Angel Creek Campground - Ouray RD

Area Status: Open
Photo of a typical campsite.

Angel Creek Campground is a primitive campground requiring high clearance vehicles. The area is not designed for trailer campers. There are 15 designated camp sites with tent pads and fire rings/grills. 2 vault toilets are available.

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At a Glance

Reservations: No Reservations. First-Come, First-Serve Camping.
Fees: $10 per camp unit per night.
Open Season: Late May - Late Fall
Usage: Light
Busiest Season: Summer
Closest Towns: Ouray, CO
Water: No
Restroom: Port-a-potties
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center:  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


Travel south on State Highway 550 from Ouray, CO. Turn right at end of town on Canyon Creek road (County Road 361). Turn right on FSR 853.81 to campground.

General Notes:

There are hiking trails nearby.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Campground Camping

General Info:


Angel Creek Campground is within the Ouray Ranger District.

No. of Sites 8 single site(s)
Reservation Info Not reservable
No. of Accessible sites None


Recreation Areas

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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!