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Matchless Boating Site


Matchless provides the boat ramp for Turquoise Lake.  Located on the south-eastern shoreline, Recreation Vehicle camping and picnicing areas share this site. Boat ramp use is not year round, please contact the Forest Service Office in Leadville for current schedules.

At a Glance

Area Amenities: Accessible,Boat ramp,Tent camping,Camping trailer,Fee charged for some activities,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Open Season: Friday preceding Memorial Day - Tuesday after Labor Day
Usage: Medium-Heavy
Best Season: Summer
Busiest Season: Summer
Restrictions: Be advised, mandatory state-certified boat inspections are required to help prevent the spread of zebra and quagga mussels and other aquatic invasive species (AIS) in Colorado lakes and reservoirs.
Closest Towns: Leadville, CO
Water: Potable water is available near the restroom
Restroom: A vault toilet is available in the parking area
Operated By: Rocky Mountain Recreation Company

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Boating - Non-Motorized

Boating - Motorized


Picnic tables
Drinking water
Boat ramp
Fee charged for some activities
Tent camping
Camping trailer