Priest Lake Dispersed Camping Area is a popular spot with nine designated camping sites. A vault restroom is on site. Limited fishing is available at Priest Lake, while the nearby Galloping Goose Trail offers hiking. horseback riding, and mountain biking opportunities. Trailers are not allowed due to a lack of parking availability.
At a Glance
|Current Conditions:||Open while roads are accessible. No services-pack it in, pack it out.|
|Reservations:||No Reservations. First-Come, First-Serve Dispersed Camping.|
|Closest Towns:||Telluride, CO|
|Operated By:||Forest Service|
|Information Center:||No services. No fee. Pack-it-in, Pack-it-out.|
Travel approximately 8 miles south on State Highway 145 from Telluride, CO. Turn left on County Road 63A, then left on to Forest Road #628. Proceed one-half mile north on #628 to the Priest Lake Camping Area.
There are hiking, horseback riding, and mountain bike trails nearby.
Map showing recreational areas. Map Information