39.2753866 -106.357075
Turquoise Lake Road Leadville Colorado 80461 US

Tabor Campground is located adjacent to the boat ramp along the north-eastern shore of Turquoise Lake in a shaded lodgepole pine forest at 9,900 feet. It easily accommodates large recreational vehicles. Facilities include picnic tables, fire rings with grates, potable water, and a vault toilet.

This campground is named after Leadville’s infamous Silver King, Horace A. W. Tabor.

High altitude sickness may occur.

Reservation Information

No reservation is required. This is a first-come, first-served campground.

Campground Information
$20.00 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.
$6.00 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.
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.
Services & Facilities

A vault toilet is available.  Potable water is available through a pressurized water system. No filling RV tanks, please.


From Leadville, follow the signs to Turquoise Lake Recreation Area.

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