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