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
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
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
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
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