Matterhorn Campground

 

Campground Type
Forest Service / BLM

Location:
Colorado

Campground Details

Open: Seasonal
Number of Sites: 28
Number of Sites with Electric and Water: 4

About: Matterhorn Campground is a highly developed campground adjacent to Colorado State Highway 145 near Telluride, CO. There are 28 campsites with 4 of them offering RV hookups (electricity and septic). Maximum spur length - 45 feet. Most sites on the outer side of the campground loop are wooded. Sites on the inside of the loop are more open. Most sites have pleasant views, especially the walk-in tent sites with unobstructed and panoramic views of the mountains. Showers are available to both overnight and day use guests. All sites have picnic tables, combination fire-rings and grills, and lantern poles. Firewood is available for a fee.

The campground is convenient to Telluride, CO with its' shops and a cook's night out. Hiking trails, fishing and jeep roads are found nearby. Lizard Head Wilderness is about 3 miles away.

Fees: $20 (2011)

Usage: Heavy

Water: Potable Water

Restrooms: Flush Toilet

Closest Town: Telluride, CO

Directions: To get to the campground from Telluride travel west 3 miles to Highway 145. Turn left and travel south for 8 miles. The campground is on the left side of the highway.
 

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