Matterhorn Campground - Norwood RD

Area Status: Closed
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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

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: June 5 - Oct. 5
Usage: Heavy
Busiest Season: Summer
Closest Towns: Telluride, CO
Water: Treated Pressurized
Restroom: Flush Toilet
Operated By: Concessionare
Information Center:  Ther are eight ADA accessible sites in this campground. (Site #'s 3,4,6,9,24,25 and 26) Campers are required to store food and other items in a hard sided vehicle or camping unit constructed of solid non-pliable material. Click here for mre information.

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.

General Notes:

 Trails near the campground:

Galloping goose #499

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9,500 ft.