Matterhorn Campground, Colorado

"We booked 318 miles so we could hook up with our friends Dawn & Jonathan. Scored the very last walk-in site in the campground. Our site, located near to a stream, has nice views."

Matterhorn - Forest Service Campground — Uncompahgre National Forest, near Ophir, CO: Site #1 (28 RV sites total) - This site has: water nearby. Campground: few full hookup site * flush toilets • vault toilets • showers • dump station not available • stream access • trails from campground • trails nearby • 9,500’ elevation. July 5th - 11th. Miles traveled: 318 (tap on mileage to see route)

Overall Experience: smile

Nestled in the heart of the Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests, the Matterhorn Campground offers visitors a picturesque retreat in the Colorado Rockies. Located just 7 miles south of the charming town of Telluride, this highly developed campground provides easy access to a wealth of outdoor recreation opportunities. [1][2]

One of the standout features of the Matterhorn Campground is its proximity to numerous hiking trails. The Matterhorn Trail #135 can be accessed directly from the campground, offering adventurous visitors the opportunity to explore the surrounding wilderness. [4] For those seeking a more leisurely experience, the campground also provides easy access to the Ridge Stock Driveway Trail #223. [4]

Beyond the hiking trails, the Matterhorn Campground serves as an ideal base camp for a variety of outdoor activities. Anglers can try their luck at nearby streams and rivers, while mountain bikers and off-road enthusiasts can access a network of scenic routes. In the winter months, the campground is a popular destination for skiers and snowmobilers, with the nearby Telluride Ski Resort offering world-class slopes. [5][6]

Whether you're planning a family reunion, a week-long ski trip, or a solo adventure in the mountains, the Matterhorn Campground is a fantastic choice. With its stunning natural setting, ample amenities, and proximity to endless outdoor recre[5][7]

  1. Matterhorn Campground - Norwood RD - USDA Forest Service
  2. Best Campgrounds in North America Western Colorado Edition
  3. Matterhorn Campground Reviews - Campendium
  4. Matterhorn #135 - USDA Forest Service
  5. Matterhorn Cabin - USDA Forest Service
  6. Matterhorn - Wag!
  7. Matterhorn Cabin, Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and ... -

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