Want More? Hotels near (EGE) Eagle County Airport; All things to do in Dillon; Things to do near Ice Castles. Keystone Lake is one of the largest Zamboni-maintained outdoor ice rink in North America at 5 acres (Evergreen Lake Ice Rink is larger at 8.5 acres). But that was ok... next time! The sun was shining and walked in some fresh snow. The interactive ice display is open from the end of December to early March (weather depending, of course). Learn about Dillon's blog, recreation trails, camping and disc golf, or click here for a map of Lake Dillon. Hotels near Ice Castles; Hotels near Dillon Reservoir; Hotels near Dillon Marina; Hotels near 1883 Dillon Schoolhouse Museum; Near Airports. This year the Dillon Colorado Ice Castles are opening on December 28, 2019 and will be open as long as the weather permits. The Dillon Ice Melt contest is officially underway with the launch of the Ice Melt Device ( it's a big orange barrel) onto Lake Dillon. "Kudos to the Dillon Marina staff and the Town of Dillon for creating a stellar, family oriented, nautical experience on the shores of Lake Dillon. Or head to Dillon Ice Castles, a spectacular, man-made ice playground created anew each year for its winter visitors. Everyday you will find folks enjoying the ice, whether figure skating, free skating, or slapping around a puck, which are available for rent. We stopped at Dillon Lake to check that out and the Ice Castles. This popular fundraiser â¦ The Dillon Reservoir is still frozen, but over the past few weeks, people have seen something strange popping up from the ice. In Dillon, play a set of tennis, take a sailing tour or simply take a stroll and have a picnic by the lake.The pace here is easy. 150 Marina Drive PO Box 1825 Dillon Reservoir is owned and operated by Denver Water. When the ice gives way, the clocks go under water and stop working. The experience is built using hundreds of thousands of icicles hand-placed by professional ice artists. The Dillon Reservoir Recreation Area (DRRA) includes the reservoir's surface and adjacent properties. Unfortunately, they were still working on the castles so it was closed and was only able to view it from the outside. Popular recreation activities within DRRA include motorized and non-motorized boating, open water and ice fishing, cycling, snowkiting, hiking, running, walking, Nordic skiing and other passive recreational activities. The large lake provides plenty of room for a plethora of winter activities, one of which is Dillon Reservoir ice fishing. For the uninitiated, hereâs how it works: every year we haul a giant drum out to the middle of Lake Dillon. We drove down the street and checked ought the lake and the view was beautiful. "-Gayle and Tim Westerberg Dillon Marina. Attached to said drum are watches. The Lake Dillon Ice Melt is one of Summit Rotaryâs flagship fundraisers. The castles include breathtaking LED-lit sculptures, frozen thrones, ice â¦ Sometimes they stay open well into March and other years they close in February if itâs too warm. The dates of the Ice Castles are incredibly dependant on the weather. Author: Matt Renoux Published: 8:46 AM MDT April 21, 2020 Big Edâs Fishing Ventures offers full-day or half-day ice fishing trips near Breckenridge and Dillon. Ice fishing on Lake Dillon is fun for both anglers and newbies alike. Ice Castles is an award-winning frozen attraction located in four cities across North America.