Durango, Colorado
Mavreeso Campground, San Juan Forest

Mavreeso Campground: San Juan Forest

Location: Near Dolores, Colorado
Dolores is 38 miles from Durango
RV Limits: Yes. 35 feet maximum
Elevation: 6700 Feet
Camp Sites: 14 Camping Sites
Group Sites: 4
Reservations: No. First come, first serve.


Location and Directions. Mavreeso is one of three campgrounds along the West Dolores Road (Forest Rd. 535), which branches north from Colorado Highway 145 about 13 miles northeast of Dolores. The road follows the West Dolores River almost to its headwaters in the Lizard Head Wilderness. Side roads lead into the back country. After 32 miles, the road rejoins the highway 6 miles north of Rico. The road has a gravel surface, but the last 6 miles are steep, narrow, and not recommended for trailers.


Overview and Attractions

Located on the West Fork of the Dolores River. Parking for fishermen is available near the campground. There are several parcels of private land along the river, so please stay on the trail and don't trespass. Mountain biking is available on Forest Development Roads #532 and #535. Forest Service Trail #624 is 2.0 miles south of the campground.


Mavreeso Campground Facilities

There are 14 campsites, mostly level and close to the river. Several of the sites have shady tent areas beneath spruce and fir tree. There are pull-throughs for RVs. A sanitary dumping station is near one of the toilets. There is water, trash pickup, and accessible vault toilets.


All campsites have tables that accommodate wheelchairs and five have electricity. There is one group picnic site and four group campsites. For information on reservation of the day-use or overnight 30-person group area, call (970) 882-2294.


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
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