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CAMPGROUND NAME: Bear Lake

VISIT DATE: 06/17/2000

UPDATE DATE: 2/9/2012

STATE: Colorado

REGION: Rocky Mountain

RANGER DISTRICT: Yampa

NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Yampa

RESERVATIONS: No

DIRECTIONS:
In Yampa, CO, take County Rt. 7 west 6.6 miles to Forest Rt. 900
(gravel).  Continue straight on Rt. 900 for 7.3 miles to
campground sign.  Turn left at sign into campground.

GENERAL COMMENTS:
The elevation is 9,500 ft.

The campground, located near the Flat Tops Wilderness, is very
scenic.  It is composed of three overlapping loops in dense stand
of Engelmann spruce, Subalpine fir and a few Aspen and Lodgepole, 
providing excellent privacy between sites.  Bear Lake is adjacent 
to the campground, but none of the camping sites are on the lake.  
Some of the sites have excellent views of the towering black cliffs
that identify the wilderness boundary.

SEASONS
Open Seasonal: Yes
Open All Year: No

Seasonal Comment:
Open Memorial Day through Labor Day (weather dependent).

RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED
Rate: $10 per day - single
$20 per day - double
$30 per day - triple
Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14

CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION
No. RV Sites: 0
No. Tent Sites: 2
No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 41
   
   Total Sites: 43

Tent Pads: No
Open Sites: Yes
Wooded Sites: Yes
Equestrian Camping:  No

No. Tables on Sites: 43
No. Grilles on Sites: 43

RV INFORMATION
Hookups: None
No. RV Pull Throughs: 8
Waste Station: No
Average Parking Apron Size: 12' X 40'

Comments:
The parking aprons are dirt.  There is an RV waste station
available, for a fee, at the KOA campground in Steamboat Springs, CO - 2
miles west of downtown on US Rt. 40.  

FACILITIES
Vaults: Yes
Flush Toilets: No
Hot Showers: No
Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes

Public Phone: No
Playground: No
No. Water Spigots (non-site): 8
  No. Threaded: 0

WATER SPORTS
Lake: Yes
Swimming (provided): No
Sailing: No
Boat Ramp: No
Boat Carry Down Access: No
Power Boating: No
Boating (no power): Yes
Water Skiing: No
Rafting (whitewater): No
Kayaking (whitewater): No

Comments:
Bear Lake is 30 acres.

HIKING
Mandall Creek Trail #1121 (foot & horse) - 5 miles
	Accesses the Flat Tops Wilderness

FISHING   
Brook and Rainbow trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: Big Creek Lakes VISIT DATE: 06/13/2000 UPDATE DATE: 2/9/2012 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Walden RESERVATIONS: 1-877-444-6777 or make on-line reservation DIRECTIONS: From Walden, CO, take State Rt. 125 north 8.9 miles to Big Creek Lakes sign (in Cowdrey, CO). Turn left at sign (County Rt. 6) and go 19 miles to Big Creek Lakes/Forest Rt. 600 signs. Turn left at signs and go 5.7 miles to campground. NOTE: County Rt. 6 becomes dirt after 5.3 miles. Forest Rt. 600 is a dirt, wide single-lane road with turnouts. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 9,000 ft. The campground, located on the northeastern edge of the Mount Zirkel Wilderness and adjacent to Big Creek Lakes, is composed of two sections. The first section is on the left and is the smallest with two loops (camping sites 43 through 54). Sites 43 through 45 are right on the lake shore and at a boat ramp. It is heavily wooded, mostly with Lodgepole pines. The second section, with the majority of sites in the campground, is straight ahead and is composed of overlapping loops. Due to a recent mistletoe infestation and a blowdown, many of the sites are in the open. However, the resulting vistas of the lake and mountains (Mount Zirkel Wilderness) are breathtaking. Here, besides Lodgepole pines, Subalpine fir are in abundance. The campground is a classic example of a forest experience for the whole family. It is rugged and rough, but comfortable and relaxing with its varied water sports, hiking and wonderful vistas. Not to be outdone, the drive to the campground, mostly on a level dirt road, is through open range with picturesque views of the countryside. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open first week of June through last week of September - weather dependent RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $10 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 0 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 53 Total Sites: 53 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes Equestrian Camping: Yes No. Tables on Sites: 53 No. Grilles on Sites: 53 RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 20 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 12' X 30' Comments: The parking aprons are dirt. The interior roads are narrow and rough in places. There is an RV waste station in Walden, CO. Take 4th St. east to its end. Turn left and go past the high school. The waste station is at the next corner. A donation is requested and there is potable water. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 8 No. Threaded: 8 Comments: The only wheelchair friendly toilet is located near sites 43 through 45. WATER SPORTS Lake: Yes Swimming (provided): No Sailing: No Boat Ramp: Yes Boat Carry Down Access: Yes Power Boating: Yes Boating (no power): Yes Water Skiing: Yes Rafting (whitewater): No Kayaking (whitewater): No Comments: The "upper" Big Creek Lake is 100 acres - no motors are permitted. The "lower" Big Creek Lake is 340 acres and motors are permitted, but there is a 75-yard wake limit. There are two boat ramps, both of which are located in the first section of the campground. The two best boat carry-down access locations are camping sites 43 and 44. HIKING Seven Lakes Trail (also called Big Creek Trail); foot and horse - accesses a network of trails in the Mount Zirkel Wilderness Red Elephant Nature Trail (interpretive - foot) - 1.5 miles FISHING Mackinaw trout, Tiger Muskie, Grayling and Kokanee salmon - creek fishing is also available.

