Priest Lake – Telluride
Located in the surrounding area of Telluride.
Situated between Matterhorn Campground and Trout Lake, Priest Lake offers free camping and a multitude of outdoor activities.
In the summer pull out the SUP board and in the winter bring your Nordic skis. The Nordic Association grooms trails that are pet-friendly, both at Priest Lake and at Trout Lake.
Map & Directions
Map Coordinates: 37.835094, 107.880356
Where's the Trailhead?
dIRECTIONS TO TRAILHEAD
From 9th Street and Main Avenue in Durango, head west on 9th Street toward Camino Del Rio. Turn left onto Camino Del Rio/ Hwy 550.
From Camino del Rio, take US-160 W about 27 miles to CO-184 W/N Main Street in Mancos; take a right.
Follow CO-184 W for 17 miles, then turn right onto CO-145 N. Follow CO-145 N 52 miles to the Priest Lake campground.
help build our trails!
Join us for trail maintenance on Cutthroat Trail on September 25th from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm. Please note, registration is required to join us for Trailwork; please click below to register.