Hidden Colorado Gem: Echo Basin Road | Our Wandering Family + RV Miles

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During our Mesa Verda visit, we stayed at Echo Basin Resort, which is just off of a fantastic San Juan National Forest access point, where there are some great trails and boondocking opportunities.

Check our RV guide to Mesa Verde National Park here:

And our video on Mesa Verde here:

And our podcast episode on Mesa Verde here:

And here’s the Motor Vehicle Use Map from the San Juan National Forest:


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Hidden Colorado Gem: Echo Basin Road | Our Wandering Family + RV Miles
Hidden Colorado Gem: Echo Basin Road | Our Wandering Family + RV Miles
  1. Welcome to a new Our Wandering Family travel video – Jason and Abby's personal full-time RV travel stories. If you'd like to follow their adventures, just search "Our Wandering Family" on Facebook and Instagram. Taken a drive on Echo Basin Road? Let us know in the comments what you think of this area, and if you'd put it on your travel list!

  2. Thanks for all of the amazing content! Southwest Colorado is so beautiful and this is now towards the top of our camping list.

  3. Thanks for the info. Would it be safe for a 38' Super C at the lower spots you mention?

  4. I loved the music in this video. So many times the copyright free music people use in YouTube videos is horrible and sounds like it should be in a low budget “adult” video. The music in this video was refreshing as was the scenery.

  5. Does any one know what a gps is,

  6. I am constantly amazed by how little I know about my home state ! Thanks for sharing. It’s now on our list…

  7. The town of Manco should pay you for this advertisement. Beautiful part of the country.

  8. Good vid guys, nice footage.

  9. Jason! Nice camera shots! Beautiful!

  10. Nice. Thanks for the information. I have added this to wish list.

  11. Love all this extra content nowadays!! Gorgeous!! 😍

  12. Looks gorgeous…!
    Now on our list.
    Thank you for sharing this with us.
    Stay safe and healthy.
    Have a great day and be blessed.

  13. Can you metal detect or prospect there…?

  14. Great area I have hunted deer elk and bear in that area years ago, great memories!!

  15. Gorgeous. Just before the dirt bikes showed up, I thought the trail looked like it had MTB or dirt bike traffic. Thanks for sharing.

  16. Great music selections!

  17. One of your best videos! Thanks for sharing!

  18. Thanks so much for taking me back to my love, Colorado! We haven’t been able to return for quite some time, so your great drone shots and photography really brought back soooo many wonderful memories. 🥰😍😘🏔🌲🏕🏞

  19. hi question how do you find Boonedocking sites that you can get camper into as I use Freecampsites.net and campendion and I can find sites but have trouble finding road that I can go down I have a 2003 25' coachmen travel trailer good ground clearance as I have changed axles from offset to straight gave me 5" more left so problem is finding road and site to get into short off unhooking and driving to spot first. help please😷😰

  20. We live up here at Echo Basin Resort, best RV resort in southern Colorado! Anyway you mentioned it's not a busy place and maybe when you were there, but that road and riding area are used a lot and always busy with campers. FYI. We agree is amazing a beautiful! Come camp at Echo Basin Resort!

  21. Nice camera work ! Also music ….is great. My kind of video…..You Rock

  22. We went 2010 just passing by ended up staying for two weeks and feel in love went back in 2011 for three months it was like spending time in what I called a little piece of heaven the night sky’s are undesirable! Rim rock outfitter nicest people you’ll ever meet❤️ we have tons of pictures to remember the best summers of our lives

  23. How do I find that overlook camping spot? It's incredible!

  24. Mesa Verde is one of the most interesting places I've ever visited !
    Folks lived and florished by complete cooperation and that is truly missing in America Today !

  25. So beautiful! On my bucket list!

  26. There's a beautful hidden lake at the end of the trail, have to have mx/atv/narrow 4×4 to make it up there then a quick hike. Headed up there soon!

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