Priest Lake Dispersed Camping Area

Uncompahgre National Forest

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Priest Lake Rd. / FR-64B
Telluride, CO 81435
970-874-6600
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GPS: 37.8346, -107.8805

Last Price Paid: $0
Pad Type: dirt
Open Seasonally: Yes
Elevation: 9616 ft
Tent Camping: Yes

Accessibility is not guaranteed, always scout ahead before driving down dirt roads.
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3 people have reviewed this location.

Ratings Summary

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Cleanliness
Site Quality
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Cell Phone Coverage

3bars
Verizon 4G/LTE
1bars
AT&T 4G/LTE
Weboost
6 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 1
“slightly underwhelming...”

Reviewed Aug 15, 2018

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
Cleanliness
Site Quality
Noise
1bars
Verizon 4G/LTE

This review is the opinion of a Campendium member and not of Campendium.com


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GinaDog
UT
17 Alto F1743 (Safari Condo)
2017 Toyota Tacoma TRD Off-Road
35 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 2

GinaDog would stay here again

“Free, great location, lakes and a toilet”

Reviewed Jul 18, 2017

Overall Rating

We stayed here 2 nights in mid July with one tent and one small trailer. Most of the camping is on the east side of the lake; a few sites in the evergreens, I saw a tent right on the lake shore, or in the open meadows east of the lake for tent camping. Nearby is Lizard Head Pass, Hope Lake trail, Trout Lake and more. Two old cabins to ... more

Access
Location
Cleanliness
Site Quality
Noise
4bars
Verizon 4G/LTE

This review is the opinion of a Campendium member and not of Campendium.com


1 review
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 4
Site Number: 1

Ifrpilot would stay here again

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

Reviewed May 15, 2017

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

This review is the opinion of a Campendium member and not of Campendium.com


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

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