Dillon Travel Guide
Welcome to Dillon, CO!
Dillon is a lakeside, mountain resort community located southwest of Denver, Colorado. The city is convenient to Lake Dillon, offering many recreational activities such as sightseeing, hiking, sail boarding and fishing. More outdoor opportunities are found at Dillon Marina and the Pike National Forest, with 14,000-foot mountain peaks and nine wilderness areas. Sapphire Point is another local attraction, located between Keystone and Breckenridge, offering spectacular views of Lake Dillon Reservoir and the Tenmile Range. Visitors can also hike two trails that pass through meadows, forests and scenic overviews at Dillon Nature Preserve. Discover the brewery business in Dillon through daily, self-guided tours at the Dillon Dam Brewery. As well, visit Lula Myers Ranch House, an 1885 two-storey house built of hand-chopped logs with walls insulated by newspaper. Do not miss the Dillon Schoolhouse Museum, presenting educational history through a large collection of artifacts, clothing and jewelry from the late 1800s to early 1900s.
The Pike National Forest encompasses nearly three million acres and features a variety of flora and fauna, ranging from prairies to artic tundra.