Amphitheater Campground

 

Campground Type
Forest Service / BLM

Location:
Colorado

Campground Details

Open: Seasonal
Number of Sites: 35

About: Amphitheatre Campground is located on the side of a mountain above Ouray, CO. The campground is tightly designed with loops and 35 camping spurs among Gambel oaks and mixed conifers. There is a scenic overlook from the campground of Ouray and the "Amphitheater," which was formed by a volcanic explosion. A nice day trip is going into Ouray for the small mountain town feel and gift shopping. There is also a public hot spring pool in Ouray. The campground is best suited for tent camping and smaller trailers/RVs (RVs can park at sites 3 through 15, take the second right and follow the "trailer" signs). Total RV length should not exceed 35 feet. This is bear country. Please practice safe food storage techniques.

Fees: $18 (2011)

Usage: Heavy

Water: Potable Water

Restrooms: Vault Toilet

Closest Town: Ouray, CO

Directions: Travel south on State Highway 550 from Ouray, CO approximately 1/2 mile. Turn left at Amphitheatre Campground sign and travel about 1 mile to the campground.
 

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