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 www.recreation.gov 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; $6 per day for day use/picnic in a campsite; $10 per firewood bundle. $8 for showers (for non-registered guests).|
|Open Season:||May 27 - Oct. 9|
|Closest Towns:||Telluride, CO|
|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.|
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.
Trails near the campground:
Map showing recreational areas. Map Information
|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 http://www.recreation.gov|
|No. of Accessible sites||7 of 28|
|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 http://www.recreation.gov|
|Pavement Type for Parking||No|
|Hookup - Water||No|
|Hookup - Sewer||No|
|Hookups - Electric||No|
|No. of Accessible sites||5 sites|