Belle of Colorado Campground


Area Status: Closed

The Belle of Colorado is a tent-only, non-reservable campground with 19 sites located on the eastern shore of Turquoise Lake in a shaded lodgepole pine forest. Facilities include vault toilets, potable water, picnic tables, fire rings, and pedestal grills. Several desirable campsites are located near the shoreline. Firewood is available at the host site. During weekdays, usage is moderate, but heavy on weekends.

 

 

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Check in: 2 pm
Check out: 12 pm (noon)
Quiet Hours: 10 pm to 6 am
Reservations: This is a first-come, first-served campground. No sites are reservable.
Fees:
  • $26 nightly fee per site for overnight camping which includes two vehicles. A third vehicle is an additional $8 per night. RVs and ATV/boat trailers count as one vehicle.
  • Fees are payable by cash, check or money order. Self-servicing fee tube is available.
  • First-come, first-served sites must be occupied the first night.
Open Season: Late May-Early June - Tuesday after Labor Day
Restrictions:
  • Maxium of eight people per site
  • Maximum three tents per site 
  • Dogs, including service 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: Vault toilets are located throughout the campground.
Passes: America the Beautiful Senior or Access Pass cardholders may receive a 50% discount off the camping fee only. 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

Directions:

From Leadville, follow signs to Turquoise Lake Recreation Area.


Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Activities

Campground Camping

Tent camping only.

Lake and Pond Fishing

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities

Location

 
  Latitude : 
39.26789308

  Longitude : 
-106.3515851

  Elevation : 
9,900 feet