Baby Doe Campground is located in a shaded lodgepole pine forest, along the eastern shore of Turquoise Lake, at an elevation of 9,900 feet. Several popular campsites are close to the shoreline. Facilities include vault toilets, potable water, picnic tables, and fire rings. Firewood is available for sale at the camp host site.
This campground was named after Leadville's most prominent Silver King, Horace Tabor's second wife, Elizabeth McCourt, who's nickname was Baby Doe.
At a Glance
Call 1-877-444-6777 or reserve on-line at: www.recreation.gov
||Tent camping,Camping trailer,Fee charged for some activities,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
||Memorial Day (weather depending) - Labor day (weather depending)
||Reservations must be made at least 4 days in advance and requires a 2 night minimum stay on weekends and a 3 night minimum stay on holiday weekends.
No discharge of fireworks or firearms.
Altitude sickness may occur at this elevation.
||Potable water is available through a pressurized water system.
||Flush toilets are located throughout the campground.
||Rocky Mountain Recreation Company
Follow the signs from Leadville, Colorado to the Turquoise Lake Recreation Area.