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Alta Lakes Campground

A beautiful popular campground area located at 11,000 feet that is generally snow-free by late June.  Open late June to late September. 16 primitive sites that are completely undeveloped, 7-day limit, 2 vault toilets and no water. Free. Alta Lakes Rd. is 6 miles south of Telluride off Hwy. 145. The campground is 5 miles up a rugged dirt road. The access road to the area is one lane, not well maintained and requires a high clearance vehicle. No reservations. 

Alta Lakes Campground

U.S. Forest Service

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