The Belle of Colorado is a tent-only, non-reservable campground located on the eastern shore of Turquoise Lake in a shaded lodgepole pine forest. Facilities include vault toilets, potable water, picnic tables, fire rings, and pedestal grills. Several desirable campsites are located near the shoreline.
At a Glance
Check in: 2 pm
Check out: 12 pm (noon)
Quiet Hours: 10 pm to 6 am
This is a first-come, first-served campground. No reservation is required.
Tent camping,Fee charged for some activities,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
$20.00 fee per site for overnight camping. Two (2) vehicles is included in the camping fee. $6.00 for a third vehicle.
$6.00 fee for day use if not camping overnight.
Fees are payable by cash, check or money order. Self-servicing fee tube is available.
First-come, first-served sites must be occupied the SAME NIGHT.
Golden Age and Golden Access Cardholder: 50% discount off the camping fee only.
Friday preceding Memorial Day
The following restrictions apply to this campground:
Maximum 8 persons per site: 2 tents and 2 vehicles.
Dogs must be leashed at all times.
No discharge of firearms or fireworks.
Only licensed vehicles can operate inside campground.
Camping is NOT ALLOWED behind a LOCKED GATE.
Potable water is available through a pressurized water system. No filling RV tanks, please.
Vault toilets are located throughout the campground.
The Interagency Senior Pass (previously known as the Golden Age Pass) and the Interagency Access Pass qualifies for a 50% discount at concessionaire run campsites. The discount only applies to the fee for the campsite physically occupied by the pass owner, not to any additional campsite(s) occupied by members of the pass owner's party.
Rocky Mountain Recreation Company
From Leadville, follow signs to Turquoise Lake Recreation Area.