Prospector Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

Prospector Campground is located on Dillon Reservoir in the heart of Summit County between Keystone and Frisco on Swan Mountain Road. The reservoir is encircled by Swan Mountain and the dramatic Gore and Tenmile mountain ranges. In addition to boating, there is a variety of activities including camping, fishing, picnicking, bicycling, and hiking. Water contact including swimming, water skiing and SCUBA diving are prohibited.

At a Glance

Reservations: Reservations can be made by visiting Recreation.gov.  Reservations must be made 4 days ahead of arrival and can be made up to 6 months in advance.
Fees Camping $23 - 28 per night
Open Season: May - Oct
Usage: Heavy
Restrictions: Boat inspections are required for Aquatic Nuisance Species (ANS).
Closest Towns: Frisco, CO; Keystone, CO
Water: Potable water
Restroom: Vault Toilets

General Information

Directions: From FriscoFrom I-70 take Exit 203, Frisco/Breckenridge, and travel 4 miles on Highway 9 through the town of Frisco. Turn left on Swan Mountain Road and go about 3 miles to the Swan Mountain Recreation Area, the turn-off will be on your left. A dirt road leads to the campground.From SilverthorneFrom I-70 take Exit 205, Silverthorne/Dillon. Travel 4 miles east on HWY 6 through the town of Dillon. Turn right on Swan Mountain road and drive 2 miles to Swan Mountain Recreation Area which will be on your right. A dirt road leads to the campground.

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Campground Camping

No. of Sites107 single site(s)
Reservation InfoThis site can be reserved by calling Toll Free 1-877-444-6777 (International 518-885-3639 or TDD 877-833-6777) or on-line at http://www.recreation.gov/campgroundDetails.do?contractCode=NRSO&parkId=70569&topTabIndex=CampingSpot
No. of Accessible sitesNone

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Location

 
  Latitude : 
39.59583

  Longitude : 
-106.03444

 



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