McClure Campground - Paonia RD

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

The McClure Campground is located on Highway 133 on the south side of McClure Pass. The historic town of Marble is nearby and the campground sits at the head of Lee Creek. Each campsites has a picnic table and fire rings/grills.  This quiet campground is surrounded by aspen that provide excellent shade during the summer and there are beaver ponds near by for trout fishing. Campground Brochure

At a Glance

Current Conditions: No services. No fee. Pack it in, Pack it out.
Reservations: No Reservations. First-Come, First-Serve Camping.
Fees No
Open Season: Late May - End of October
Usage: Light
Best Season: Summer
Busiest Season: Fall Hunting
Restrictions: ATV use & Livestock are not allowed in campground.
Closest Towns: Marble, CO and Paonia, CO
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet (1)
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information


From Paonia, travel east on Highway 133 for approximately 26.7 miles. The campground is on the right just south of McClure Pass.

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Camping & Cabins

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RV Camping

Reservation InfoNo Reservations. 
Size RestrictionsMax Spur Length 35'.
No. of Sites10 single sites. 

Campground Camping

Reservation InfoNo Reservations 
No. of Sites10 single sites
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!