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Dillon Reservoir

Dillon, CO
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High N Happy

Best and highest lake to sail. Get out on any water craft, get a drink and enjoy the view. Must... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Frisco, Colorado
via mobile
Really enjoyed kayaking on the reservoir.

A beautiful mountain lake near the Keystone ski resort. We brought our own kayaks and had a great... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Philip P
Naperville, IL
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Recreational reservoir between Dillon and Frisco.
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  • Very good24%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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Reviewed yesterday 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 2 weeks ago 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 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The path along the lake is our favorite for bicycling and walking with incredible views. The town of Frisco at the west end is a great destination as well.

Thank Dogan D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nothing can beat a lake surrounded by mountains. While you aren't allowed to swim in Dillon Reservoir (too cold), there are so many other things to do on the lake including sailing, paddle sports (even stand up paddle boarding and a rowing club, camping and...More

Thank Vanessa A
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

I love the bike/walk path as it has so many amazing views of both the lake as well as the many surrounding mountain peaks. Super well maintained and smooth and well worth many return trips.

Thank Deanne A
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Large lake surrounded by mountains snow capped much of the year. Marina with boat fishing and sail boat rentals. Lots of sail boat races. Trail around lake is a great walk

1  Thank richard s
Reviewed 2 August 2017

We drove by and hiked around and biked around the Dillon Reservoir. It feels now like the back of my hand. Whether you want to bike or hike (and feed chipmunks) or kayak or canoe, or just sit and enjoy the view...this is a beautiful...More

Thank Stephen S
Reviewed 29 July 2017

It's been decades, but this location is tried and true. The glittering surface of the water is interrupted only by the occasional sailboat, paddleboat or canoe. Meander along the shoreline, enjoy the refreshing reservoir, or socialize at the marina's tiki bar. The shoreline is more...More

Thank Kathryn B
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

We were in Frisco visiting a friend and made this wonderful bike ride around Lake Dillon two times when we were here. It's a great 20 mile loop on a wonderful paved trail which is easy to navigate with one great big climb. It was...More

Thank Steve C
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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.