Priest Lake Dispersed Camping Area

Uncompahgre National Forest

3 Reviews
Priest Lake Rd. / FR-64B Telluride, CO 81435 970-874-6600 Official Website

GPS: 37.8346, -107.8805

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Overview of Priest Lake Dispersed Camping Area

Accessibility is not guaranteed, always scout ahead before driving down dirt roads.
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Pad Type dirt

Open Seasonally Yes

Elevation 9,580 ft / 2,919 m

Tent Camping Yes

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Reviews of Priest Lake Dispersed Camping Area 3 people have reviewed this location.

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Cell Phone Coverage

1bars
Verizon 4G/LTE
Confirmed by 1 User
Last reported 8/15/2018
1bars
AT&T 4G/LTE
Confirmed by 1 User
Last reported 5/15/2017
2 reviews
“Free, pit toilet, ideal for rent camping ”

Reviewed 9/24/2019

Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 1
Overall Rating

This is a really nice spot for tent camping. There are a number of sites you can pull right up to and a handful of walk in sites with more privacy. There is a decent pit toilet (can’t complain) and a beautiful lake. The lake is not something you’d want to swim in. The entrance is a bit confusing as the home owner next to the road has p... more

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0bars
Verizon

Kdole would stay here again

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6 reviews
“slightly underwhelming...”

Reviewed 8/15/2018

Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 1
Overall Rating

So when I arrived at this campsite, I was the only one there around 2pm. I would say this campsite is more for tent camping than anything else. Around 5pm, the area became very crowded with people fishing, picnicking, hiking and they stayed well into the night but not overnight. (Locals?) The lake was pretty and the view was okay... more

Access
Location
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1bars
Verizon 4G/LTE

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1 review
“Great free location with one toilet. No showers. ”

Reviewed 5/15/2017

Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 4
Site Number: 1
Overall Rating

I stayed here last summer. It offers beautiful views, deer, a lake view, and good access. It's great for tents to small RV's.

Access
Location
Cleanliness
Site Quality
Noise
1bars
AT&T 4G/LTE

Ifrpilot would stay here again

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Amenities

Hookups
  • dry camping
  • Dispersed Camping
Recreation
  • fishing
  • recreation trail
Facilities
  • restrooms: vault
Pets
  • pets
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