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.
U.S. Forest Service