Matchless Campground

  

Located on the eastern shore of Turquoise Lake, Matchless Campground is a non-reservable camprground that accomodates larger recreational vehicles. Facilities include restrooms, potable water, picnic tables, and fire rings. This campground is adjacent to the boat ramp and parking areas. Firewood is available at the host site. During weekdays, usage is moderate, but heavy on weekends.

It is named after one of the profitable silver mines in Leadville that made Horace A.W. Tabor one of the riches men in America.

High altitude sickness may occur at 10,000 feet.
 
Please click on the link for Turquoise Lake Campground maps.

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,Drinking water,Parking
Fees
$24.00 fee per site for overnight camping. Two (2) vehicles or one (1) RV per site is included in the camping fee. $6.00 for a third vehicle. Overflow parking, when utilized, is $20.00 a night.
 
$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 FIRST 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 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 through a pressurized water system & a spigot. No filling RV tanks please
Restroom: Vault toilet is located near the entrance to 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
Information Center:
During peak season, the campground offers full service.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Activities


Camping & Cabins

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RV Camping

Campground Camping

Amenities

Picnic tables
Drinking water
Toilets
Parking
Tent camping
Camping trailer


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