Lakeview Campground - Gunnison RD

Area Status: Closed

Lakeview Campground is located on Taylor Park Reservoir, at an elevation of 9,400 feet. The campground is situated just above Taylor Park Reservoir, among ponderosa and lodgepole pine trees. The valley floor is broad, flat and dotted with sagebrush. Most campsites have beautiful views of the reservoir and the Sawatch Mountains.

Visitors enjoy the area for its fishing and boating, and abundant off-road and biking opportunities. Taylor Park Reservoir offers boating, fishing and swimming. Anglers cast for northern pike, kokanee salmon, and rainbow, brown, brook and cutthroat trout. A boat ramp is located just below the campground. Fishing and pontoon boat rentals are available at the marina. There are 65 campsites including standard electric/nonelectric and tent camping.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Limited sites available - no water.
Reservations: Reservations can be made at or by calling 1-877-444-6777, TDD 1-877-833-6777. Some sites are first-come, first-served.
Fees: $24 per night per camping unit; $10 per night electric fee; $12 per additional tent in tent camping units, $6 per day for day use/picnic use in a campsite; $10 per firewood bundle.
Open Season: May 12 - Sept. 29
Usage: Heavy
Restrictions: OHV use not authorized in campground.
Closest Towns: Almont, CO
Water: Treated Pressurized
Restroom: Vault Toilet, Pit Toilet,
Operated By: Concessionaire
Information Center: There are 6 ADA accessible sites in this campground. (Site #'s  31,32,34,53,54, 62) Campers are required to store food and other items in a hard sided vehicle or camping unit constructed of solid non-pliable material. Click here for more information.

General Information

Directions: Drive east on County Road 742(Taylor Canyon Road) for 21 miles.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Campground Camping

No. of Sites 66 single site(s)
Reservation Info This site can be reserved by calling Toll Free 1-877-444-6777 (International 518-885-3639 or TDD 877-833-6777) or on-line at
Fire Information
No. of Accessible sites 22 of 66
Reservation required?: Y
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RV Camping

Reservation Info This site can be reserved by calling Toll Free 1-877-444-6777 (International 518-885-3639 or TDD 877-833-6777) or on-line at
Pavement Type for Parking No
Hookup - Water No
Hookup - Sewer No
Dump Stations Yes
Hookups - Electric Yes
Reservation required?: Y

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Recreation Areas

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log cabin with red roof in meadow surrounded by aspens in leafing out in early spring

Silesca Ranger Station- one of several cabins you can reserve on our forest.

tent in woods

Just about all the shelter you need for a night in the backcountry!

fire in ring with RV in background

RV camping with many of the comforts of home!