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Sylvan Lake State Park Campground

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Reviewed 24 October 2016

The lake is so pretty, but most of the campsites can't see it. The fishermans paradise area is more like camping in a parking lot. There are no utilities in the sites. The bathrooms are clean as well as the showers. The Rangers were very friendly.

1Thank DarcyInCO
Arvada, Colorado
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Nice drive to this lake south of Eagle, Colorado. Very scenic and saw some old cabin ruins on the way that made for beautiful, early autumn pictures. The road that continues beyond the lake looked rougher and we didn't have time to explore it but it looked scenic as well. If you actually drive down to lake, you will have...

Thank Daphne1968
Laguna Beach, California
Reviewed 23 August 2016

There were lots of kayaks and paddle boards on the water. The trail was wide, with great views all around the lake. Many people were successful with fishing. The 1.5 mile trail was perfect for us after 17 hours of driving and getting acclimated to the elevation.

Thank Jewels-Ven
Reviewed 20 August 2016

When we were there we camped in the middle of a grass field surrounded by mountains. It was beautiful. A nice lake to fish and hiking trails. Had water spigots to fill your jugs but no electricity. No place to charge phones (not even the outlet at the bathroom). Quarter showers that were nice and warm.

2Thank katherine m
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

It's an hour drive from Avon on mostly paved road, with only the last 5 miles being well maintained dirt, to this lovely mountain lake. The 1.5 mile hike around the lake is scenic, about half in the sun and half in the trees. There are picnic tables right next to the parking, but they are not shaded. Some folks...

1Thank rjmartintx
Reviewed 25 June 2016

Amazing place for a hike. You can't swim at the lake, but you can bring your kayak or a floating boat like we did! There are some cabins and I saw some camping tents too. Lots of picnic tables around. Watch your step for the hundreds of holes on the ground. They are the houses of cute little ground squirrels....

1Thank Violabrasil
Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

Spent two nights here last week. Didn't really know what to expect, just found it online and decided to go. Not too far from Denver, which was nice. It's half forest, part Jurassic park. Tons of aspens, lots of foresty trees. Not too many trees in the actual campground though, which doesn't make for too much privacy, but we didn't...

4Thank Stephlovesdrake
Olathe, Kansas
Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

Friendly staff at visitors center, plenty of picnic tables for day use, and a wide range of campsites. Take bug spray if walking around lake or fishing. Roads were maintained but I'd be hesitant to take a car beyond Sylvan Lake. Couldn't get beyond Basalt today because of large snow drift, but it was incredible scenery. $7 for day use...

Thank zdmtravel
Rochester, NY
Reviewed 9 October 2015

We've stayed in Sylvan Lake twice, the first time in a tent site, the second in cabin #8--which we loved, and highly recommend. It's private, comfortable, and right by an aspen covered hillside. And it has access to the Sneeve Gulch hiking trail, which we found to be a short and relatively easy climb on a packed dirt trail to...

Thank pondandpines
Reviewed 15 September 2015

We spent an afternoon here. The visitor center is very nice and the staff are knowledge le and helpful. The lake is nice, as is the walking trail around it. There's really no shade, and at this high altitude, the sun can be scorching, so either bring your own shade, or plenty of sunscreen and water.

Thank ColoradoDoc

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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )

Additional Information about Sylvan Lake State Park Campground

Address: 15000 Brush Creek Road, Eagle, CO
Region: United States > Colorado > Eagle
Price Range: RM64 - RM86 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 46
Also Known As:
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“Don't pick fisherman's paradise!”
jmak4man, 2 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Only some of the cabins are pet friendly.”
ARRodenburg, 29 Jun 2014 | Read review
“Look at the campground map to see the proximity of the cabins to the services. Some of the cabins are directly in front of the lake.”
BruceTurner, 12 May 2014 | Read review
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