Butcher Boy Picnic Area, Colorado Hiking Trail Information


From Leadville, follow the signs to Turquoise Lake Recreation Area and Mayqueen Campground. Use the May Queen entrance, and bear right to Butcher Boy.



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Butcher Boy Picnic Area

This picnic/day-use area is located at the far western end of Turquoise Lake, adjacent to May Queen Campground. Amenities include picnic tables, fire rings with grates, and a restroom. You can also access the Turquoise Lake Nature Trail from this site to enjoy a leisurely walk along the northern shoreline.