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Dillon Reservoir

Dillon, CO
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incredible scenery

Dillon Lake is surrounded by the most scenic mountains in the Rockies. There are roads ringing the... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2016
Encinitas, California

This is a beautiful lake in an even more beautiful setting. The view of the lake with the... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2016
Columbus, Nebraska
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Recreational reservoir between Dillon and Frisco.
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Reviewed 27 September 2016

Dillon Lake is surrounded by the most scenic mountains in the Rockies. There are roads ringing the lake and in late September the aspens ring it with brilliant gold. Stop at the Safeway in Frisco and make a deli sandwich to take to the Swan...More

Thank johndkohler1
Reviewed 24 September 2016

This is a beautiful lake in an even more beautiful setting. The view of the lake with the mountains in the background is spectacular. Don't miss stopping here.

Thank roadtripping4us
Reviewed 17 September 2016

We hiked along the reservoir and viewed the boats out and the mountains in the background. Just wonderful.

Thank Dave B
Reviewed 7 September 2016

If you want a great place to kayak, paddle board, sailing, or fish for fresh trout, this is a great place to go. They don't allow swimming or jet skis, so it is always a quiet place to go!

Thank Sue S
Reviewed 5 September 2016

What's not to love about this place, first the views are spectacular, mountains and beautiful water. Second, it is a very clean reservoir, mainly because you can not waterski or swim here. BUT you can sail to your hearts content, kayak, paddle board ,pontoon and...More

Thank suzieFortCollins
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

The lake and surrounding scenery is absolutely beautiful, there is a trail that goes almost all the way around the lake that is really nice to enjoy on foot or bicycle. You can rent paddle boards, kayaks or bicycles.

Thank omatraveldog
Reviewed 1 September 2016

Dillon Res is usually very crowded during the summer, but by late August and early September it's a perfect place to get out on the water or walk along the beach. The views of the mountains are spectacular, the water is still warm enough, and...More

Thank TravelRaven
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Make sure to make time to stop by Sapphire Point to feed the chipmunks. Just grab some sunflower seeds and walk just a short bit to find a beautiful view and friendly chipmunks. They are very friendly and will eat right out of your hands....More

Thank loriwh
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

We rented a condo in Dillon for the entire family. It had a great view of the lake. It was the weekend of the Dillon lake sailing regatta. We especially enjoyed watching the sailboat races. The bike path around the lake is great. We rented...More

Thank John A
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Amazing views of the Dillon Reservoir and surrounding areas. If the visibility is clear and unlimited, the views are breathtaking. Sapphire Point is a short walk from the parking area and well worth the exercise. If you have kids, or kids-at-heart, you'll love seeing all...More

1  Thank Pat K
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31 May 2017|
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Response from DrDeut | Reviewed this property |
For boats yes, but I don't think anything is needed for rental of kayaks, canoes, paddle boards.
24 May 2017|
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Response from DrDeut | 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.
20 June 2016|
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Response from DrDeut | Reviewed this property |
Yes. I believe you can get the number by calling the Frisco or Summit County Tourist service.