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Dillon Reservoir

Dillon, CO
+1 970-668-4334
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Dillon Reservoir is such a gorgeous place! We love going there multiple times every year! We rent... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Kim H

lake is just a few steps from our hotel. visited last christmas week and even in the cold weather... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
McKinney, Texas
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Recreational reservoir between Dillon and Frisco.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good24%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Dillon, CO
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Reviewed yesterday

Dillon Reservoir is such a gorgeous place! We love going there multiple times every year! We rent a boat from the Frisco Marina, we love to camp at Prospectors Campground! Adorable little towns by it, and a free outdoor shooting range! Love, love, love it!!!

Thank Kim H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

lake is just a few steps from our hotel. visited last christmas week and even in the cold weather the view is just magnificent. it has bike and running trails. or if you are just a nature lover, just find a good spot and chill-out.

Thank wakisobol
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Winter, Spring, Summer or Fall...our Lake with capture your imagination and draw you in to her Beauty. She is surrounded by mountains and reflects the sun in the day and the moon at night. 18 miles of shoreline--give or take. Not recommended for swimming, but...More

Thank kerryg853
Reviewed 14 November 2017

Western water rights laws are pretty complicated, and supplying Denver and other western cities involves a lot of construction and a lot of lawyers. It's fascinating stuff. There's actually a town under that beautiful body of water.

Thank exVermonter
Reviewed 13 November 2017

From every angle, this was breathtaking. We drove across the dam, went down to Frisco to learn about the history, and up Swan Mountain to walk the point. Absolutely gorgeous views!

1  Thank Navy_Lady
Reviewed 20 September 2017

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 19 September 2017

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 19 September 2017 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 5 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
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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.