Lakeview Campground


Lakeview Campground is a large campground situated in lodgepole pine and sage habitat at an elevation of 9,500 feet overlooking Twin Lakes Reservoir. Facilities include vault restrooms, potable water, picnic tables, fire rings, and pedestal grills.

the campground has two loops that are reservable as group campsites (Loops D and E), some of which have incredible views of Twin Lakes Reservoir. Facilities include picnic tables, fire rings, pedestal grills, potable water, and vault toilets. 

Individually available for reservations are the six campsites in Loop F. 

Loops G and H are available on a first-come, first-served basis, and are not reservable.

High altitude sickness may occur at this altitude.

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 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
$19.00 fee per site for overnight camping. Two (2) vehicles or one (1) RV per site 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.
Open Season: 05/22/2015
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: Buena Vista and Leadville, CO
Water: potable water is available through a pressurized water system. No filling RV tanks, please.
Restroom: Vault toilets are available in 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.

Operated By: Rocky Mountain Recreation Company

General Information


From Leadville, travel 15 miles south on US Hwy 24; turn RIGHT on Highway 82 and travel 4 miles to Lake County Road 24. Turn RIGHT on Lake County Road 24 at the campground sign; travel 1 mile north to the campground, which is on the left side of the road.


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Fee charged for some activities
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Drinking water
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9,500 feet