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Places to Camp


Face it, lodging is not for everyone. We encourage it so you are closer to all the action in Vail Village, but since you're at the Summer Mountain Games, we understand and embrace your desire to get your camp on. Check out some recommendations below.

Additional camping information available at the Vail and Lionshead Information Booths 970-479-1394 and 970-479-1385.

The phone number for reservations at all reservable Forest Service campgrounds is 877-444-6777.

Elevation 8,900 feet
A small forested campground located at the mouth of Homestake Valley and 18.9 Miles from Vail Village, this is dispersed camping with no available facilities. Homestake Creek is within walking distance for fishing. There are several trailheads within close driving distance.

Elevation 9,200 feet
Situated in a wide, flat valley surrounded by mountains, this campground is near the headwaters of the Eagle River and located 24 miles from Vail Village. The campground is sparsely timbered with lodgepole pine. There are opportunities for fishing, mountain bike riding, rock climbing and hiking. Group and individual sites in the campground can be reserved. More information.

Elevation 9,300 feet
This forested campground is located in the Homestake Valley along Homestake Creek and is 25.5 miles from Vail Village. There are several trailheads near this campground. More information.

Elevation 8,700 feet
Located in a forested canyon along Gore Creek, this campground is the most popular in the district because of its close proximity to Vail Village at only 6.7 miles away. Nearby there are several trails into the Eagle's Nest Wilderness, and the Vail Pass-Ten Mile Canyon Recreation Trail is right at the entrance to the campground. More information.

Elevation 8,800 feet
Right off Highway 24, between Minturn and Leadville 17.3 miles from Vail Village, this campground lies along Homestake Creek in a forested setting. More information.

Located on the north side of the town of Vail off Red Sandstone Road, this White River National Forest offers access to mountain biking trails and trout fishing in Lost Lake and Piney Lake. Camping is dispersed on the commute to Piney River Ranch and mileage is dependent upon chosen camping location.

Elevation 8,500 feet
Two separate campgrounds on this beautiful 115-acre park put visitors close to trout fishing and boating on a 40-acre lake. The park is located 16 miles south of Eagle on West Brush Creek Road and 35 miles from Vail Village. Cabins available. More information.

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Event Schedule | Summer
7:00 2 Fly X-Stream - Qualifier/Round 1
8:00 BADASS Dash - Elite Trained Division
8:00 Down River Sprint - Start
8:00 Outside Adventure Film School - Film School
8:00 Ultimate Mountain Challenge - Down River Sprint Start - Option #1
8:00 Vail Pass Half Marathon - Start
9:00 Adventure Village - Opens
9:00 BADASS Dash - Recreation Division
9:00 DockDogs Big Air - Wave 5
9:00 Gerber Gear Town - Opens
9:00 River Town - Opens
9:00 River Town - SUP Yoga
9:30 Ultimate Mountain Challenge - SUP Surf Sprint Start - Option #2
10:00 Bouldering World Cup - Semi-Finals
10:00 Free Yoga - Yoga Time
10:00 X-Country Mountain Bike - Kids Race (12 and under)
10:30 River Town - Beginner SUP and Kayak
11:00 DockDogs Big Air - Wave 6
11:00 Kayak Freestyle - Semi-Final
11:45 Ultimate Mountain Challenge - XC Start Pro Men/Women
11:45 X-Country Mountain Bike - PRO, Expert, Single Speed, UMC PRO
12:00 River Town - SUP Yoga
12:00 Slackline World Cup - Qualifying Round 1
1:00 BADASS Dash - Kids Dash
1:00 DockDogs Big Air - Wave 7
1:00 River Town - SUP and Kayak Clinics
2:00 2 Fly X-Stream - Qualifier/Round 2
2:00 BADASS Dash - K-9 Companion Division
2:00 Costa Casting Clinics - Start
3:30 DockDogs Extreme Vertical - Start
3:30 Slackline World Cup - Quarterfinals
3:45 Ultimate Mountain Challenge - XC Start Amateur Men/Women & Teams
3:45 X-Country Mountain Bike - All Jrs Categories, Beginners, Sport, All Masters Categories, All Vet Categories, UMC Amateur & UMC Teams
4:15 Kayak Freestyle - Finals
5:00 Bouldering World Cup - Finals
7:00 Cold War Kids Free Concert - Showtime
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