Camping

Be starry-eyed

Fire RestrictionsFor a true Colorado experience, pitch a tent under the stars and sleep soundly in the crisp night air. Find the perfect campsite for you in the forest, in campgrounds near Turquoise Lake and Twin Lakes, or in Leadville’s RV park. Backcountry huts and yurts near Leadville make camping fun and comfortable year ’round. Grab some friends, trek to a cozy base camp, and explore the wilderness.

Fire Restrictions (Updated June 1, 2020):

Campgrounds

        Pull into a campground near Leadville and Twin Lakes, Colorado, for a convenient place to pitch your tent, hook up your RV, find a hot shower, and enjoy a peaceful night in the woods....

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        Colorado Trail & Continental Divide Trail

              The Colorado Trail and the Continental Divide Trail run together through most of Lake County, Colorado, from Tennessee Pass to Turquoise Lake, across the lower slopes of Mt. Massive and Mt. Elbert, around Twin Lakes to Interlaken. From there, the CDT heads up Hope Pass, and the Colorado Trail veers east. Hikers and trail runners can access these trails at multiple ...

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              Community Threads

              609 Harrison Ave, Leadville, CO 80461  |  (719) 486-4000  |  Website >

                    Open for business! Practicing social distancing protocols. Face coverings required. Community Threads offers a wide range of new and consigned sporting goods, athletic and casual clothing, running shoes, and gifts.  Visit us to pick up an extra layer or to outfit yourself with gear for your favorite sport, all at an affordable price. Hours: Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m. - 5 ...

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                    Halfmoon Packing & Outfitting

                    1100 East Tennessee Road, Leadville, CO 80461  |  (719) 486-4570  |  Website >

                          Open for the 2020 summer season, offering horseback rides, fishing and pack trips. As of May 15, 2020, the one-hour and 2.5 hour rides are available. Learn about our health and safety measures related to COVID-19. Halfmoon Packing & Outfitting is a four-season wilderness guide and outfitter in Leadville, Colorado. Summer offerings include horseback rides, wagon rides, stagecoach rides, and ...

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                          Hut Trips

                                Prefer to camp with a roof over your head? For a Colorado classic experience, gather a group of friends for a hut trip you’ll remember forever. The 10th Mountain Division Huts are perfect base camps in summer or winter for backcountry hiking, skiing, or snowshoeing. Or journey to 12,000’ for a night at Weston Pass Hut, sustainable lodging built into the ...

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                                Leadville Outdoors

                                225 Harrison Ave, Leadville, CO 80461  |  (719) 486-7392  |  Website >

                                      Leadville Outdoors is an independent mountain shop located in historic downtown Leadville, CO. We cater to the backcountry and cross-country skier, trail runner, backpacker, and mountain lover. You can rely on our great selection of quality essentials and an experienced, knowledgeable and friendly staff. We're happy to dial you in with maps and trail conditions, help you pick the appropriate gear, ...

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                                      Leadville Ranger District

                                      810 Front Street, Leadville, CO 80461  |  (719) 486-0749  |  Website >

                                            The Leadville Ranger District of the San Isabel National Forest can give you information on camping, hiking, fishing, boating, off-highway vehicle (OHV) use, winter sports, fire bans, and more....

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                                            Yurt Camping

                                                  Discover your inner nomad with a trip to a Colorado yurt. These unique structures make for a new-and-different camping experience. (Surprise: They're warm in winter!) Trek to the high, remote Leadville Backcountry Yurts or spend a night in luxury at the Tennessee Pass sleep yurts for a special adventure. Have a bigger group? Consider a hut trip with room for ...

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