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Turquoise Lake, CO

Bureau of Reclamation

Overview

Recreation facilities consist of 8 campgrounds, accommodating 300 campsites and 2 boat-launching ramps. Surface available for recreation includes 780 acres. Primary recreation activities include camping and fishing. Fish species available include mackinaw trout, rainbow trout, and brook trout. Facilities closed in winter due to ice and snow, but popular area for ice fishing.Turquoise Lake is a feature of the Fryingpan-Arkansas Project. Recreation is managed by the Forest Service for Reclamation as part of the San Isabel National Forest. Current reservoir levels.

Recreational Activities:

  • BIKING
  • BOATING
  • CAMPING
  • FISHING
  • HIKING
  • PICNICKING
  • RECREATIONAL VEHICLES
  • WATER SPORTS
  • WINTER SPORTS

Address:

U.S. Forest Service
2015 North Poplar
Leadville,CO,80461
Phone: 719-486-0749
Email: www.fs.fed.us

Directions:

About 5 miles west of U.S. Highway 24 and Leadville, Colorado.

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