Belle of Colorado Campground

  

Belle of Colorado Campground

The Belle of Colorado is a tent-only, non-reservable campground 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.

Please click on the link for the Turquoise Lake Campgrounds Map.

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,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Fees
$24.00 fee per site for overnight camping. Two (2) vehicles is included in the camping fee. $6.00 for a third vehicle. 
 
$7.00 fee for day use if not camping overnight.
 
Fees are payable by cash, check or money order. Self-servicing fee tube is available.
 
First-come, first-served sites must be occupied the SAME NIGHT.
 
Golden Age and Golden Access Cardholder: 50% discount off the camping fee only.
Open Season: Friday preceding Memorial Day - Tuesday after Labor Day
Usage: Medium-Heavy
Best Season: Summer
Busiest Season: Summer
Restrictions: The following restrictions apply to this campground:
  • Maximum 8 persons per site: 2 tents and 2 vehicles.
  • 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:

The Interagency Senior Pass (previously known as the Golden Age Pass) and the Interagency Access 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, follow signs to Turquoise Lake Recreation Area.


Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Activities


Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

Tent camping only.


Fishing

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Amenities

Picnic tables
Drinking water
Toilets
Parking
Tent camping