Lakeview Campground

Area Status: Closed

Lakeview Campground is a large campground situated in lodgepole pine, ponderosa pine and sage habitat at an elevation of 9,500 feet overlooking Twin Lakes Reservoir. Facilities include vault restrooms, picnic tables, fire rings, and pedestal grills.

The campground has eight loops, A – H. Loops A-F are reservable sites, while sites in loops G and H are available on a first-come, first-served basis, and are not reservable. Some of the sites have beautiful views of Twin Lakes Reservoir. Firewood is for sale at the host site.

High altitude sickness may occur at this altitude.

During the 2022 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 p.m.
Check out: 12 p.m. (noon)
Quiet hours: 10 p.m. to 6 am
Reservations: Phone 877-444-6777 or visit at least four days in advance. Friday and Saturday night minimum required stay on weekends. Three nights minimum on holiday weekends. Walk-ups are exempt from the nightly minimum.
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Parking
  • $24 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
Usage: Medium-Heavy
  • Maxium of eight people per site
  • Maximum three tents per site or one RV and two tents
  • 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: Buena Vista and Leadville, CO
Water: Water is not currently available at this campground.
Restroom: Vault toilets are available in 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


From Leadville, travel 15 miles south on US Hwy 24; turn RIGHT on Highway 82 and travel 4 miles to Lake County Road 24. Turn RIGHT on Lake County Road 24 at the campground sign; travel 1 mile north to the campground, which is on the left side of the road.

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9,500 feet