Top 10 Old Hundred Gold Mine Campgrounds & RV Parks

Old Hundred Gold Mine
Old Hundred Gold Mine, inside the mine. Photo Credit: http://minetour.com/index.html

The Old Hundred Gold Mine Tour in Silverton gives you a taste of gold mining as it was during the Colorado gold rush. Watch demonstrations of how mining was done in the early 1900’s. When your tour is done, step outside and pan for real gold, silver, and copper. The Old Hundred Mine is just one of the historic mining sites and museums in the Silverton area. There is much to see in the area and some great RV parks to explore.

1. Red Mountain RV Park

Red Mountain RV Park
Red Mountain RV Park, Photo from Red Mountain RV Park

Just 17 miles away from The Old Hundred Gold Mine is the family oriented Red Mountain RV Park. There is plenty to do here. Train enthusiasts love the narrow-gauge trip from Durango. Outdoor sportsmen find great fishing, hiking, biking, kayaking, ATV paths, Jeep trails, and snowmobiling, skiing and snowboarding in the winter, and much more. This is a friendly park that the whole family can enjoy.

Best Features

Daily Rates: $40-43 per night
# of RV Sites: 45
Full Hookups: Yes
30/50 Amp: Both
Back-in/Pull-through Sites: Yes
Pool/Hot tub: No
Showers: Yes, extra fee
Pets Allowed: Yes

Why you’ll love Red Mountain RV Park

Nestled in the San Juan Mountains, the park has incredible mountain views. The RV park is right next to the Durango Narrow Gauge train tracks with a view of Kendall Mountain. No trails run at night, but during the day, you get to see the trains driven by a coal-fired engine carrying passengers several times a day. Great visual appeal and friendly hosts. There is plenty to do in the area.

Reviews of Red Mountain RV Park

We stay in this park every Fourth of July and the Lockey’s go out of their way to make us feel like family.” – Outback USA, RV Park Reviews
The San Juan Mountains are incredibly beautiful and full of history. The off-road and jeep roads are challenging yet beautiful. Silverton itself is one of the last small, Colorado mountain towns…”- RV Park Reviews

Alpine Loop. Museum is a great experience. Train buffs love the narrow gauge run from Durango. Fishing. ATV’ing/Jeeping/Snowmobiling. Kayaking. Hiking. And if here for the 4th – great parade and fireworks!!” – RV Park Reviews

Red Mountain RV Park Information

RV park and campground is open June 1 to October 1 each year
Phone: 888-970-5512
Physical Address:
664 Greene St
Silverton, Colorado 81433
Mailing Address:
PO Box 346,
Silverton, Colorado 81433
Website: Red Mountain Motel, Cabins, RV Park

2. Silverton Lakes RV Resort

Silverton Lakes RV Park
Silverton Lakes RV Park, Photo from http://silvertonlakes.com/photos/

Located in the San Juan Mountains, Silverton Lakes RV Resort makes a great base for visiting the Old Hundred Gold Mine and many other Silverton attractions. Outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy hiking, biking, fishing, direct access to ATV, OHV, and Jeep trails. This park is the historic location of the Silverton Gladstone & Northerly Railroad which hauled gold ore from the Gold King MIne. The Silverton Lakes RV Resort is only 5.7 miles and 17 minutes from the Old Hundred Gold Mine.

Best Features

Daily Rates: $35 to $50
# of RV Sites: 17
Full Hookups: Yes
30/50 Amp: Both
Back-in/Pull-through Sites: Back-in
Pool/Hot tub: No
Showers: Yes
Pets Allowed: Yes

Why you’ll love Silverton Lakes RV Resort

This quiet RV park is only 2 blocks from the main street of Silverton, within walking distance of stores, restaurants, Montagna’s Distillery, and other attractions. Bring your own Jeep or ATV, or rent one, and enjoy direct access to the many trails. Enjoy the small town atmosphere or take off into nature.

