Father Dyer Campground

  

Father Dyer Campground Entrance

Father Dyer Campground is located in a shaded lodgepole pine forest near the eastern shore of Turquoise Lake at an elevation of 9,900 feet. A foot trail to the lake is available between campsites 16 and 17. Facilities include picnic tables, fire rings, pedestal grills, potable water, and vault toilets.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Check in: 2 pm
Check out: 12 pm (noon)
Quiet hours: 10 pm to 6 am
Reservations: Phone 877-444-6777 or visit www.recreation.gov at least 4 days in advance. Friday and Saturday night minimum required stay on weekends. 3 nights minimum on holiday weekends. Walk-ups are exempt from the nightly minimum.
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Fee charged for some activities,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Fees
$20.00 fee per site for overnight camping. Two (2) vehicles or one (1) RV per site is included in the camping fee. $5.00 for a third vehicle. 
 
$6.00 fee for day use if not camping overnight.
 
Fees are payable by 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.
Open Season: 05/22/2015 - 09/08/2015
Usage: Medium-Heavy
Best Season: Summer
Busiest Season: Summer
Restrictions: The following restrictions apply to this campground:
  • Maximum 8 persons per site: 2 tents and 2 vehicles or 1 recreation vehicle.
  • 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.
Closest Towns: Leadville, CO
Water: Potable water is available through a pressurized water system.
Restroom: Flush toilets are available throughout the campground.
Passes: 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.
Operated By: Rocky Mountain Recreation Company
Information Center: Altitude sickness may occur at 10,000 feet.

General Information

Directions: Follow signs from Leadville to Turquoise Lake Recreation Area

Activities


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Amenities

Camping trailer
Toilets
Picnic tables
Parking
Fee charged for some activities
Tent camping
Drinking water