Zapata Falls Day Use Area

Zapata Falls Srma, Near Mosca, Colorado

Zapata Falls Day Use Area does not offer reservations through Please take a look at the area details below for more information about visiting this location. Enjoy your visit!


A short, yet slippery hike leads to the view of a 25-foot waterfall at Zapata Falls Recreation Area. During the summer months, the falls provide a cooling oasis, but during the winter months, the waterfall freezes into an enormous column of ice, perfect for the experienced ice climber. Travelers along Los Caminos Antiguos Scenic and Historic Byway can stop for an overnight stay at one of 24 campsites in Zapata Falls. For more information, please contact the San Luis Valley Field Office.

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