CAMPGROUND NAME: Chapman Reservoir VISIT DATE: 06/16/2000 UPDATE DATE: 2/9/2012 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Yampa NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Yampa RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: In Yampa, CO, take County Rt. 17 west 5.5 miles to a "Y" intersection (County Rt. 132). Bear left onto Rt. 132 (gravel) and go 6.9 miles to Chapman Reservoir sign (Forest Rt. 940). Turn left at sign onto Rt. 940 (very steep and washboard) and go 1.4 miles to campground sign. Bear right into campground. NOTE: County Rt. 132 changes to County Rt. 8 after 4.2 miles. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 9,300 ft. The campground stretches out along Chapman Reservoir in mostly mature Aspen and some Subalpine fir. Sites 9 through 12 are up a high clearance (vehicle access) interior road in a "circle the wagons" arrangement. The campground is remote with fair privacy between camping sites. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open June 15 through September 30. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $10 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 5 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 7 Total Sites: 12 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes Equestrian Camping: No No. Tables on Sites: 7 No. Grilles on Sites: 12 RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 1 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 13' X 49' Comments: The parking aprons are dirt and grass. Access to camping sites 9 through 12 are not RV friendly. There is an RV waste station available at the KOA campground in Steamboat Springs, CO - 2 miles west of downtown on US Rt. 40. The fee is $5 - includes potable water. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 0 No. Threaded: 0 WATER SPORTS Lake: Yes Swimming (provided): No Sailing: No Boat Ramp: No Boat Carry Down Access: No Power Boating: No Boating (no power): Yes Water Skiing: No Rafting (whitewater): No Kayaking (whitewater): No Comments: Chapman Reservoir is 8 acres. HIKING - No FISHING Brook and Rainbow trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: Dumont Lake VISIT DATE: 06/19/2000 UPDATE DATE: 3/24/2010 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Hahns Peak/Bears Ears NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Steamboat Springs RESERVATIONS: 1-877-444-6777 or make on-line reservation DIRECTIONS: From Steamboat Springs, CO, take US Rt. 40 east 17.3 miles to campground sign (Forest Rt. 315 - paved). Turn left at sign onto Rt. 315 and go 1.2 miles to another campground sign. Turn left into campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 9,500 ft. The campground, near Dumont Lake, is composed of one large loop with a small loop inside and two-site spur (sites 14 and 15) with no turnaround for RVs. Most sites are well separated and have a panoramic view of a large alpine meadow. The majority of pull- throughs can accommodate almost any size RV. The lake is accessed via a short trail through the day-use area. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open June 15 through October 1. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $12 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 2 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 20 Total Sites: 22 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: No Equestrian Camping: No No. Tables on Sites: 22 No. Grilles on Sites: 22 RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 10 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 14' X 50' Comments: The parking aprons are gravel. There is an RV waste station available at the KOA campground in Steamboat Springs, CO - 2 miles west of downtown on US Rt. 40. The fee is $5 - includes potable water. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: No Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 2 No. Threaded: 0 Comments: The water spigots are hand pumps. WATER SPORTS Lake: Yes Swimming (provided): No Sailing: No Boat Ramp: No Boat Carry Down Access: No Power Boating: Yes Boating (no power): Yes Water Skiing: No Rafting (whitewater): No Kayaking (whitewater): No Comments: Dumont Lake is 50 acres. Power boats are limited to electric motors. HIKING Rabbit Ears Trail (foot) - 2 miles FISHING Rainbow and Brook trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: Freeman VISIT DATE: 06/22/2000 UPDATE DATE: 3/24/2010 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Hahns Peak/Bears Ears NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Craig RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: From Craig, CO, take State Rt. 13 north 11.8 miles to Freeman Reservoir sign (County Rt. 11). Turn right at sign onto Rt.11 (gravel) and go 9.9 miles to campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 8,800 ft. The campground is composed of two loops above Freeman Reservoir. While a couple of the camping sites overlook the reservoir, most of them encircle an open meadow area. This is a nice base camp for hikers (including equestrian types) to access trails in the area. There are lots of Aspen, wildflowers and a few conifer trees, such as Subalpine fir, in a thick grass understory. There are corrals at the entrance to the campground. Most camping sites are in the open with some well separated for privacy. This is bear country; practice safe food storage techniques. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open June 15 through October 31. