Matterhorn Campground - Norwood RD

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

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.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Treated water. Scheduled closing date 9/29/2016. Water system may close sooner based on weather conditions.
Reservations: Reservations can be made at or by calling 1-877-444-6777, TDD 1-877-833-6777. Some sites are first-come, first-served.
Fees $22 per night per camping unit; $10 per night electric/sewer fee; $4 per day for Day Use/Picnic in a campsite; $6 per firewood bundle; $5.00 per bag of trash (for non-registered guests). $6 for showers (for non-registered guests).
Open Season: Mid May
Usage: Heavy
Closest Towns: Telluride, CO
Water: Potable Water
Restroom: Flush Toilet
Operated By: Concessionare

General Information


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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RV Camping

Reservation Info This site can be reserved by calling Toll Free 1-877-444-6777 (International 518-885-3639 or TDD 877-833-6777) or on-line at
Hookup - WaterNo
No. of Sites 28 sites
No. of Accessible sites 5 sites
Hookups - ElectricNo
Pavement Type for ParkingNo
Hookup - SewerNo

Campground Camping

Reservation Info This site can be reserved by calling Toll Free 1-877-444-6777 (International 518-885-3639 or TDD 877-833-6777) or on-line at
No. of Sites 28 single site(s)
No. of Accessible sites 7 of 28
Reservation required?: Y


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Fire Danger Level: Moderate
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log cabin with red roof in meadow surrounded by aspens in leafing out in early spring

Silesca Ranger Station- one of several cabins you can reserve on our forest.

tent in woods

Just about all the shelter you need for a night in the backcountry!

fire in ring with RV in background

RV camping with many of the comforts of home!