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Cathedral Campground

4 Reviews

About This Campground

.NO POTABLE WATER AVAILABLE Cathedral Campground is northwest of Del Norte and northeast of South Fork, on Embargo Creek. It was remodeled in 2010 and now has 22 sites.   17 are dead end spurs and 5 are pull throughs.  Sites vary from 35 to 45 feet in length.  This campground is…

Site Types

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


For Campers

  • ADA Access
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Firewood Available
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Pull-Through Sites
  • Max Length: 50 ft.


  • Drive In
    Park next to your campsite


4 Reviews of Cathedral Campground

Ratings Breakdown

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Doug W.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jan. 10, 2021

Good hiking from the campground

We spent two night here and really enjoyed it.  There is a nice hike right from the campground.  The trail allows motorcycles but it doesn't appear they have been there much.  We didn't see any.  Usage would be light/medium I would say.  The road in is good for all vehicles but I question the…

Month of VisitJuly
Reviewed Sep. 9, 2020

Beautiful campground on the creek

My family and I stayed here for 3 nights over Labor Day weekend and we loved it! It’s about 10 miles off the highway down a narrow, dirt road, and there were plenty of empty spots over the Holiday weekend. I highly recommend getting a campsite along the creek side (#5 was the BEST). Plenty of space…

  • campsite #6
  • fire ring at campsite #5
  • Embargo creek behind site #5
Glenna L.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jun. 20, 2020

Starry Night

We stayed here for one night at the end of August...we arrived around noon on a Friday and there were several sites to choose from. Its amazing that this campground is free! There was a wonderful trail to hike right in the campground...and at night, the stars were absolutely stunning! We can't wait…


Cathedral Campground is located in Colorado


From Del Norte, Colorado: Travel 8.75 miles west on U.S. Highway 160to Embargo Creek Rd. and County Rd. 18 signs. Turn right onto Rd. 18 and >go 1.4 miles to a "T" intersection (County Rd. 15). Turn right onto Rd. 15 and go 0.3 miles to another "T" intersection (County Rd. 65) Turn left onto Rd. 65 and go 3.2 miles to "Y" intersection (Forest Rd. 640/650). Bear left onto Rd. 640 (dirt, single lane with no turnouts) 7.6 miles to campground sign. Right at sign into campground..  From South Fork, CO, take US 160 east 5.3 miles to Embargo Creek Rd. and County Rd. 18 signs. Turn left onto Rd. 18 and follow directions above from >


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