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Dillon Reservoir

Dillon, CO
+1 970-668-4334
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Plenty to do here.

There are camp grounds, hiking trails. Bike paths, marinas and so much more. Visiting this... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
David K
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Outstanding Bike Ride and Views

The Lake Dillon Rec Path is a scenic route that follows the shoreline, travels through towns, over... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
new mexico
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Recreational reservoir between Dillon and Frisco.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good24%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“bike path” (15 reviews)
“swan mountain” (5 reviews)
“beautiful lake” (12 reviews)
Dillon, CO
+1 970-668-4334
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are camp grounds, hiking trails. Bike paths, marinas and so much more. Visiting this September with the color change was an added bonus.

Thank David K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Lake Dillon Rec Path is a scenic route that follows the shoreline, travels through towns, over the dam and on into Keystone resort or back to Frisco via Swan Mt. Rd. There are many access points but currently, the Frisco Marina trail head has...More

Thank mwcw
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Best and highest lake to sail. Get out on any water craft, get a drink and enjoy the view. Must see! If you can make sure to catch a free show at the amphitheater. One of the best small outdoor venues to enjoy some tunes.

Thank JCArcher
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

A beautiful mountain lake near the Keystone ski resort. We brought our own kayaks and had a great time on the water. They have a marina and boat rental, but I would call in advance to reserve a boat or paddle board on a busy...More

Thank Philip P
Reviewed 2 September 2017

We have visited Dillon Lake & Reservoir several times by either walking, driving, riding a bicycle, or by water and it never disappoints! This is a beautiful lake surrounded by mountains and a great destination for sight seeing as well. You can rent a bicycle...More

Thank Joe R
Reviewed 24 August 2017

The path along the lake is our favorite for bicycling and walking with incredible views. The town of Frisco at the west end is a great destination as well.

Thank Dogan D
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Nothing can beat a lake surrounded by mountains. While you aren't allowed to swim in Dillon Reservoir (too cold), there are so many other things to do on the lake including sailing, paddle sports (even stand up paddle boarding and a rowing club, camping and...More

Thank Vanessa A
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

I love the bike/walk path as it has so many amazing views of both the lake as well as the many surrounding mountain peaks. Super well maintained and smooth and well worth many return trips.

Thank Deanne A
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Large lake surrounded by mountains snow capped much of the year. Marina with boat fishing and sail boat rentals. Lots of sail boat races. Trail around lake is a great walk

1  Thank richard s
Reviewed 2 August 2017

We drove by and hiked around and biked around the Dillon Reservoir. It feels now like the back of my hand. Whether you want to bike or hike (and feed chipmunks) or kayak or canoe, or just sit and enjoy the view...this is a beautiful...More

Thank Stephen S
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17 August 2017|
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Response from David C | Reviewed this property |
There are many campsites around the lake. Suggest you contact the Frisco tourist center.
31 May 2017|
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Response from David C | Reviewed this property |
For boats yes, but I don't think anything is needed for rental of kayaks, canoes, paddle boards.
23 May 2017|
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Response from David C | Reviewed this property |
Yes. There is a great paved bike/walking path all the way around the lake. I believe the total distance is about 10 miles can also hike along the shoreline and out on the peninsulas. These are easy paths.