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Quick Facts

Pine Cove Campground

Capacity: 275 People
Elevation: 9,040 Feet (2818.0 Meters)
Length of Stay: 10 Days
Number of Sites: 55
Reservation Contact: N/A
Reservation Status: Not Accepted




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General Description

Campsites at Pine Cove Campground
Copyright: Zander Higbie - Interactive Outdoors, Inc.
Campsites at Pine Cove Campground
Pine Cove Campground is located between Frisco and Breckenridge in the Peninsula Recreation Area (Frisco Nordic Center). It sits along Dillon Reservoir at an elevation of 9,040 feet. The campground is First-come, First serve; no reservations are accepted. Campground and additional vehicle fees are charged.

Facilities and Services:

Pine Cove has 55 asphalt camping sites with limited tent sites. The campground has vault toilets, water, garbage service, a boat launch area and a day use parking area.

Directions from Silverthorne: Go 4 miles west on I-70 to the Frisco Exit 203. Travel south on Hwy. 9 to the Peninsula Recreation Area. Turn left and follow this road to the Pine Cove Campground.

Directions from Beaver Creek: Travel 34 miles east on I-70 to the first Frisco exit (#201). Turn right and drive through Frisco to Hwy 9. Turn right on Hwy. 9 and go about 1.5 miles to the entrance of the Peninsula Recreation Area. Turn left and follow the road to the campground.

Directions from Vail: Travel 25 miles east on I-70 to the first Frisco exit (#201). Turn right and drive through Frisco to Hwy 9. Turn right on Hwy. 9 and go about 1.5 miles to the entrance of the Peninsula Recreation Area. Turn left and follow the road to the campground.

Seasonal Information:
Normal Services Available: Mid-May through Late September (NOTE: Weather may affect the opening or closing of the facilities. If a reduction in service occurs, a reduction in price may coincide.) .



Fee Information
Type Price Remarks
Camping, Single Unit Call for Current Fee
Camping, additional vehicle Call for Current Fee



Current Conditions & Trip Reports
Closed - Tenative opening May 24, 2001 Updated: 2001-05-03 09:10:00.0


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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Powered Boating Boat ramp for Dillon Reservoir on site.
No
ICON Camping Pine Cove Campground
Yes
ICON Cold Water Fishing Dillon Reservoir
Yes
ICON Hiking & Walking surrounding area
No
ICON Lodging Frisco
No
ICON Mountain Biking surrounding area
No
ICON Picnicking
Yes



Nearby Services

Gas Station: national (Private - Profit) Directions: Frisco

Nearest Hospital: non-local (Private - Profit) Directions: 33 miles west in Vail

Nearest Pay Phone: national (Private - Profit) Directions: Frisco



Related Activities
Dillon Reservoir Recreation Area - The Dillon Reservoir Recreation Area surrounds Dillon Reservoir, on the south side of Silverthorne and Dillon. The reservoir sits at an elevation of 9,015 feet.

Miners Creek Trail - Miners Creek trail stretches from Frisco, up along the top of the Tenmile Range, then down to Copper Mountain. It can be accessed at either end.

Mount Royal Trail - The Mount Royal Trail starts on the edge of Frisco and leads up past the old town of Masontown to the summit of Mount Royal.

Tenmile Meadows Trail - The Tenmile Meadows Trail is located south of Frisco. The Peaks and Miners Creek Trails are followed to reach Tenmile Meadows, at the base of Tenmile Peak and Peak 3.



More Information

Visitor Information:

Summit County Chamber of Commerce, 011 S Summit Blvd. , Frisco, CO, 80443, Phone: 800-530-3099, Fax: 970-668-1515

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