Baby Doe Campground
Baby Doe Campground is located in a shaded lodgepole pine forest, along the eastern shore of Turquoise Lake, at an elevation of 9,900 feet. Several popular campsites are close to the shoreline. Facilities include vault toilets, potable water, picnic tables, and fire rings. Firewood is available for sale at the camp host site.
This campground was named after Leadville's most prominent Silver King, Horace Tabor's second wife, Elizabeth McCourt, who's nickname was Baby Doe.
Dates are weather dependent. All services may not be available early or late in the season.
At a Glance
|Operational Hours:||Check in: 2 pm
Check out: 12 pm (noon)
Quiet Hours: 10 pm to 6 am
|Reservations:||All sites are by reservation only. Phone 877-444-6777 or visit www.recreation.gov at least 4 days in advance. Friday and Saturday night minimum required stay on weekends. 3 nights minimum on holiday weekends. Walk-ups are exempt from the nightly minimum.|
|Open Season:||May 26, 2023 - Sept. 4, 2023|
|Closest Towns:||Leadville, CO|
|Water:||Potable water is available through a pressurized water system. Not for filling RV tanks.|
|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.|
Follow the signs from Leadville, Colorado to the Turquoise Lake Recreation Area.
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