Thistledown Campground - Ouray RD
Thistledown Campground is adjacent to the historic site of Thistledown and the Weehawken Trailhead in Canyon Creek near Ouray, CO. This campground is heavily used by people planning to hike into Mount Sneffels & other nearby trails, enjoying the wildflowers in Yankee Boy Basin or driving on the local jeep trails. Tent camping is recommended.
At a Glance
|Current Conditions:||Open while roads are accessible.|
|Reservations:||No Reservations. First-Come, First-Serve Camping. $10 per night per camping unit|
|Open Season:||Late May - Late fall|
|Closest Towns:||Ouray, CO.|
|Restroom:||Vault toilet (1)|
|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.|
Travel south on Colorado State Highway 550 from Ouray, CO. Turn right (west) at end of town on County Road 361 (Canyon Creek Road). Turn left at campground sign.
There are hiking and OHV trails nearby.
Map showing recreational areas. Map Information
|No. of Sites||9 single site(s)|
|Reservation Info||Not reservable|
|No. of Accessible sites||None|