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $12 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 0 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 17 Total Sites: 17 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes Equestrian Camping: Yes No. Tables on Sites: 17 No. Grilles on Sites: 17 RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 8 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 12' X 32' Comments: The parking aprons are gravel. There is an RV waste station at the Moffat County Fair Grounds in Craig, CO. No fee and there is potable water. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 1 No. Threaded: 0 Comments: The water spigot is a hand pump. WATER SPORTS Lake: Yes Swimming (provided): No Sailing: No Boat Ramp: Yes Boat Carry Down Access: No Power Boating: No Boating (no power): Yes Water Skiing: No Rafting (whitewater): No Kayaking (whitewater): No Comments: Freeman Reservoir is 40 acres. HIKING Cottonwood Creek Trail #1183 (foot & horse) - 0.8 miles Provides access to Black Mountain Trail #1185 - 6.4 miles and Bears Ears Trail #1144 - 45 miles. FISHING Rainbow and Brook trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: Hahns Peak Lake VISIT DATE: 06/20/2000 UPDATE DATE: 3/24/2010 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Hahns Peak/Bears Ears NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Steamboat Springs RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: In Steamboat Springs, CO (west side of town), take Elk River Rd./County Rt. 129 north 28.3 miles to Hahns Peak Lake Recreation Area sign (Forest Rt. 486). Turn left at sign onto Rt. 486 (gravel) and go 1.9 miles to campground sign at a "Y" intersection. Bear left, staying on Rt. 486, and go 0.6 miles to campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 8,300 ft. The campground is composed of two loops - Lakeside and Forest. It is located in thick woods of Engelmann spruce, Lodgepole pine and Subalpine fir. All pull-through sites are found in the Lakeside Loop and overlook Hahns Peak Lake. This is a very pretty, quiet campground with grass understory and very good privacy between camping sites. Wildflowers, lupine in particular, are abundant throughout the campground. This is bear country; practice safe food storage techniques. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open Memorial Day weekend through October 15. NOTE: Campground closed 2010 for renovations. Contact Ranger District Office for status. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $10 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 0 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 25 Total Sites: 25 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes Equestrian Camping: No No. Tables on Sites: 25 No. Grilles on Sites: 25 RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 7 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 15' X 45' Comments: The parking aprons are dirt. There is an RV waste station at the Dutch Hill campground in the Steamboat Lake State Park - take County Rt. 62 for 1.1 miles to campground. The fee is $4 and there is potable water. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 0 Comments: The only wheelchair friendly toilet is in the Lakeside Loop. There is one threaded spigot in each loop. WATER SPORTS Lake: Yes Swimming (provided): No Sailing: No Boat Ramp: Yes Boat Carry Down Access: Yes Power Boating: Yes Boating (no power): Yes Water Skiing: No Rafting (whitewater): No Kayaking (whitewater): No Comments: Hahns Peak Lake is 160 acres. Only electric motors are permitted on power boats. The boat ramp is primitive. HIKING West Side Lake Trail (foot) - 0.75 miles FISHING Rainbow and Cutthroat trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: Hinman VISIT DATE: 06/20/2000 UPDATE DATE: 3/24/2010 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Hahns Peak/Bears Ears NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Steamboat Springs RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: In Steamboat Springs, CO (west end), take County Rt. 129 north 17.9 miles to campground sign (County Rt. 64/Forest Rt. 400). Turn right onto Rts. 64/400 and go 5.6 miles to another campground sign (County Rt. 64A). Turn right at sign onto Rt. 64A and go 0.5 miles to still another campground sign. Turn right at sign into campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 7,600 ft. The campground is a single loop in a stand of Lodgepole pine. The understory is composed of heavy grass, lupine, columbine and other vegetation giving it a soft, lacy appearance. The campground is very quiet and rustic. RVrs are faced with tight turns on the interior road. This is bear country; practice safe food storage techniques. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open Memorial Day weekend through October 15. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $12 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 3 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 9 Total Sites: 12 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: No Wooded Sites: Yes Equestrian Camping: No No. Tables on Sites: 12 No. Grilles on Sites: 12 RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 1 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 15' X 30' Comments: The parking aprons are dirt. There is an RV waste station available at the KOA campground in Steamboat Springs, CO - 2 miles west of downtown on US Rt. 40. The fee is $5 - includes potable water. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: No Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 1 No. Threaded: 0 Comments: The water spigot is a hand pump. WATER SPORTS - None HIKING - No Comments: The campground is convenient to the South Fork Trail #1100.3A (foot and horse) FISHING - No

