McClure Campground - Paonia RD

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

The McClure Campground is located on Highway 133 on the south side of McClure Pass. The historic town of Marble is nearby and the campground sits at the head of Lee Creek. Each campsites has a picnic table and fire rings/grills.  This quiet campground is surrounded by aspen that provide excellent shade during the summer and there are beaver ponds near by for trout fishing.

At a Glance

Reservations: No Reservations. First-Come, First-Serve Camping.
Fees No
Open Season: Late May
Usage: Light
Best Season: Summer
Busiest Season: Fall Hunting
Restrictions: OHV use & livestock are not allowed in campground.
Closest Towns: Marble, CO and Paonia, CO
Water: No
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.

General Information


From Paonia, travel east on Highway 133 for approximately 26.7 miles. The campground is on the right just south of McClure Pass.

Recreation Map

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Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

No. of Sites 10 single sites
Reservation Info No Reservations 

RV Camping

No. of Sites 10 single sites. 
Reservation Info No Reservations. 
Size Restrictions Max Spur Length 35'.
Corrals No
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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!