Matterhorn Campground - Norwood RD

Area Status: 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: Water available.
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: $26 per night per camping unit; $14 per night electric/sewer fee; $10 per firewood bundle. $8 for showers (for non-registered guests).
Open Season: May 23 - Sept. 29
Usage: Heavy
Busiest Season: Summer
Closest Towns: Telluride, CO
Water: Treated Pressurized
Restroom: Flush Toilet
Operated By: Concessionaire
Information Center: There 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 more 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.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Campground Camping

No. of Sites 28 single site(s)
Reservation Info Sites 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 Accessible sites 7 of 28
Reservation required?: Y

RV Camping

No. of Sites 28 sites
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
Pavement Type for Parking No
Hookup - Water No
Hookup - Sewer No
Hookups - Electric No
No. of Accessible sites 5 sites

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


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9,500 ft.