Mavreeso Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed
 

Mavreeso is on the West Dolores Road (Forest Rd. 535), which branches north from Colorado Highway 145 about 13 miles northeast of Dolores. The road follows the West Dolores River almost to its head-waters in the Lizard Head Wilderness. After 32 miles, it rejoins the highway 6 miles north of Rico. The road has a gravel surface, but the last 6 miles are steep, narrow, and not recommended for trailers.

Mavreeso Campground is 20 miles from Dolores. Its 19 campsites are mostly level and close to the Dolores River. There are 12 reservable sites, 4 with electricity, and 7 non-reservable sites.  Parking for fishermen is available nearby. Do not trespass on private property along the river. There are shady tent areas, and pull-thru’s for RVs. All campsites have tables that accommodate wheelchairs - 5 have electricity.
Reservations:
www.recreation.gov
1-877-444-6777

At a Glance

Usage: Heavy
Water: Potable Water
Restroom: No
Operated By: Concessionaire

General Information

General Notes:

There are 14 sites, mostly level and close to the river. Several have shady tent areas beneath spruce and fir. There are pull-throughs for RVs. A sanitary dumping station is near one of the toilets.

All campsites have tables that accommodate wheelchairs; five have electricity.

There is one group picnic site and four group campsites. For information on reservation of the day-use or overnight 30-person group area, call (970) 882-2294.

Water, trash pickup, and vault toilets.

Attractions & Considerations

On the West Fork of the Dolores River. Parking for fishermen is available near the campground.

There are several parcels of private land along the river; please stay on the trail and don’t trespass.

Mountain biking is available on Forest Development Roads #532 and #535. Forest Service Trail #624 is 2.0 miles south of the campground.


Directions:

Directions from Dolores, Colorado: Campground is located 20 miles northeast on Colorado Hwy 145 and Forest Development Road #535.

Mavreeso is one of three campgrounds along the West Dolores Road (Forest Rd. 535), which branches north from Colorado Highway 145 about 13 miles northeast of Dolores. The road follows the West Dolores River almost to its headwaters in the Lizard Head Wilderness. Side roads lead into the backcountry. After 32 miles, the road rejoins the highway 6 miles north of Rico. The road has a gravel surface, but the last 6 miles are steep, narrow, and not recommended for trailers.

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  Latitude : 
37.6512
  Longitude : 
-108.2968
  Elevation : 
7600