May Queen Campground


Campground Type
Forest Service / BLM


Campground Details

Open: Memorial Day to Labor Day
Number of Sites: 27

About: May Queen Campground is located at the far western end of Turquoise Lake in a shaded lodgepole pine forest at an elevation of 9,900 feet. It is near the Charles Boustead Memorial Tunnel and adjacent to a day use/picnic area, which offers easy angler and boat access to the lake. You can also access the Turquoise Lake Nature Trail for a leisurely walk around the lake.

Firewood can be purchased at the campground. Facilities include picnic tables, fire rings, pedestal grills, potable water, and vault toilets. Accessible sites are located along the southern end of the campground loop.

Fees: na

Usage: Medium-Heavy

Water: Potable water is available at handpumps in the campground.

Restrooms: Vault Toilets

Closest Towns: Leadville

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

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