Molly Brown Campground


Turquoise Lake

Named after the "unsinkable" Molly Brown on the Titanic, this campground is located on the eastern shore of Turquoise Lake in a shaded lodgepole pine forest at an elevation of 9,900 feet. Potable water, vault toilets, picnic tables and firerings with grates are available throughout this campground. Firewood is for sale at the host site. 

The Turquoise Lake Nature Trail traverses between this and the Silver Dollar campgrounds and loops along the shoreline. Be sure to pick up your trail guide prior to departure to learn about the flora and fauna along this trail.

At a Glance

Reservations: Call: 1-877-444-6777 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 Labor Day
Usage: Medium-Heavy
Best Season: Summer
Busiest Season: Summer
Restrictions: Regardless of the length of the parking spur, only one Recreational Vehicle per single campsite is allowed; double sites may have two.  No discharge of firearms or fireworks. High altitude sickness may occur at this atlitude. 
Closest Towns: Leadville, CO
Water: Potable water is available through a pressurized water system.
Restroom: Flush toilets are located throughout the campground.
Operated By: Rocky Mountain Recreation Company

General Information


From Leadville, follow signs to the Turquoise Lake Recreation Area.


Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

RV Camping


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