Reviews of Silverton Lakes RV Resort

At 9000+ elevation, it gets cold at night in September but the days warmed up nicely. Like everything else in Silverton, this park is a little overpriced but is quiet except when the trains arrive and depart. We will stay here again.” Delbert, RV Park Reviews

Staff was VERY nice. Location was great. Just outside of the main street. Made for a nice walk in the mornings. The roads to and from town were OHV friendly, so we could drive our UTV to the car wash and to the grocery store. They rent fire pits to you for very inexpensive, which was nice. They have 3 or 4 cabins that people without RV’s can stay in.”– 2 TEXOMA, RV Park Reviews.

Silverton Lakes RV Resort Information

Phone: 970-387-9888
Physical Address:
1445 Mineral St
Silverton, Colorado 81433
Mailing Address:
PO Box 126
Silverton, CO 81433
Website: Silverton Lakes RV Resort

3. Matterhorn Campground

Matterhorn
Deer sighting at Matterhorn, Photo from https://www.recreation.gov/camping/matterhorn/r/campgroundDetails.do?contractCode=NRSO&parkId=73831

Located just outside of Telluride, Matterhorn Campground is a little over 2 hours away from the Old Hundred Gold Mine. But the fantastic views, wilderness areas, and private camp sites make this a campground worth the drive. Come here to get away from it all, then head into Telluride when you get ready for a few creature comforts.

Best Features

Daily Rates: $16 to $20
# of RV Sites: 25
Full Hookups: Yes
Pull-thru sites: Yes
30/50 Amp: 20/30 amp
Pool/Hot tub: No
Showers: Yes
Pets Allowed: Yes

Why you’ll love Matterhorn Campground

The Matterhorn is a nice wooded campground with plenty to offer. Wildlife viewing tops the list, but you’ll also enjoy hiking, mountain biking, skiing, and fishing nearby. Take advantage of the free gondola ride in Telluride for beautiful views of the region.

Reviews of Matterhorn Campground

“The most popular campground in the San Juan National Forest, and for good reason: the view is spectacular.”- Old Mountain Man, RV Park Reviews

This is a nice little campground nestled between the higher reaches around Telluride, Colorado. This campground is just off the highway, however the thick trees and the nearby creek help to obscure the noise from the road. The camp sites are fairly close together, but with the thick trees you still have a feeling of privacy. This small campground comes with many of the amenities such as fresh tap water, full RV hookup and some restrooms and showers.” – Camp Out Colorado

Matterhorn Campground Information

Phone: 970-249-4552
Physical Address:
Matterhorn,
Uncompahgre National Forest,
Montrose CO 81402
Driving Directions:
From Telluride, travel approximately 7 miles south on Highway 145. Watch for campground signs; the turn off from the road is on the left.

4. 4J+1+1 RV Park and Campground

Camp sites
Camp Sites at 4J+1+1 RV Park. Photo from http://www.4jrvpark.com/camp-sites/

Located just two blocks from downtown Ouray and just under 30 miles from Old Hundred Gold Mine, this campground offers the best of the outdoors in a small town setting. The Ouray Hot Springs Pool is located just a short walk from the north end of the campground. Walk across town to see Box Canyon Falls or Cascade Falls.

Best Features

Daily Rates: $30 to $38 for 2 persons, $2 for additional persons, kids free under 5 years old
# of RV Sites: 58
Full Hookups: Yes
30/50 Amp: both
Back-in/Pull-through Sites: 19 pull-thru sites
Pool/Hot tub: Pool in walking distance
Showers: Yes
Pets Allowed: Yes, kennel service when you are away from the campground

Why you’ll love 4J+1+1 RV Park and Campground

This is a family oriented park located within walking distance of a grocery store, restaurants, craft beer, and coffee. There is a playground for the kids and the Ouray Hot Springs Pool is nearby. If you feel like a short walk, the Ouray river walk offers a 2 mile round trip walking trail on the Uncompahgre river and the new Ouray Perimeter trail head is nearby along with other beautiful hiking trails.

