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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.

BLODGETT:
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.

CAMP HALE:
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.

GOLD PARK:
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.

GORE CREEK:
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.

HORNSILVER:
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.

LOST LAKE / PINEY RIVER RANCH:
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.

SYLVAN LAKE STATE PARK:
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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PARTNERS
Event Schedule | Summer
AM EVENT
7:00 Costa 2 Fly X-Stream - Qualifier/Round 1 - Soccer Fields
8:00 Disc Golf - Pool A: Putting Round
8:00 Disc Golf - Pool B: Accuracy Round
8:00 DockDogs Outdoor Big Air - Onsite Registration & Practice
8:00 Down River Kayak Sprint - Start
8:00 Outside Adventure Film School - Film School
8:00 Ultimate Mountain Challenge - Down River Sprint Start - Option #1
8:00 Ultimate River Challenge - Kayak Sprint - Start
8:00 Vail Pass Half Marathon - Start
8:30 Free Yoga - Yoga Time
9:00 DockDogs Outdoor Big Air - Wave 7
9:00 Gerber Gear Town - Opens
9:00 KIND Adventure Village - Opens
9:00 Native Eyewear Endurance Zone - Open
9:00 River Town - Opens
9:30 Slackline Invitational - Highline Demonstration at I-Bridge
9:30 Ultimate Mountain Challenge - SUP Surf Sprint Start - Option #2
9:30 Ultimate River Challenge - SUP Sprint - Start
10:00 Bouldering World Cup - Semi-Finals M+W
10:00 Disc Golf - Pool A: Accuracy Round
10:00 Disc Golf - Pool B: Putting Round
10:00 GoPro Training Sessions - Get To Know Your GoPro
10:00 X-Country Mountain Bike - Kids Race (12 and under)
10:15 X-Country Mountain Bike - Awards Ceremony - Kids Race
10:30 River Town - SUP Yoga
10:30 River Town - Beginner SUP and Kayak
11:00 DockDogs Outdoor Big Air - Wave 8
11:00 Down River R2 Raft Sprint - Start
11:00 Ultimate River Challenge - R2 Sprint - Start
11:45 Ultimate Mountain Challenge - XC Start Pro Men/Women
11:45 X-Country Mountain Bike - PRO, Expert, Single Speed, UMC PRO
PM
12:00 GoPro Training Sessions - LiveIt + GoPro Studio Demo
12:00 GoPro Training Sessions - GoPro Mounts + Perspectives
12:00 Slackline Invitational - Semi Finals Round 1
12:30 S2 SUP Cross - Qualifier
1:00 Disc Golf - Pools A & B: Speed Round
1:00 DockDogs Outdoor Big Air - Wave 9
1:00 River Town - SUP and Kayak Clinics
1:30 Mountain Mud Run - Kids Start
1:30 S2 SUP Cross - Semi-Final & Finals
2:00 Costa 2 Fly X-Stream - Qualifier/Round 2
2:00 River Town - SUP Yoga
2:30 Mountain Mud Run - All Mountain Madness Division Start
2:30 Vail Pass Half Marathon - Awards Ceremony
3:00 Coors Light River Town Happy Hour - Party Time
3:30 DockDogs Extreme Vertical - Start
3:30 Slackline Invitational - Semi Finals Round 2
3:30 X-Country Mountain Bike - Awards Ceremony - Pro, Exp, SS
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
4:00 Kayak Freestyle - Finals
4:00 Ultimate Drop-In Game - Game Time
4:30 Bouldering World Cup - Finals
5:00 Down River Kayak Sprint - Awards Ceremony
5:00 Kayak Freestyle - Awards Ceremony
6:00 Slackline Invitational - Highline Demonstration at I-Bridge
6:30 Bouldering World Cup - Awards Ceremony
6:30 The Silent Comedy - Showtime
6:30 X-Country Mountain Bike - Awards Ceremony - Citizen Categories
7:30 GoPro Original Productions - Showtime
7:45 G. Love & Special Sauce - Showtime
9:00 Altitude Bar and Grill - Party Time!
9:00 Cerro Torre - Showtime
AM EVENT
8:00 10K Spring Runoff - Start
8:00 Costa 2 Fly X-Stream - Finals
8:00 DockDogs Outdoor Big Air - Onsite Registration & Practice
8:00 Outside Adventure Film School - Film School
8:00 Ultimate Mountain Challenge - 10K Start
8:00 Youth Bouldering - Start
8:30 Free Yoga - Yoga Time
9:00 DockDogs Outdoor Big Air - Wave 10
9:00 Gerber Gear Town - Opens
9:00 KIND Adventure Village - Opens
9:00 Native Eyewear Endurance Zone - Open
9:00 River Town - Opens
9:00 Road Bike Time Trial - Start
9:00 Slackline Invitational - Highline Demonstration at I-Bridge
9:30 Ultimate Mountain Challenge - TT Start
10:00 Disc Golf - Finals
10:00 GoPro Training Sessions - Get To Know Your GoPro
10:15 8 Ball Kayak Sprint - Qualifier
10:30 River Town - SUP Yoga
10:30 River Town - Beginner SUP and Kayak
11:00 Citizen Bouldering - Wave 1 & Paraclimbing
11:00 DockDogs Outdoor Big Air - Wave 11
11:00 Paraclimbing Bouldering - Start
11:30 Youth Bouldering - Awards Ceremony
PM
12:00 10K Spring Runoff - Awards Ceremony at Checkpoint Charlie
12:00 GoPro Training Sessions - GoPro Mounts + Perspectives
12:30 Slackline Invitational - Finals
1:00 River Town - SUP and Kayak Clinics
1:30 DockDogs Speed Retrieve - All in One Finals
2:00 Citizen Bouldering - Wave 2
2:00 GoPro Training Sessions - LiveIt + GoPro Studio Demo
2:00 River Town - SUP Yoga
2:30 Citizen Bouldering - Wave 1 Awards Ceremony
3:00 Ultimate Mountain Challenge - Awards Ceremony
3:30 Road Bike Time Trial - Awards Ceremony at Checkpoint Charlie
4:00 8 Ball Kayak Sprint - Finals
4:00 DockDogs Outdoor Big Air - Big Air Finals: Pro, Semi-Pro Contender & Amateur
4:45 8 Ball Kayak Sprint - Awards Ceremony
5:00 Costa 2 Fly X-Stream - Awards Ceremony - IBridge
5:30 Citizen Bouldering - Wave 2 Awards Ceremony
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