Twin Peaks Campground


Area Status: Open

Twin Peaks is a first-come, first-served campground located west of Twin Lakes Reservoir in a shaded aspen and lodgepole pine forest. It is located above the whitewater of Lake Creek at 9,600 feet with spectacular views of the Sawatch Range. The Continental Divide and Mount Elbert trails are in the nearby area. Firewood is available for sale at the host site.

High altitude sickness may occur at this altitude. Please click on the link for Maps of the Twin Lakes Campgrounds and Twin Lakes.

During the 2021 season, water will be unavailable at this campground. Please bring water for your camp, including enough water to completely drown your fire, leaving it cold to the touch, if you are having a campfire.

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.
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Parking
Fees:
$23.00 fee per site for overnight camping. Two (2) vehicles or one (1) RV per site is included in the camping fee. $7.00 for a third 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.
 
Golden Age, Golden Access, America The Beautiful Senior, America The Beautiful Military, and America the Beautiful Access Cardholder: 50% discount off the camping fee only.
Open Season: Late May/Early June - End of September
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: Leadville, CO
Water: Potable water is available in this campground. No filling of RV tanks allowed.
Restroom: Vault toilets are located throughout the campground.
Passes:

The Interagency Senior Pass (previously known as the Golden Age Pass), the Interagency Access Pass, and the Interagency Military 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

Directions:

From Leadville, go 15 miles south on US 24, then west on CO 82 past Twin Lakes Reservoir and Twin Lakes Village. 


Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Activities

Campground Camping

RV Camping

River and Stream Fishing

Amenities

Camping trailer:
Picnic tables:
Tent camping:
Parking:
Toilets:

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities

Location

 
  Latitude : 
39.06753798

  Longitude : 
-106.4213927

  Elevation : 
9,600 feet