South Mineral


South Mineral features 26 non-reservable first come first serve campsites perched at an elevation of 9849.0ft within the state of Colorado. High altitude campgrounds like this one can get very cold at night, even during the warm summer months. Remember to pack accordingly.

Campers can expect temps to be reaching 13.69 today, with light snow and wind gusts up to 5.39mph.

Campers will find numerous amenities here such as toilets, clean potable drinking water, along with a multitude of activities.

The surrounding area offers outdoor enthusiasts an opportunity to enjoy and the simple pleasure of being outside.

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Area Hydrology

Gauge Streamflow Stage
Animas River Blw Durango Pump Plant Nr Durango
USGS 09362520
240 cfs 3.2 ft
Uncompahgre River Below Ridgway Reservoir
USGS 09147025
59 cfs 1.9 ft
Animas River Near Cedar Hill
USGS 09363500
287 cfs 4.4 ft
Lake Fork Blw Lake San Cristobal Nr Lake City
USGS 09123450
33 cfs 4.2 ft
Cimarron River Near Cimarron
USGS 09126000
19 cfs 1.2 ft
San Miguel River Near Placerville
USGS 09172500
92 cfs 4.1 ft
Lake Fork At Gateview
USGS 09124500
74 cfs 1.4 ft
Cement Creek At Silverton
USGS 09358550
12 cfs 0.8 ft
South Fork San Miguel River Near Ophir
USGS 09171310
34 cfs 1.6 ft
La Plata River At Colorado-New Mexico State Line
USGS 09366500
0 cfs 3.0 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change
Black Mesa
SNOTEL 1185
6" 0"
Columbus Basin
SNOTEL 904
6" -1"
Idarado
SNOTEL 538
2" 0"
Vallecito
SNOTEL 843
2" 1"
Cascade #2
SNOTEL 387
1" 1"
Park Reservoir
SNOTEL 682
9" 1"
Mesa Lakes
SNOTEL 622
3" -1"
Mancos
SNOTEL 905
2" 1"
Overland Res.
SNOTEL 675
1" 1"
Spud Mountain
SNOTEL 780
1" 1"
Red Mountain Pass
SNOTEL 713
4" 3"
Stump Lakes
SNOTEL 797
3" 0"
Slumgullion
SNOTEL 762
3" 0"
Beartown
SNOTEL 327
1" 0"

Outdoor Recreation

Campground Campsites Reservations Toilets Showers Elevation
Miller Creek 12 8,171 ft
Molas Lake Public Park None 10,504 ft
Junction Creek 44 7,275 ft
Matterhorn 28 9,466 ft
Ridgway State Park 283 7,062 ft
Amphitheater 35 8,254 ft
Sunshine 15 9,589 ft
Purgatory 14 8,827 ft
Haviland Lake 43 8,159 ft
Florida 20 8,330 ft
Sig Creek 9 9,255 ft
Thistledown 9 8,501 ft
South Mineral 26 9,849 ft
Transfer Park 25 8,482 ft
Telluride Town Park 28 8,771 ft
Ski Area Snowpack Air Temperature 5 Day Forecast
Silverton Mountain 4" 50° 13.05"
Telluride 0" 50° 13"
Durango Mountain Resort 0" 56° 9.97"
Hesperus Ski Area 6" 45° 6.49"
Kendall Mountain 0" 50° 13"
River Run Streamflow Length Class