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Blue Lakes Dispersed Camping

14 Reviews

About This Campground

National Forest

Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre, and Gunnison National Forests

Dispersed camping below Mount Sneffels. Boondocking sites located at the trailhead area.

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Access

  • Drive-In
    Park next to your site
  • Walk-In
    Park in a lot, walk to your site.
  • Hike-In
    Backcountry sites.

Stay Connected

  • WiFi
    Unknown
  • Verizon
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  • AT&T
    Unknown
  • T-Mobile
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Site Types

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

Features

For Campers

  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

Reviews

14 Reviews of Blue Lakes Dispersed Camping

Ratings Breakdown

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J
Reviewed Sep. 9, 2021

Better to backpack to lake vs camp by car

We came here the Saturday afternoon of Labor Day weekend, and had planned to camp by our car. The area was completely packed with cars and people already set up, and we found it difficult to find a spot. We drove around for about 30 mins, saw some cars and trucks blocking off sections to certain…

Month of VisitOctober
Kim The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed May. 25, 2021

Absolute Stunner

This site rivals my favorite spot in Big Sur. I chose this campground thanks to the previous reviewers. The spot I chose on the map was already taken when I got there, which was next to the creek. After scouting out a few more sites up the road, I landed on one that was even better than I could…

  • view from the meadow next to my site
  • beauty!
  • cooking stew in the rain
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Month of VisitJune
Katie M.
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!
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Location

Blue Lakes Dispersed Camping is located in Colorado

Coordinates

38.036 N
107.897 W

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