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Lower Blue Lake Dispersed Camping

12 Reviews

About This Campground

Dispersed camping below Mount Sneffels.

Site Types

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


For Campers

  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires


  • Drive In
    Park next to your campsite
  • Walk In
    Park in a lot, walk to your campsite
  • Hike In
    Hike a trail to your campsite


12 Reviews of Lower Blue Lake Dispersed Camping

Ratings Breakdown

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  • 10
Katie M.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Sep. 25, 2020

Realest Pull In Camping Ever!

First off, make sure you’re using the GPSing to Blue Lakes Trailhead, Telluride 81435 There are two different trailheads and there is camping at the other one (going through Ouray), but you can find that through the NPS system (Thistledown Campground and Angel Creek Campground).

The true…

  • My campsite by the stream
  • My campsite by the stream, from another angle
  • This is what the forest sign leaving (and entering) the grounds looks like. Once you pass this entering, start looking for sites!
Carly R.
Reviewed Sep. 1, 2020

Magical lakes in the mountains

If you go in on camp bird rd. this will take you to an area above the upper blue lakes. Unless you want to hike down into the lakes don’t go this route.

Go in through Ridgeway to 62 and take East Dallas Road. 5 miles or so up this gravel road will get you to the official campground for Lower Blue…

Anthony P.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Sep. 1, 2020

scenic camping

Blue lakes is one of the most vibrant colored lakes in Colorado and you can camp right at its shores! This is dispersed/backcountry camping only. Spots can be found right before the lake, look for a clearing and setup. This area can get really busy with day hikers and campers so go early and try…

Month of VisitOctober


Lower Blue Lake Dispersed Camping is located in Colorado


38.036 N
107.897 W

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