Ferris Canyon Campground

Area Status: Open
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Campgrounds still open between September and May have no services (water, electric, trash pick up or rest rooms). Please keep them clean and pack it out. Thanks!

Ferris Canyon Campground is three miles upstream from Cabin Canyon along Forest Rd. 504. This barrier-free facility has 7 sites for camping and picnicking but no water. It is 3.5 miles downstream of the dam and popular with fly fishermen (catch-and-release only). The historic Lone Dome Ranger Station is nearby.

At a Glance

Usage: Light
Water: No
Restroom: Yes
Operated By: Concessionaire

General Information

General Notes:

Ferris Canyon Campground, at Lone Dome, is 3 miles from Cabin Canyon Campground along Forest Rd. 504, has 7 sites (all barrier-free), no water, and 6 picnic areas. It is northwest of McPhee Reservoir.

Attractions & Considerations

This campground is 3.5 miles downstream of the dam and popular with fly fishermen. Fishing is catch-and-release.

Historic Lone Dome Ranger Station is nearby and is a landmark and interpretation of the first ranger station which was built on the old Montezuma National Forest around 1912.


Directions from Dolores, Colorado: Travel 37 miles northwest to campground on following roads: Highway 184, U.S. Highway 491 and County Roads 505 and 504.

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