Camping In and Around Telluride

Camping in the Town Park Festival grounds is located a short walking distance from the Jazz stage, at the confluence of Bear Creek and the San Miguel River. This is the perfect choice for festival goers that love the outdoors and want to remain close to the music. The Town Park Campground is a beautiful setting and space is limited, so make your reservation early.

Camping passes are sold per person and per vehicle – not per site. You must purchase a vehicle or RV pass to park your vehicle in the campground. All campers must have purchased a ticket to the Jazz Celebration in order to camp in Town Park.

  • There are three kinds of Camping tickets:

Tent Camping

  • 4 days Camping- Noon, Thurs., 7-31-14 thru 11:00 a.m. Mon., 8-4-14
  • This is your camping wristband. You may use your vehicle to unload and set up and move it out of the campground until you load up to leave on 8-4-14. All campers must have a camping wristband and a park event wristband. Restrooms and hot showers nearby.

Camping per Person $35 plus $1.75 HF= $36.75 

RV Camping Spot

  • 4 days RV parking in campground- Noon, Thurs., 7-31-14 thru 11:00 a.m. Mon., 8-4-14
  • This is for your RV. Everyone staying in the RV must have a camping wristband and a park event wristband. No hookups- restrooms and hot showers nearby.

RV in Campground  $85 plus $4.25 HF = $89.25

Vehicle Camping Spot

  • 4 days Vehicle parking in campground- Noon, Thurs., 7-31-14 thru 11:00 a.m. Mon., 8-4-14. This is for your vehicle. Everyone staying in the campground must have a camping wristband and a park event wristband. Restrooms and 

 Vehicle in Campground  $65 plus $3.25 HF = $68.25

PURCHASE YOUR FESTIVAL TICKETS BEFORE ADDING CAMPING TO YOUR CART

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Alternate Campgrounds in the Telluride Region
*The prices listed might not be current. Call provided numbers for availability and current costs.

Alta Lakes

Location: 13 mi. SE of town, or hike Boomerang Trail. Campground at 11,000 feet. Snow-free in mid-June.
Fees: Free
Facilities: Undesignated sites, one pit toilet. Contact: U.S.F.S., 1-970-327-4261

Cayton
Location: 18 mi. S of Telluride, past Lizard Head Pass. Opens end of May.
Fees: $10
Facilities: 27 sites, water, pit toilets, dump station.
Contact: U.S.F.S., 1-970-882-7296

Sheep Corrals (Illium Valley)
Location: Ilium Valley, 6 mi. W of Telluride.
Fees: $6 per night (Group rates available)
Facilities: 8 walk-in sites (sheep corrals), toilet.
Contact: U.S.F.S., 1-970-327-4261
Reservations: 1-877-444-6777 or online at www.reserveusa.com

Matterhorn
Location: 10 mi. S of Telluride on Hwy. 145
Fees: $12 per night
Facilities: 3 walk-in sites, 8 RV hook-up sites, water, showers, toilets
Contact: U.S.F.S., 1-970-327-4261
Reservations: 1-877-444-6777 or online at www.reserveusa.com

McPhee Reservoir
Location: 65 mi. SW of Telluride near Dolores.
Fees: $10-12 (Group sites available)
Facilities: 72 sites, hookups, restrooms, showers, dump station, boat ramp.
Reservations: 1-877-444-6777 or online at www.reserveusa.com

Miramonte Reservoir
Location: 40 mi. NW of Telluride near Norwood.
Fees: Free
Facilities: Picnic sites, boat ramp, pit toilets.
Contact: 1-970-297-1192

Priest Gulch
Location: 30 mi. south of Telluride, Hwy. 145.
Fees: $20 – Tent Site, $25-27 – RV Site, $85-100 – Cabin
Facilities: Playground, TV, Laundry, Store, Dump Station, Fire Rings w/FREE firewood.
Contact: 1-970-562-3810 or www.priestgulch.com

Priest Lake
Location: 14 mi. S of Telluride, Hwy. 145.
Fees: Free
Facilities: Undesignated sites, toilet.
Contact: U.S.F.S., 1-970-327-4261

Ridgway Reservoir
Location: 46 mi. NE of Telluride between Ridgway and Montrose.
Fees: $12 – Tent, $16 – RV, $20 – Full RV hook-up
Facilities: 268 sites, hookups, showers, restrooms, dump station, laundry, marina, food.
Contact: Colorado State Parks, 800-678-2267

Sunshine
Location: 7 mi. S of Telluride on Hwy. 145.
Fees: $12
Facilities: 14 sites, water, toilets.
Contact: U.S.F.S., 1-970-327-4261
Reservations: 1-877-444-6777 or online at www.reserveusa.com

Woods Lake
Location: 21 mi. SW of Telluride, up Fall Creek Rd.
Fees: $14 per night
Facilities: 41sites, composting toilets, water, tent pads, fire rings, no RV hookups.
Contact: U.S.F.S., 1-970-327-4261 Reservations: 1-877-444-6777 or online at www.reserveusa.com