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SYLVAN LAKE STATE PARK, CO

The Camper Services Building, including showers, is expected to CLOSE for renovation, sometime after SEPTEMBER 7, 2014. Showers will not be available after that time. Flush toilets in the Elk Run Campground will remain available into the fall as long as temperatures permit. ...

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Cabin reservations available year round.
For 2014, campsite reservations available for the nights of May 16 through September 30.
Yurt reservations available for the nights of May 16 through November 16.

Weather conditions generally permit all campsites, drinking water and dump station to be available mid May through mid October. Showers will close for renovations after September 7, 2014. Vault toilets open year round. Camping for self contained units remains available during the winter. Cabin #1 has running water year round.

Contact the Park or check www.cpw.state.co.us for current conditions.

A $7.00 daily pass or Annual State Park Pass is required for each vehicle in addition to the cabin, yurt or camping fees.

The COMBINATION for the door to the Cabin or Yurt will be included with your Reservation Confirmation.
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Footnotes: (applicable only where specifically marked above)
** Arrival dates earlier than the online-reservation-window may also be available at the campground.
*** Some sites may be available only from the campground on a first-come-first-served basis.
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The Camper Services Building, including showers, is expected to CLOSE for renovation, sometime after SEPTEMBER 7, 2014. Showers will not be available after that time. Flush toilets in the Elk Run Campground will remain available into the fall as long as temperatures permit.

Attention OHV riders: . In 2013 changes to National Forest Service Travel Management rules closed Sylvan Lake State Park to Off Highway Vehicles. Routes may re-open in 2014. For current information go to: http://cpw.state.co.us/placestogo/parks/SylvanLake/Pages/OHVs.aspx

Located in the heart of the Colorado Rockies, Sylvan Lake State Park is a haven for those who enjoy the outdoors. Surrounded by the White River National Forest, Sylvan Lake offers a spectacular setting for boat and shore fishing, a great spot for picnicking, hiking and outdoor photography at the foot of beautiful wooded mountains. Forty-six campsites and 12 camper cabins and yurts are available.

There are a total of 46 campsites. Sites 1-34 in Elk Run Campground include sites with views of the lake or down the Brush Creek Valley. Sites 35-46 in Fisherman's Paradise Campground are set up for side by side parking and while you are right next to your neighbor they are popular for their location overlooking the lake. Sites accommodate tents, trailers and RVs. There are no individual site hook ups. The camper services building provides flush toilets and coin showers during summer. Drinking water and vault toilets are available year-round.

Booking Window
Mon Apr 28 2014 - Sat Oct 25 2014

Reservations must be made 3 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 6 Month(s) in advance.

Season Dates

Season Schedule

Park Season Start End
Peak Fri May 16 2014 Tue Sep 30 2014
Services and Amenities
Within Facility
  • Biking
  • Boat Launch Ramp
  • Boat Ramp
  • Camper Services Bldg
  • Comfort Station
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Dump Station
  • Firewood Available
  • Fishing
  • Group Campground
  • Group Camping
  • Hiking
  • Horseback Riding
  • Hunting
  • Ice Fishing
  • Interpretitive Programs
  • Nature Study Exhibits
  • Parking
  • Photography
  • Picnic Tables
  • Picnicking
  • Ranger Station
  • Showers
  • Snow Shoeing
  • Snowmobiling
  • Toilet, Pit/Vault
  • Visitor Center
  • Wildlife Watching Opportunity
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Getting There

To Sylvan Lake, Cabins, Campsites: Take I-70 to Eagle (Exit 147). Turn south and follow signs through town. On the south side of town turn south on Brush Creek Road and travel 10 miles to the Visitor Center. Continue on Brush Creek Road until the road forks and becomes dirt. At the fork stay right and travel 5 miles to the lake, campground and cabins.


To Brush Creek Yurts: Follow above directions until fork in road. Take left fork and travel 4.5 miles. The Yurts are on left at the top of the switchbacks. The Yurts are 9 1/2 miles from the lake.


For more information about the park or current conditions visit www.cpw.state.co.us or call (970) 328-2021.

Contact Information

Mailing Address:

SYLVAN LAKE STATE PARK
P.O. Box 1475
10200 Brush Creek Road
EAGLE CO 81631

Phone Number:

Project Office:(970)328-2021
Additional Information