Reviews of 4J+1+1 RV Park and Campground

“Nice that it is downtown Ouray, walking distance to historic district, shopping and dining. Hosts are very nice and accommodating.”– Seagrace, RV Park Reviews

“Try the Ouray Perimeter Trail if you are in to hiking – or at least go to Box Canyon Falls (which is included in the whole perimeter trail hike). Also recommend the 15 minute drive to Ridgway to eat on the rooftop Sky Bar at the Chipeta Lodge and Spa. Live music on Fridays. Great views, especially as the sun is setting.” – RV Park Reviews

“Lots of things to see and do in Ouray. Hiking, biking 4-wheeling, Hot Springs, Box Canyon, and easy access to trails that take you over the mountains to Telluride. Book early and get a site right on the river.”– RV Park Reviews

“We really liked our stay here. It was quiet, whereas other campsites in the area are less so. Our site was next to river which was wonderful. We liked that it is close to town, and it was an easy walk. The convenient walk to the reconstructed city hot springs pool was nice too. “– Scot671, RV Park Reviews

4J+1+1 RV Park and Campground Information

Phone: 970-325-4418
Physical Address:
790 Oak Street
PO Box F
Ouray, CO 81427

5. Ouray RV Park and Cabins

Ouray in the fall
Fall in Ouray, Photo from Ouray RV Park, http://www.ourayrvpark.com/

Located on 7.5 acres of Uncompaghre River front and surrounded by mountain views, Ouray RV Park is a short walk from all the Ouray shops, Ouray river walk, and the Ouray Hot Springs Pool. You’ll enjoy unobstructed moutain views and occasional views of Bridal Veil Falls during the summer.

Best Features

• Daily Rates: $38 to $55
• # of RV Sites: 65
• Full Hookups: Yes
• 30/50 Amp: Yes
• Back-in/Pull-through Sites: Both
• Pool/Hot tub: Pool nearby
• Showers: Yes
• Pets Allowed: Yes

Why you’ll love Ouray RV Park and Cabins

With fantastic views and close access to Ouray, this RV park offers plenty to do. Some sites have views of Bridal Veil Falls and Skyrocket Falls during the summer. ATV and Jeep enthusiasts will enjoy easy access to many Ouray Bike and Jeep trails. Also enjoy hiking, fishing, and biking.

Reviews of Ouray RV Park and Cabins

“This is a great park if you want to be very close to Ouray. The best thing going for the park is its location, just a mile from the main part of town. It’s a quick drive to get there, or you can walk along the riverwalk trail which runs right along the RV Park. The park is also right along the Uncompahgre River. The views from the park are wonderful, though the tall mountains to the east mean that you won’t see the sun until two hours later than official sunrise!” – LifeRebooted, RV Park Reviews

Ouray RV Park and Cabins Information

Phone: 970-325-4523
Physical Address:
1700 North Main St (Hwy 550)
Ouray, CO 81427

6. Castle Lakes Campgrounds & Cabins

Castle Lakes campground is a pleasantly forested campground located on the Alpine Loop. Located 31 miles from Old Hundred Gold Mine, it sports 2 good trout lakes and great hiking, 4-wheeling, biking and jeep trails.

(Photo of Castle Lakes Campgrounds)

Best Features

• Daily Rates: $27 to $35 per night for 2 people, additional people: add $1 for kids under 12 and $2 for anyone over 12.
• # of RV Sites: 50
• Full Hookups: Yes
• 30/50 Amp: Yes
• Back-in/Pull-through Sites: Yes
• Pool/Hot tub: No
• Showers: Yes

Why you’ll love Castle Lakes Campground

Remotely located in a peaceful forest, this campground has a playground and horseshoe pits for the kids and 2 private fishing lakes. It is a 20 minute drive to restaurants, museums, historic district and 30 minutes to the ghost town and mine tours. There is plenty to keep you busy here.

