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Amphitheater Campground

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About This Campground

National Forest

Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre, and Gunnison National Forests

Amphitheater Campground is located near the town of Ouray, Colo., at an elevation of 8,400 feet. Visitors enjoy the area for its beautiful scenery and great hiking and off-road trail opportunities. Recreation Many hiking trails are found in the immediate area, including the popular Upper Cascade…

Fee Info

$24 per night per camping unit; $4 per day for Day Use/Picnic if in a campsite; $6 per firewood bundle; $5.00 per bag trash (non registered guests).

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Access

  • Drive-In
    Park next to your site
  • Walk-In
    Park in a lot, walk to your site.
  • Boat-In
    Sites accessible by watercraft.

Stay Connected

  • WiFi
    Available
  • Verizon
    Available
  • AT&T
    Available
  • T-Mobile
    Available

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)
  • Dispersed
  • Group

Features

For Campers

  • ADA Access
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Firewood Available
  • Phone Service
  • Reservable
  • Drinking Water
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Pull-Through Sites

Reviews

20 Reviews of Amphitheater Campground

Ratings Breakdown

  • 1
  • 0
  • 3
  • 3
  • 13
Amanda M.
Reviewed Sep. 29, 2021

Spectacular campsite

Absolutely wonderful experience at this site. It had awesome views, private sites, clean bathrooms, amazing camp hosts, and running water. Ouray is super close if you want to explore the town. Some amazing hiking trails and lakes are also nearby. We visited at the end of September which made for…

Site34
Month of VisitOctober
G
Reviewed Sep. 15, 2021

Views for Days.

Extremely picturesque! Campsites are fairly close together but the vibe is still pretty tranquil. Wonderful hosts. FCFS sites filled up fast at about 5.

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Month of VisitSeptember
J
Reviewed Aug. 25, 2021

Ruined by the Bathrooms!

I am literally laying here smelling the bathroom from my tent. Site 14 is a great site, but if the wind is bad- yikes. The bathrooms are so putrid I will never come back. Plenty of dispersed camp sites that offer views similar to the Amphitheater Campground. And for what it’s worth I have used…

Site14
Month of VisitSeptember

Location

Amphitheater Campground is located in Colorado

Directions

From Ouray, travel approximately 2 miles south on Highway 550. Watch for the campground sign and turnoff road to the left.

Coordinates

38.03750013 N
107.66166675 W

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