Frisco, Colorado

Heaton Bay/ White River National Forest

Frisco, Colorado



Frisco, Colorado
Phone: (970) 945-2521

Sites: 90
Recent Rate: $20 7/2014

Latitude: 39.6030990837536
Longitude: -106.079458040428

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Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites yes
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • Restrooms (Plumbed) Restrooms (Plumbed) ?
  • Pit Toilets Pit Toilets ?
  • Showers Showers ?
  • $0.00 Shower Fee Shower Fee 0.00
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities ?
  • $0.00 Laundry Fee Laundry Fee 0.00
  • Dump Station Dump Station ?
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee Dump Station Fee 0.00
  • Propane Available Propane Available ?
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available ?
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts ?
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot ?
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter ?
  • RV Wash RV Wash ?
  • $0.00 RV Wash Fee RV Wash Fee 0.00
  • Corral Corral ?
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip ?
  • Overflow Parking Overflow Parking ?
Hookups & Connectivity
  • Electric (30 AMP) Electric (30 AMP) yes
  • Electric (50 AMP) Electric (50 AMP) yes
  • Water Water yes
  • Sewer Sewer no
  • WiFi WiFi no
  • $0.00 WiFi Fee WiFi Fee 0.00
  • Cellular Phone Service Cellular Phone Service ?
  • Cellular Phone Providers Cellular Phone Providers
  • Cable or Satellite TV Hookup Cable or Satellite TV Hookup no
  • Phone Phone no
  • Central Modem Central Modem no
Amenities
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • 0 Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) 0
  • Pool Access Pool Access no
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly yes
  • Playground Playground ?
  • Pet Area Pet Area ?
  • Waterfront Waterfront no
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse ?
  • Camp Store Camp Store ?
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar ?
  • Business Center Business Center ?
  • Group Camping Group Camping ?
  • Meeting Rooms Meeting Rooms ?
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen ?
  • Banquet Facilities Banquet Facilities ?
  • Concierge Services Concierge Services ?
Recreation
  • Walking Trail(s) Walking Trail(s) ?
  • Recreation Room Recreation Room ?
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities ?
  • Beach Access Beach Access ?
  • Boat Ramp Boat Ramp ?
  • Marina Marina ?
  • Boat Rentals Boat Rentals ?
  • Fishing Fishing ?
  • Golfing Golfing ?
  • Bike Path(s) Bike Path(s) ?
  • Bike Rentals Bike Rentals ?
  • Hiking Hiking ?
  • Spa Spa ?
  • Horseshoe Pit Horseshoe Pit ?
  • Volley Ball Volley Ball ?
  • Sports Field Sports Field ?
  • Arcade Games Arcade Games ?
  • Live Entertainment Live Entertainment ?
  • Amphitheatre Amphitheatre ?
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf Putt Putt Mini-Golf ?
  • Billiards Billiards ?
  • Ping Pong Ping Pong ?
  • Lake Lake ?
  • Pond Pond ?
  • River River ?
  • Creek Creek ?
  • Ocean Ocean ?
  • Water Park Water Park ?
  • Casino Casino ?

Review Details

Ratings overview

7 Reviews

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folivier

Review Count: 9
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: July, 2014 - $20.00
Overall Rating:      

Nice park as others said, but be aware there is NO sign on Dillon Dam Road. You can see the sign about 100' down the road as you pass it up. There is a turn-around at the dam but it is tight for a 45' motorhome. And we were in site C-27 that is supposed to be 65' but my 45' motorhome barely fits, and the site is too narrow to fit my truck alongside the motorhome. So it is parked in overflow parking about 1/4 mile walk. We camped at Heaton Bay/ White River National Forest in a Motorhome.

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dring

Review Count: 23
States Visited: 8
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: May, 2014 - $16.00
Overall Rating:      

This is a great Forest Service campground right outside town. It is very large but there is only one loop that has electric and water hookups. All the sites are paved with great views of the Rockies. The campground host was very helpful. We would stay here again. We camped at Heaton Bay/ White River National Forest in a Motorhome.

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JCLC

Review Count: 196
States Visited: 35
Helpful Reviews: 6

Date of Stay: August, 2013 - $19.00
Overall Rating:      

We managed to snag a walk-in site for 2 nights (before the fully booked weekend) and really enjoyed the campground. Very clean, very conscientious camp hosts, huge sites with fire rings and tables and wildflowers/views galore. Yes, there's a bit of highway noise, but this just means it's convenient to get to town (walking or driving). Wish there was water to fill tanks and a dump station, but we'll get that handled down the road. We would definitely stay here again. We camped at Heaton Bay/ White River National Forest in a Motorhome.

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RVLife4us

Review Count: 51
States Visited: 9
Helpful Reviews: 5

Date of Stay: June, 2013 - $8.00
Overall Rating:      

360 degree panoramic views of pristine, snow capped mountains nestled along a giant reservoir and level, well spaced campsites make for plum perfect camping. Direct access to the Dillon/Frisco bike path allows you to cycle into any surrounding town or take a day ride up Vail Pass into Leadville and back to Copper Mountain. The classic ski town of Breckenridge is just 5 miles away. Take the free bus and get to all the local attractions or Friday Farmers Markets from this outstanding camping location. Very dog friendly, good area fishing, boating and relaxing are waiting for you here at Heaton Bay. The water/electric is loop C and is a little closer to I-70 so we choose to camp in a dry site as the price is so good, the views are better and we are assured zero freeway noise. But don't worry, even Loop C is beautiful and offers a little more convenience when camping in a RV. We look forward to visiting this lovely area whenever possible. We camped at Heaton Bay/ White River National Forest in a Fifth Wheel.

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number one

Review Count: 103
States Visited: 16
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: August, 2012 - $9.00
Overall Rating:      

They do NOT have water this year so go with a full tank. There are NOT waterfront sites unless you are in a tent, and even those are a long way from the water as the lake level is very low. The campground has few trees, as the pine beetle has taken them. My site was paved, level, and had a very nice newer metal table. Sites were large and had 60-75 feet between them. Hosts were never around (and I was next to them) so could not get a problem with noisy neighbor resolved. I would go back only if passing through, not as a destination. We camped at Heaton Bay/ White River National Forest in a Travel Trailer.

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steammaker

Review Count: 21
States Visited: 10
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: July, 2012 - $24.00
Overall Rating:      

Nice lake, nice town, sites were level. The lack of trees was something I found disheartening, but know that's mother nature. I just didn't get a good feel for me. That's not to say it was unsafe, dirty, or ugly, just wasn't my cup of tea. Nice place to overnight though and electric and water for only $24 is not a bad deal. We camped at Heaton Bay/ White River National Forest in a Travel Trailer.

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cpeters

Review Count: 11
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: August, 2011 - $9.00
Overall Rating:      

This is a National Forest Camp. The park was a little overgrown with weeds. The staff was very helpful. There is one area that takes reservations and has electric. Another area is for tents only. We did not reserve soon enough to get electric. This park gets a lot of use because of its location. It is on the shores of Dillon Reservoir with great views. It is only 1 mile from town, but seems remote. The area was hit with pine boars a few years ago and all the large trees are gone. Will stay here again. We camped at Heaton Bay/ White River National Forest in a Motorhome.

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