Tent Sites
Fires Unknown
Pets Allowed
Water Unknown
About Thistledown

Thistledown Campground is adjacent to the historic site of Thistledown and the Weehawken Trailhead in Canyon Creek near Ouray, CO. There are 9 designated campsites with tent pads and fire rings/grills. A vault restroom and trash service is available. There is no water. This campground is heavily used by people planning to hike into Mount Sneffles & on other nearby trails, enjoying the wildflowers in Yankee Boy Basin or driving on the local jeep trails. Tent camping is recommended.

National Forest
Pets Allowed
Thistledown is located in Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre, and Gunnison National Forests in Colorado
38.002 N
-107.694 W
Get Directions
Travel south on Colorado State Highway 550 from Ouray, CO. Turn right (west) at end of town on County Road 361 (Canyon Creek Road). Turn left at campground sign.
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