CAMPGROUND NAME: Lynx Pass VISIT DATE: 06/19/2000 UPDATE DATE: 2/9/2012 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Yampa NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Toponas RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: From Toponas, CO, take State Rt. 131 south 0.4 miles to a "Y" intersection and State Rt. 134 sign. Bear left onto Rt. 134 and go 8.7 miles to campground sign (County Rt. 16/Forest Rt. 270). Turn left at sign onto Rts. 16/270 (gravel) and go 2.9 miles to another campground sign. Turn left at sign into campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 8,900 ft. The campground, configured as a teardrop loop, is nestled in dense woods of Subalpine fir, Engelmann spruce with a few Aspen and Lodgepole pines scattered throughout. There is good privacy between sites. Because of the teardrop loop configuration, some RVs may have difficulty making a second pass without exiting and returning. The campground is convenient to the 2-acre Lagunita Lake. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open June 15 through September 30. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $10 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 0 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 10 Total Sites: 10 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: No Wooded Sites: Yes Equestrian Camping: No No. Tables on Sites: 10 No. Grilles on Sites: 10 RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 6 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 11' X 42' Comments: The parking aprons are dirt and gravel. There is an RV waste station available at the KOA campground in Steamboat Springs, CO - 2 miles west of downtown on US Rt. 40 - includes potable water. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 1 No. Threaded: 0 Comments: The water spigot is a hand pump. WATER SPORTS - None HIKING - No Comments: The campground is convenient to the Tepee Creek Trail #1173 (foot, horse and mountain bike) - 3.7 miles. FISHING - No Comments: There is trout fishing in the nearby Lagunita Lake and feeder streams.

