RV Campgrounds in Teluride, Colorado

RV Campgrounds in Teluride, Colorado
Telluride, located in the southwestern part of Colorado in a narrow box canyon in the San Juan mountains, is one of the most beautiful places in the state, with stunning mountain vistas everywhere you turn. Telluride is also one of the most popular tourist destinations, offering world-class skiing at Telluride Mountain, plenty of hiking, rock and ice climbing and a full slate of summer festivals, including the Telluride Bluegrass Festival, which draws more than 10,000 people every June.

Town Park

Town Park is the location of the annual Telluride Bluegrass Festival and is located on the east side of town. The Park has 28 RV sites, but RV size is limited to 30 feet, and if your RV is trailer pulled, that length has to include the pulling vehicle. No electric, sewer or water hookups are available, but there is a dump station in town on South Mahoney Drive. The site is open from mid-May to mid-October, depending on weather conditions. The Town Park site is the only place you are allowed to sleep overnight in your RV in town, though overnight parking is allowed in the Mountain Village in the Meadows Lot and on the street. No reservations are accepted; access is first come, first served.

Telluride Town Park
500 East Colorado Ave.
Telluride, CO 81435
(970) 728-2173

Matterhorn Campground

Matterhorn Campground is located 7 miles south of Telluride on Highway 145 and is the closest RV site with full hookups, including water and electric, and the area has a dump station. A total of eight full RV sites are available, as are showers and bathrooms. An additional 20 RV sites without hookups dot the site. None of the sites are pull-through. Firewood is available for a fee, and most sites have picnic tables, fire rings and grills. Matterhorn also has several walk-in tent sites.

Matterhorn Campground
Highway 145
Rico, CO 81332
(970) 327-4261

Cayton Campground

Cayton Campground is located on the Dolores River on Highway 145, about 18 miles south of Telluride. The facility has 27 sites; RV size is limited to 35 feet. Water, bathrooms and a dump station are available. The site is at 9,400 feet elevation, so be sure to bring warm clothing for sleeping at night. Three picnic sites are available on the river, and guests can fish on the river. The maximum length of stay is 14 days.

Cayton Campground
100 North Sixth
Dolores, CO 81323
(970) 882-7296
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Article Written By Candace Horgan

Candace Horgan has worked as a freelance journalist for more than 12 years. Her work has appeared in various print and online publications, including the "Denver Post" and "Mix." Horgan holds a Bachelor of Arts in English and history.

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