Welcome to Dillon

A fun, enchanting neighborhood filled with the best of lake life

Dillon is in the heart of the Rocky Mountains along the Dillon Reservoir. Here, residents enjoy a beautiful park along the reservoir and a modern marina that offers the best lakefront living. The town is filled with luxurious lakefront condominiums offering the best amenities. The summer months are home to boating, paddleboarding, fishing, swimming, and many other aquatic pursuits. There are peaceful walking and hiking trails and space for bike riding and enjoying the jaw-dropping views of the mountains in the distance.

Dillon has a perfect location central to all the best amenities in Summit County. It’s a short drive to the world-renowned mountain resorts of Breckenridge, Keystone, and Copper Mountain, making Dillon an absolute paradise in the winter months.

What to Love

  • Lake lifestyle with plenty to enjoy at the Dillon Marina
  • Easy access to the best mountain resorts in Colorado
  • Fun, energetic community vibes

Local Lifestyle

Dillon is an upbeat and fun neighborhood with a strong sense of community.  It’s the perfect place to enjoy the lakeshore lifestyle, and the marina offers boating and sailing lessons for the perfect afternoon on the water. Residents here love the outdoors and appreciate all the mountains have to offer, from camping to mountain biking to rock climbing. There’s something to enjoy in every season in Dillon.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

There are tons of amazing, locally-owned options for dining in Dillon, as well as high-end shopping. Arapahoe Cafe & Pub is a historic, local spot serving Dillon for over 20 years. With classic Colorado decor, this cafe serves Southwest American classics and popular breakfast options. 

Vue Rooftop offers a unique outdoor dining experience, with creative cocktails served on a beautiful roof deck with sweeping views of the surrounding mountains and Dillon Reservoir. Bistro North is a lovely choice for an elegant date night. This sleek restaurant offers modern American fare with impeccable service and perfectly paired wines and cocktails.

Saved by the Wine is the perfect spot to watch the sunset in Dillon. It has sweeping, 365-degree views of the surrounding mountains. Saved by the Wine offers an extensive wine menu with tasting flights, delicious snacks, and small plates. Another great option for drinks and small plates is Dillon Dam Brewery. This massive, two-story brew pub offers the best locally brewed craft beers and delicious New American snacks and bites.

People living in Dillon love the outdoors, and one of the most popular retailers for outdoor gear and apparel is REI. REI carries everything you need for a fantastic afternoon paddleboarding on the lake or enjoying the mountain slopes.

Things to Do

One of the best things to do in Dillon is to catch a show at the Dillon Amphitheater. Located in Marina Park, the Dillon Amphitheater is the best place to enjoy amazing live music with sweeping views of the surrounding mountains and lake.
Marina Park is a beautiful public park along the Dillon Reservoir's shores. It hosts plenty of spots to grill or relax in the grass and walking trails. The Marina is the launch point for all activities along the Dillon Reservoir, such as sailing and paddleboarding. In the summer, the Dillon Farmer’s Market offers residents fresh produce, locally made fresh food, and arts and crafts.

Another way to enjoy the summer sun is the Dillon Disc Golf Course, filled with challenging holes and amazing views of the surrounding mountains. The Sapphire Point Overlook offers some of the most beautiful views in Colorado. Located along the Blue River Arm of Lake Dillon, this overlook provides views of both the reservoir and the mountains.

Dillon Town Park is a special place in both the summer and winter months. In the summer, grassy fields, walking paths, and sports fields offer a gathering spot for residents to enjoy the weather. In the winter, the park hosts a stunning ice castle exhibit.


Dillon is served by Summit School District RE-1 as well as post-secondary options.

Overview for Dillon, CO

1,147 people live in Dillon, where the median age is 46 and the average individual income is $45,664. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Demographics and Employment Data for Dillon, CO

Dillon has 441 households, with an average household size of 2.6. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Dillon do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 1,147 people call Dillon home. The population density is 771.11 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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