Little Molas lake to Snowdown peak and the best place for SUP boards surfing – sitting a shelf twenty or thirty feet in elevation above the lake.

Set well away from the 550 highway, noise is of pretty concern, though incoming traffic seeking the use of the Colorado Trail or the day-use area can liven things up.

Most campsites have a rudimentary fire ring, and tent places are quite flat.

The access is quite rough, though low-clearance vehicles should have no issue as long as caution is used.

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Little Molas lake

Nearby, Little Molas lake is stocked yearly with Colorado River cutthroat trout, and the Colorado Trail provides numerous hiking places in the area.

Close access to Highway 550 brings more adventures in the San Juan Mountain with amazing distance; Silverton is less than four miles north, while Durango is roughly thirty miles, an hour drive, to the south.

For those looking for more relaxing amenities, Molas Campground is less than 5 minutes away.

That said, as long as there is a relaxed site at Little Molas, there is pretty reason to stay anywhere else.

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Tom Leithner SUP
Hello, I'm Tom Leithner, a true enthusiast in SUP boards. I'm writing this blog to help you select paddleboard and give you important information that you might miss in the sea of boards. I'm a big fan of getting out in the water and enjoying the outdoors. I've been supping for years now, and I'm enjoying it every day. For me, paddleboarding was just an idea before it transformed into a passion, and through that process, I have learned so much about this amazing sport.