Reviews of Castle Lakes Campground

“The sites are mostly back-in sites but some very large TT and fifth wheels had no problems getting in and out. The scenery is tremendous! The lakes are surrounded by snow capped peaks. The campground elevation is over 9,000 feet so be prepared with warm clothes. Lake City is very small with only two small grocery stores. Be advised to bring food and beverages with you.” -HangDiver, RV Park Reviews

“A well stocked General store and just down the road. . . in two days I’ve seen 7 moose. Aspens were changing and snow along Alpine Loop. I will return there once again next year. I feel so relaxed and stress free while camping at Castle Lakes Camp Grounds.” – Naturespaintbrush, RV Park Reviews

Castle Lakes Campground Information

Phone: 970-944-2622
Reservations: 970-944-2622
Mailing Address: PO Box 909, Lake City, CO 81235
Driving Directions: Go 2 miles south of Lake City on Hwy 149, turn on Cinnamon Pass Rd (County Road 30). We are 4 miles past Lake San Cristobal.

Website: Castle Lakes Campground

7. Ouray KOA Campground

Ouray KOA Campground, Photo by Ouray KOA Campground, https://koa.com/campgrounds/ouray/site-type/rv-camping-sites/

Only 34 miles from Old Hundred Gold Mine, the Ouray KOA is well situated for a good time.  Take a tour on the Durango Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad, tour the gold mines, and spend a day at Black Canyon National Park. Enjoy all that the area has to offer from your home base at the Ouray KOA campground.

Best Features

# of RV Sites: 120
Full Hookups: Yes
30/50 Amp: Yes
Back-in/Pull-through Sites: Yes
Pool/Hot tub: Hot tub
Showers: Yes
Pets Allowed: Yes

Why you’ll love the Ouray KOA Campground

A nice camp with streams running through. The Creekside Cafe is located onsite, offering breakfast daily andBBQ and live entertainment on the weekends.

Reviews of the Ouray KOA Campground

“This park is beautifully situated among trees with mountain views, and is off the highway. It is fairly quiet, especially at night.” – Arizona Nancy, RV Park Reviews

Ouray KOA Campground Information

Information: 970-325-4736
Reservations: 970-325-8026
Address:
US Hwy 550
PO Box J
Ouray, CO 81427

Website: Ouray KOA Campground

8. Wupperman Campground

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Wupperman Campground is a Hinsdale County park set on the east side of Lake San Cristobal. The sites have gorgeous views overlooking the lake. The campground is rustic, with no hookups, but the views are worth the inconvenience. There are many miles of trails for hiking, biking, horseback riding, and ATVs. Wupperman Campground is 35 miles from the Old Hundred Mine.

 

Best Features

• Daily Rates: $15 per night
• # of RV Sites: 31
• Full Hookups: No hookups
• 30/50 Amp: No
• Back-in/Pull-through Sites: Yes
• Pool/Hot tub: No
• Showers: No
• Pets Allowed: Yes

Why you’ll love Wupperman Campground

The setting on Lake San Cristobal is beautiful and the fishing is good. There are boat docks on the west side of Lake San Cristobal for public use and 7 boat slips for overnight use at $8 per day. Lake City also has some nice shopping.

Reviews of Wupperman Campground

Rustic campground in a spectacular setting above Lake San Cristobal. Road in is narrow and a bit rough but we saw some pretty big 5th wheels camped in the upper campground. Really a beautiful area with access to miles of hiking trails and ATV roads that reach all the way to Silverton CO. “- Cfmelville, RV Park Reviews.

