Sunshine Campground

Uncompahgre National Forest

1 Review
8214 CO-145 Telluride, CO 81435 970-327-4261 970-874-6600 Official Website

GPS: 37.8894, -107.8885

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Overview of Sunshine Campground

Number of Sites 15

Pad Type gravel

Open Seasonally May - Oct.

Elevation 9577 ft

Max Stay 14

Tent Camping Yes

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Ratings Summary

Overall Rating
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Location
Cleanliness
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JennGrover
Pittsburgh, PA 15' nüCamp T@b 320 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trailhawk
42 reviews
“Small Campground in the Clouds”

Reviewed 1/4/2017

Nightly rate: $18
Days stayed: 1
Site Number: 18
Overall Rating

This is a small Forest Service CG above 9,000' on Sunshine Mesa, close to Telluride. The sites were the very small, but they were spread out and private. This was not the cleanest CG I have stayed at and the pit toilets had a sort of vacuum thing going on. I'll leave it at that.

The CG is in a nice location and there are views towards Mt. Wilson from a little trail on the edge of the CG.

I would not recommend that larger RVs attempt this CG. the sites are small and there is not a ton of room for turning around. It is first come, first serve, and it fills up early. You are taking a risk on a weekend, but if it full, you can find boondocking sites down near Trout Lake and Lizardhead Pass.

The CG was exceptionally quiet. There is no cell phone service at this CG. Even in the July heat, this CG was very cold over night and I ran the heat.

Access
Location
Cleanliness
Site Quality
Noise

JennGrover would stay here again

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Amenities

Hookups
  • dry camping
Site Amenities
  • fire ring
  • picnic table
Facilities
  • firewood
  • restrooms: vault
  • trash
  • water available
Pets
  • pets
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