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Dillon Reservoir

Dillon, CO
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A huge earth dam created a large lake South of Dillon.

I first saw the Dillon Reservoir while driving on Highway 9 near Frisco. You don't realize how... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2017
Ankeny, Iowa
via mobile
Nice stop

On a drive we stopped here for the view. It was cold and snowing so we didn't get to do the hiking... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2017
Rio Verde, Arizona
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Recreational reservoir between Dillon and Frisco.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good24%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

I first saw the Dillon Reservoir while driving on Highway 9 near Frisco. You don't realize how huge it is until you drive across the Dillon Dam road from Dillon to Frisco. You don't see much of the reservoir from I-70 even though you drive...More

Thank david_hance_iowa
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

On a drive we stopped here for the view. It was cold and snowing so we didn't get to do the hiking or biking. It would be a good place to do that when the weather is better. Beautiful panoramic views. There is construction there...More

Thank Nrenaut
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Rode our bikes along the water for miles and miles! The scenery is great! There were places to stop to view the bald eagles. We also saw restrooms along the way.

Thank Maureen R
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Wonderful views. Great place to jog, bike or walk. The road runs between Frsco and Silverthorne. Easy access to the reservoir. No swimming. Great view down to Silverthorne.

Thank Zinny1946
Reviewed 4 February 2017

We love to bike around the reservoir in the autumn (Sep-Oct) when the leaves are turning. Just beautiful; not a difficult ride, and always uplifting.

1  Thank TC415
Reviewed 8 November 2016

It's a long trail, professionally built, paved...around the lake. Very picturesque. We love it. It's away from the main road so it's quiet and safe from vehicles.

1  Thank Podkova
Reviewed 7 November 2016

I walked up from the outlet mall along the bicycle path. It was a beautiful day with bright sunshine.

Thank AspenSnowbunny
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Great Views friendly town. Stop into the Dillon Dam Brewery. They have good food and great beer. Hamburgers and fried chicken both were great.

Thank agtrading
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Great views for miles. My kids always enjoy stopping by for pics! Great place for a stroll or bike ride.

Thank yellowmom2919
Reviewed 13 October 2016

This was a beautiful area to see water and mountains. There is a lovely park with playground and picnic area near the marina. We walked for a while on the rec-path that leads around the reservoir. One day we attempted a bike ride along the...More

1  Thank Diane O
Nearby Restaurants
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.67 km away
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.57 km away
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.78 km away
Dillon Amphitheater
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Questions & Answers
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.