 Wupperman Campground Information

Hinsdale County Administration Office: 970-944-2225
Reservations: No Reservations available, first come, first served.
Physical Address: East Side, Lake San Cristobal, County Rd 33, Hinsdale County CO
Website: Wupperman Campground

9. Haviland Lake Campground

Haviland Lake Campground, Photo by Haviland Lake Campground, https://www.recreation.gov/camping/haviland-lake-campground/r/campgroundDetails.do?contractCode=NRSO&parkId=72182

Situated on beautiful Haviland Lake in the San Juan National Forest, the area is known for its hiking, fishing, canoeing and its scenic, natural setting. Many sites have spectacular views of the Hermosa Cliffs across the lake. Haviland Lake Campground is only 35 miles from the Old Hundred Mine.

Best Features

Daily Rates: $25
• # of RV Sites: 43
Full Hookups: No, Electric Only
30/50 Amp: Yes
Back-in/Pull-through Sites: Yes
Pool/Hot tub: No
Showers: No
Pets Allowed: Yes

Why you’ll love Haviland Lake Campground

You’ll enjoy the lakefront setting of Haviland Lake Campground. The Forebay Lake Trail begins in the campground and several other trails are nearby. Enjoy the serene setting and wildlife sightings.

Reviews of Haviland Lake Campground

“I’ll state right up front, this is one of our very favorite campgrounds. It’s a National Forest CG it has about 35 sites of which approx 12 have electricity. The sites are situated in the woods above a beautiful lake and surrounded by huge mountains.” – Creativepart, RV Park Reviews

“If you are looking for a cushy park with lots of amenities, this is not the place for you. We didn’t have reservations, but the park holds a few sites for first come first serve. We found a spot that our RV would fit in although there were no utilities. You can run a generator between 8am and 10pm. The weather is nice and cool and the park is so quiet. We slept with the windows open and the weather was perfect for it. Would definitely stay here again. If you want a spot on the lake, with power, be sure to go to the website and reserve it well in advance because they stay pretty booked up in the summer.” – Joy C, RV Park Reviews

Haviland Lake Campground Information

General Information: 970-884-2512
Address: Haviland Lake Road, San Juan NF, Durango CO
Website: Haviland Lake Campground

10. Highlander RV Campground

Highlander Campground, photo credit: http://www.highlandercampground.com/home.html

The Highlander RV Campground overlooks Lake Fork of the Gunnison River and is surrounded by fantastic views of the San Juan Mountains. You can hear relax to the sound of the nearby waterfall. Enjoy the natural trails in the area. The campground is just over 13 miles from the Old Hundred Gold Mine

Best Features

• Daily Rates: $38
• # of RV Sites: 26
• Full Hookups: Yes
• 30/50 Amp: Yes
• Back-in/Pull-through Sites: No
• Pool/Hot tub: No
• Showers: Yes
• Pets Allowed: Yes

Why you’ll love Highlander RV Campground

This is a nice campground for nature lovers. There is a nice hiking trail behind the campground and more trails nearby.

Reviews of Highlander RV Campground

“As first timers there, we really enjoyed this facility. The owners really made us feel at home. The altitude was a bit to get used to, but all else was great!!! We would definitely go back next year!”– TXRVKing2013, RV Park Reviews

” A wonderful park, we really wanted to stay longer. It is a small park and backing into the sites is not for the newbie or faint of heart but once parked you are glad you came. It is another of those parks with a great setting and really, really nice owners who make sure everything runs smoothly. The laundry and the showers were so clean we happily used them instead of our own and I noticed others did as well. There is a nice pavilion with a few gas grills available for use. “ – PBuds, RV Park Reviews

Highlander RV Campground Information

Phone: 907-944-2878 or 8880580-4636
Address: 1245 County Rd 30, Lake City, Colorado 81235
Website: Highlander RV Campground

Renting an RV near the Old Hundred Gold Mine

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RV Parks Monthly Rates near Old Hundred Gold Mine

None of the RV Parks listed here list monthly rates, you will need to enquire about stay limits and availability. Daily rates range from a low of $15 for dry sites to a high of $55 with full amenities.

Best RV Camping Near Old Hundred Gold Mine

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