RVs & Camping

Sleep out under the stars of southwest Colorado. The Telluride region hosts a multitude of beautiful campsites for tents or RVs. Fees, operating dates and facilities change upon occasion, so please call the operators directly—listed with each campground below—for the most up-to-date information. Click here for additional details about RV camping in the area.

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Alta Lakes Campground

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A beautiful campground area located at 11,000 feet that is generally snow-free by late June.  Alta Lakes Rd. is 6 miles south of Telluride off Hwy. 145.
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Burro Bridge

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Open in early June, this campsite offers 15 sites, 2 vault toilets and a hand pump for water. It is somewhat remote, but horse-friendly. Take Hwy.
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Cattis Flats

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16 miles West of Telluride on 145.  10 RV/tent sites, vaulted toilets, picnic tables, and a boat ramp on the San Miguel River.  Open year round (weather permitting).  7-day limi
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Cayton Campground

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Open in late May, Cayton offers 27 sites on the Dolores River, with water, vault toilets and a dump station. Take 145 south toward Cortez for about 18 miles, past Lizard Head Pass. $8 - $12.
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Lizard Head Wilderness Area

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This area boasts some of the Southwest's most rugged and pristine mountains, with three 14,000-foot peaks and great high-altitude hiking.
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Lower Beaver Campground

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21.25 miles west of Telluride on Hwy. 145. Open year round (weather permitting). 2 RV sites, 4 tent sites, vaulted toilets, boat ramp on the San Miguel River. 7-day limit. Free
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Matterhorn Campground

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From the town of Telluride travel South on 145 for 7 miles, turn left into Matterhorn.  This campground has showers, dumping station/sewer hookups, electric hookups.  8 RV sites with hook
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