Lowry Campground
Lowry Campground

Lowry Campground

Lowry Campground is experiencing a temporary water outage. Please bring all the water you’ll need for your visit, including drinking water.

  • In the heart of the Rocky Mountains, the 2.3 million acre White River National Forest is a place of serenity and adventure, boasting 8 wilderness areas, 4 defined seasons, and 10 peaks surpassing 14,000 feet in elevation.

    Described as being more vertical than horizontal, the nearby Eagles Nest Wilderness, designated in 1976, is a playground of craggy cliffs, sheer rock faces, alpine lakes, and deep, forested valleys. Visitors will find foot travel across this pristine area challenging and often strenuous, but will be rewarded with spectacular scenery.

    Wildlife in the area abounds. Bighorn sheep navigate rocky ridges and bull elk bugle at dusk. Scenic rivers sustain populations of cutthroat, rainbow, and brown trout. Alpine regions provide habitat for pika and ptarmigan. These species, along with many others, depend on surrounding undeveloped wilderness, clean streams, and diverse forests to live.


    • Fishing
    • Grills
    • Hiking/Trekking
    • Wildlife Watching


    Campground (27 total sites)

    Lowry Campground has 27 sites able to accommodate tents, trailers, and RVs. Sites 2-24 have electric hookups, and are reservation only. There is an extra fee for the electrical service at the sites with hook-ups if the service is used.

    The campground is equipped with picnic tables, campfire rings, and vault toilets.

    All campsites are allowed 10 people and 1 vehicle only, with a maximum vehicle length of 32 feet. An extra vehicle fee will be charged for more than 1 vehicle per site, space permitting.

    Firewood is for sale from hosts at the campground. Boat ramp access is available in the marinas located in the nearby towns of Frisco and Dillon.

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  • Body contact with Dillon Reservoir prohibited, including swimming, water skiing, jetskiing and scuba diving. Several campsites are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Prevent the spread of invasive species by inspecting and cleaning packs, equipment, and tires before using lake or trails. Black bears are prevalent in the area and all food or other attractants must be properly stored.

    In accordance with standard industry practices, there will be a $6 additional vehicle fee per day on the second vehicle in each single family campsite, and on the third and fourth vehicles in any double family campsite, provided these vehicles are not joined to the first vehicle by a hitch and towed onto the site. In the case of motorcycles, the first two are considered as one vehicle for determining additional vehicle fees. The third and fourth motorcycle would also be considered as one vehicle. No additional vehicle fees are collected for bicycles.