Sightseeing Overview; Attractions Shopping Sightseeing Tours Scenic Flights Recreation. Additionally, this campground can accommodate larger RVs. This is a fairly small campground but the campsites are positioned just right to give almost every site here a measure of privacy that seems to be lacking in more and more campgrounds. We tent-camped in one of the walk-in sites (#14) which was far enough to feel private but close enough that it didn't feel like a chore carrying stuff from the car. Of course this is not a hotel, it is a campground. Rocky Mountains. This campground is perfectly situated for hiking and outdoor fun. Such a great week! There are 28 campsites with 4 of them offering RV hookups (electricity and septic). We will update this page with a detailed timeline and policies once available. There are lots of campgrounds throughout Colorado, but very few measure up to Matterhorn Campground. Firewood is available for a fee. From the town of Telluride, travel south on 145 for 7 miles, turn left into Matterhorn. Seems there should have been cleaning going on more than the one perfunctory "cleaning" and restocking per day. (I'm sure avid birders getting up earlier would see more). Sites on the inside of the loop are more open. Hot showers at the bathhouse come with your site. That said, small rigs would love it here. You can't beet the views and the fresh air. 145 west 2.8 miles to where Rt. Must have been a different camp host than someone else mentioned in their review a year ago. more. We saw him talking to the dad later, and it got better for about 10 minutes, then resumed. At the roundabout, turn left onto Hwy 145 and proceed approximately 10 miles south. There are more places to choose from in the Ophir area. trade-off for convenience and hot showers! Tent pads are raked between guests. your own Pins on Pinterest This highly developed heavy usage campground offers picnic tables, combination fire rings and grills, lantern poles, showers, dumping station/sewer hookups. Our site was so Clean and so were the bathrooms. Matterhorn Campground is located along the San Juan Skyway (Colorado Highway 145), near the quaint town of Telluride, at an elevation of 8,500 feet. Contact Central Reservations: Secondly, in the campground itself: a group of kids were using the blacktop path to the restrooms as part of a biking path for themselves, making circle after circle using this path -- must have been hundreds of passes. As a native of Colorado and we just moved back to retire, I have been to a lot of camp grounds and this is one of the best in this state. He basically said he could not do anything. Maximum spur length - 45 feet. Recreation The Galloping Goose Trail #449 can be accessed from the campground. 2 reviews of Matterhorn Campground Recreation "Little gem right outside of Telluride. North America. There was ample shade, and the view of nearby Sheep Mountain was an added surprise. NO CELL RECEPTION. Visitors enjoy the area for its beautiful scenery, hiking and off-road opportunities. Sites have good separation and privacy. Find the best campgrounds & rv parks near Telluride, Colorado. From the town of Telluride, travel south on 145 for 7 miles, turn left into Matterhorn. Get the inside scoop from one of our reservation specialists. Matterhorn Campground is a camp in Colorado and has an elevation of 9459 feet. Matterhorn Campground, Telluride, CO After leaving Navajo National Monument we entered Colorado, where we were planning to hang around Cortez and Durango for awhile. Weekends do get busy all summer due to festivals every weekend in Telluride. USA. Reservations accepted. 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