Lakeview Campground


Lakeview 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, lantern hooks, fire rings, and pedestal grills. 

Lakeview Campground has three loops that are reservable as group campsites (Loops D, E and F), some of which have incredible views of Twin Lakes Reservoir. Facilities include picnic tables, fire rings, pedestal grills, potable water, and vault toilets. Loops G and H are available on a first-come, first-served basis and are not reservable.

At a Glance


Call1-877-444-6777 or reserve sites at:

Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Fee charged for some activities,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Open Season: Memorial Day to the end of September
Usage: Medium-Heavy
Best Season: Summer
Busiest Season: Summer
Restrictions: 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 for reservable sites. An additional fee will be collected on-site for extra vehicles.

No discharge of firearms or fireworks.

High altitude sickness may occur at this altitude.

Closest Towns: Buena Vista and Leadville, CO
Water: Potable water is available at handpumps in the campground.
Restroom: Vault toilets are available in the campground.
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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Camping trailer
Picnic tables
Fee charged for some activities
Tent camping
Drinking water