Durango, Colorado
A Four Season Vacation Experience

Ferris Canyon Campground: San Juan Mountains

Location: 37 miles from Dolores
Dolores is 38 miles from Durango
RV Limits: Yes. 45 feet maximum
Elevation: 6500 Feet
Camp Sites: 7 Camping
Group Sites: 0
Reservations: No. First come, first serve


Location and Directions. Travel 37 miles northwest from Dolores, Colorado to Ferris Campground on following roads: Highway 184, U.S. Highway 666 and County Roads 505 and 504. Dolores is 38 miles from Durango CO.


Overview and Attractions

Ferris Campground is 3.5 miles downstream of the McPhee Dam and popular with fly fishermen. Fishing is required catch-and-release. Historic Lone Dome Ranger Station is nearby and is a landmark and interpretation of the first ranger station which was built on the old Montezuma National Forest around 1912.


Ferris Campground Facilities

Ferris Canyon Campground, at Lone Dome, is 3 miles from Cabin Canyon Campground (closed) along Forest Road 504. It has 7 camping sites that are barrier-free, hand pumps for water, and 6 picnic areas for day use. It is northwest of McPhee Reservoir. There are no showers, electricity, or firewood. A Dump is nearby.


More Information

Dolores Ranger District
29211 Highway 184
Dolores, CO 81323
Voice: (970) 882-7296
Fax: (970) 882-6841
TTY: (970) 882-6842
Reservations: (877) 444-6777
Online Reservations


Ferris Campground Area Map


Google Map & Directions


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