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Online Reservations are open for the 2022 season.
This link will take you to the Town of Telluride Campground reservation portal:
Information for the 2023 season will be available after the first of that year.
Through our online reservation portal.
All camping reservations are made online through the reservation portal.
No more than 7 nights in any 30 day period. This restriction is for anyone staying on the campsite, whether or not they are formally listed on the reservation. The 30 days starts on the last day of your previous reservation.
All reservations must be made online, so payments over the phone are not possible.
Cancellations can only be processed through our office. Please call or email with your permit number at least 24 hours prior to your arrival for a refund less the $10 cancellation fee.
A maximum of 6 people at a vehicle campsite and 4 people at a primitive campsite is allowed per campsite. Limiting the amount of usage on a site helps prevent erosion of the campsite. If you have more than the maximum number of people allowed, another site will need to be booked if available.
Campers are allowed to have guests. All guest vehicles must be parked outside of the campground in an authorized parking area. Guests are allowed during the day, but only a maximum number of 6 people in the vehicle campsites and 4 people in the primitive sites are allowed at night/overnight.
Parking is true challenge in the town of Telluride. Only authorized camping vehicles are permitted in the campground. Attached is a Parking Map generated by the town Marshal illustrating the limited parking options.
Only two license plates are permitted at each vehicle site and only one parking space is available for walk-in tent camping. Car camping is not permitted in the walk-in tent camping spaces.
It is unlawful for any person to camp or sleep overnight in or on any Town-owned park, open space or other public property, or remain within or on such lands beyond the hours of authorized public access or use. Town Ordinance (7-2-40 & 10-4-60), fines may apply. Camping on private property would be permissible after obtaining permission from the property owners.
No, there are no other campgrounds or RV parks located with in the Town of Telluride. Please see our main campground page for links and information on other camping outside of Telluride.
No, the campground does not have hook-ups of any kind. There are bathroom and shower facilities available on-site and drinking water is accessible for campers staying in the Town Park Campground. Low decibel generators are permitted as long as quiet hours are respected. Quiet hours are from 10pm to 8am.
No, your campground fee only covers your overnight reservation at your campsite.
Yes, dogs are welcome in the Town Park Campground during our normal campground operations. We ask that dogs be kept on leashes while in the Campground and not left unattended. Please no livestock in the Campground.
The Waste Water Treatment Plant is the RV dump station. They can be reached at 970.728.6075. There is a $15.00 dump fee.
There is a water spigot in the campground behind the restrooms available to registered campers only.
Internet is available at the campground. During festivals it can be limited.
See Revised Cancellation Policy
Our NEW check-in time is 3:00 pm.
Our new check-out time is 2:00 pm
The campground is located on the east end of the town of Telluride only a couple of blocks from the edge of the commercial district. The Galloping Goose is a town loop free shuttle bus that will pick up just outside the main entrance to the Town Park.
No wood burning is permitting in the town of Telluride.
Quiet hours at the campground are from 10:00 pm until 8:00 am daily.
No. Livestock is not permitted in the Town of Telluride campground.
Yes, children (including infants) are counted toward the total capacity of each campsite.
Your Campground Attendant will be a good source for local information and trail maps.
If you need a site in a certain area or need to be in sites next to your party, please obtain that information from them directly. The Parks and Recreation Department is unable to provide reservation information to anyone but the person who made the reservation. This includes spouses and other family members.