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Camping

There are many established and primitive campgrounds nearby, offering a variety of amenities, mountain and lake views. The national forest access for rugged camping is superb. The trail system along the continental divide, Colorado trail, and day hikes are incredible! Stop in, call ahead, and count on us for anything else you may want to enjoy the outdoors!

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Lakeview Campground
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Lakeview Campground

Phone: 719.486.0749 | Toll Free: 877.444.6777

Capacity: 590 People Elevation: 9,500 Feet (2961.3 Meters)

Length of Stay: 14 Days

Number of Sites: 59

Reservation Contact: National Reservation System: 877-444-6777

Reservation Remarks: 21 family sites 3 group sites

Reservation Status: Accepted for Selected Sites

Dexter Campground
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Dexter Campground

| Toll Free: 877.444.6777

Directions from Twin Lakes: Drive approximately 4.5 miles east of Twin Lakes Village on Highway 82. Turn right on the Dexter Campground access road. If you reach the intersection of Highway 24 and 82 you've gone too far.

Capacity: 240 People

Elevation: 9,300 Feet (2899.0 Meters)

Length of Stay: 14 Days

Number of Sites: 24

Reservation Contact: N/A

Reservation Status: Not Accepted

Whitestar Campground
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Whitestar Campground

Phone: 719.486.0749 | Toll Free: 877.444.6777

Capacity: 680 People

Elevation: 9,197 Feet (2866.9 Meters)

Length of Stay: 14 Days

Number of Sites: 68

Reservation Contact: National Reservation System: 877-444-6777

Reservation Status: Accepted at 49 Site

Lilly Pond Trail
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Lilly Pond Trail

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This is a nice stroll, great for morning or evening wildlife viewing and birding or fishing. Access north of Lakeview Campground, immediately north of Shore Pretty Overlook (Road 125.1C), is recommended for four-wheel drive only. You may wish to add another two miles to this short hike, and walk up the road through gorgeous aspen groves. There is a maze of trails that wander around these beaver-created ponds.

Directions from Leadville: From Leadville travel south on U.S Highway 24 to the junction of Colorado Highway 82. Travel west approximately 3.5 miles to Lake County Road 24. Turn right (north) on Lake County 24 and follow it approximately 1.1 miles to the scenic parking area just north of Lakeview Campground. Seasonal Information: Normally Accessible: May through September (NOTE: Snow and mud may obstruct the trail at high elevations.) .

 

Beginning Elevation: 9,622 Feet (2999.4 Meters) South Mt. Elbert Trailhead

Difficulty: Easy Elevation Gain: 778 Feet (242.5 Meters)

Ending Elevation: 10,400 Feet (3241.9 Meters)

Lily Beaver Ponds Length, One-way: 1 Miles (1.67 Kilometers)

Twin Peaks Campground
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Twin Peaks Campground

Phone: 719.486.0749 | Toll Free: 877.444.6777

Twin Peaks is a first-come, first-served campground west of Twin Lakes Reservoir in a shaded aspen and lodgepole pine forest. It is located above the whitewater of Lake Creek at 9,600 feet with spectacular views of the Sawatch Range. The Continental Divide and Mount Elbert trails are nearby.

Reservation Contact: National Reservation System: 877-444-6777

Directions:

From Leadville, go 15 miles south on US 24, then west on CO 82 past Twin Lakes Reservoir and Twin Lakes Village.

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