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May Queen Campground PSICC Colorado

May Queen Overview

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May Queen Campground has 27 campsites along a creek and is at the far western end of Turquoise Lake in a shaded lodgepole pine forest. The spacious sites can accommodate tents, trailers and RVs. Six of the sites are first-come, first-serve, but the rest are reservable. Campsites 1 to 8 are ‘walk to’ sites.

Campground amenities include drinking water (hand pump), vault toilets and trash collection. Each site also has a table, fire ring and grate.  A firewood vendor is also on site.

May Queen – Area Recreation

The campground offers easy access to boating and fishing on Turquoise Lake. Hikers will like the 6.4-mile Turquoise Lake Trail. Other activities include mountain biking, backpacking, swimming, picnicking, hunting, horseback riding and wildlife viewing. The historic mining town of Leadville is also worth a visit!

You may also like Fourmile or Horseshoe campgrounds. Other campgrounds in the area include Baby Doe, Tabor, Father Dyer, Printer Boy, Belle of Colorado, Molly Brown, Silver Dollar, Matchless and Sugar Loafin’.

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Amenities
  • BBQ Grills
  • Boat Launch/Ramp
  • Campsite Tables
  • Comfort Station
  • Drinking Water
  • Equestrian trail
  • Fire Pit
  • Fire Rings
  • Firewood Available
  • Golden Age & Access Passports accepted
  • Grills
  • Pets OK
  • Picnic Tables
  • Restrooms (Vault Toilets)
Activities
  • ATV
  • Backpacking
  • Biking
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Boating (non motorized)
  • Canoeing
  • Creek
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Historic Sites
  • Horseback riding
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Lake
  • Mountain Biking
  • Nature Trails
  • OHVing
  • OTV Trails/Riding
  • Photography
  • Picnicking
  • Stargazing
  • Swimming
  • Walking Trails
  • Water Sports
  • Wildlife Viewing
Turquoise Lake Road
Leadville, Colorado 80461
719 486-0749
Lat / Long:

39.27861, -106.43222

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Best Campsites

11, 15

Regions
Campsite Types
  • ADA
  • RV
  • Tent
  • Trailer
  • Walk-To
Season:

Late May – Mid September

Elevation:

9,900

# of Campsites:

27

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May Queen Campground - Turquoise Lake View
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May Queen Campground Turquoise Lake Trail

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