CAMPGROUND NAME: Meadows VISIT DATE: 06/19/2000 UPDATE DATE: 3/24/2010 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Hahns Peak/Bears Ears NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Steamboat Springs RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: From Steamboat Springs, CO, take US Rt. 40 east 12.4 miles to campground sign (Forest Rt. 297). Turn right onto Rt. 297 into campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 9,300 ft. The campground is composed of two unnamed loops and a spur beside an alpine meadow among a pleasant mixture of conifer trees. There is minimal understory providing only fair privacy between camping sites. This is bear country; practice safe food storage techniques. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open June 15 through October 1. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $10 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 140 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 2 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 28 Total Sites: 30 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes Equestrian Camping: No No. Tables on Sites: 30 No. Grilles on Sites: 30 RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 5 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 13' X 40' Comments: The parking aprons are gravel. There is an RV waste station available at the KOA campground in Steamboat Springs, CO - 2 miles west of downtown on US Rt. 40 - includes potable water. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: No Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 0 WATER SPORTS - None HIKING - No FISHING - No

CAMPGROUND NAME: Pines VISIT DATE: 05/26/2000 UPDATE DATE: 2/9/2012 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Parks NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Rustic RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: From Rustic, CO, take State Rt. 14 west 37.1 miles to campground sign (County Rt. 21 in Gould, CO). Turn left onto Rt. 21 (gravel) and go 3.1 miles to campground sign. Turn left at sign into campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 9,200 ft. The campground is located next to the South Fork of the Michigan River among Ponderosa pines and fir trees. It has a grass understory with a wilderness feel. The Colorado State Forest is a short distance away. The camping sites are adjacent to the river, which can be heard throughout the campground. About six miles from the campground down a 4 X 4 trail (Forest Rt. 470), is the ghost town of Teller City. It is said the residents of this silver mining town left in such a rush they left behind dirty dishes and clothes. Gas and limited groceries can be obtained at the KOA campground, which is 1.8 miles west of Gould, CO on State Rt. 14. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open first week in June through end of September - weather dependent RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $10 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 0 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 11 Total Sites: 11 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: No Wooded Sites: Yes Equestrian Camping: No No. Tables on Sites: 11 No. Grilles on Sites: 11 RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 3 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 10.5' X 33' Comments: The parking aprons are rock and dirt. There is an RV waste station at the Ranger Lake campground in the Colorado State Forest, 3.8 miles east of Gould, CO on State Rt. 14. The fee is $10 and there is no potable water. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: No Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 1 No. Threaded: 0 Comments: The water spigot is a hand pump. WATER SPORTS - None HIKING - No FISHING Rainbow and Cutthroat trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: Seedhouse VISIT DATE: 06/20/2000 UPDATE DATE: 3/24/2010 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Hahns Peak/Bears Ears NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Steamboat Springs RESERVATIONS: 1-877-444-6777 or make on-line reservation DIRECTIONS: In Steamboat Springs, CO (west end), take County Rt. 129 north 17.9 miles to campground sign (County Rt. 64/Forest Rt. 400). Turn right onto Rts. 64/400 and go 8.9 miles to another campground sign. Turn right at sign into campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 8,000 ft. The campground, convenient to the Mount Zirkel Wilderness, winds and twists through a grove of Lodgepole pine and Subalpine fir. The sounds of the nearby Middle Fork of the Elk River can be heard throughout the campground. This is an old campground that features a vault toilet built by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) in the 1930s. The campground is recovering from the removal of some trees felled by a blowdown (high winds), which has given it an open, airy feel. This is bear country; practice safe food storage techniques. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open June 15 through October 1 RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $12 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 2 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 22 Total Sites: 24 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes Equestrian Camping: No No. Tables on Sites: 24 No. Grilles on Sites: 24 RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 6 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 13' X 32' Comments: The parking aprons are gravel. There is an RV waste station available at the KOA campground in Steamboat Springs, CO - 2 miles west of downtown on US Rt. 40. The fee is $5 - includes potable water. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: No Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 2 No. Threaded: 0 Comments: The water spigots are hand pumps. WATER SPORTS - None HIKING Connector trail to the 3,200-mile Continental Divide National Scenic Trail FISHING Rainbow and Brook trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: Summit Lake VISIT DATE: 06/21/2000 UPDATE DATE: 3/24/2010 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Hahns Peak/Bears Ears NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Walden RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: From Walden, CO, take State Rts. 125S/14W 0.9 miles to Steamboat Springs sign. At sign, turn right onto Rt. 14W and go 11.6 miles to National Forest Access/Buffalo Pass sign (County Rt. 24). Turn right at sign onto Rt. 24 and go 7.4 miles to a "Y" intersection and end of paved road. Bear left, continuing on Rt. 24, and go 8.8 miles to campground on right. NOTE: County Rt. 24 also becomes Forest Rt. 60 just past the Grizzly Creek campground. The condition of Forest Rt. 60 may deteriorate as the season progresses. Check with the Hahns Peak/Bears Ears Ranger District Office for condition. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 10,400 ft. The campground, located on the southern edge of the Mount Zirkel Wilderness, is rustic and adjacent to the western end of Summit Lake among Engelmann spruce trees. Some camping sites overlook the lake and all tent sites are walk-in. NOTE: Snow conditions prevented a physical survey of the campground. All information is provided by the Hahns Peak/Bears Ears Ranger District Office. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open July 4 through October 1. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $10 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 8 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 8 Total Sites: 16 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes Equestrian Camping: No No. Tables on Sites: 16 No. Grilles on Sites: 16 RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 1 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 10' X 25' Comments: The parking aprons are dirt. There is an RV waste station in Walden, CO. Take 4th St. east to its end. Turn left and go passed the high school. The waste station is at the next corner. A donation is requested and there is potable water. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: No Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 0 WATER SPORTS Lake: Yes Swimming (provided): No Sailing: No Boat Ramp: No Boat Carry Down Access: Yes Power Boating: No Boating (no power): Yes Water Skiing: No Rafting (whitewater): No Kayaking (whitewater): No Comments: Summit Lake is 40 acres and is partially in the Mount Zirkel Wilderness. HIKING Continental Divide National Scenic Trail #1101 (foot) - 3,200 miles FISHING Brook trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: Teal Lake VISIT DATE: 06/12/2000 UPDATE DATE: 2/9/2012 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Parks NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Walden RESERVATIONS: 1-877-444-6777 or make on-line reservation DIRECTIONS: From Walden, CO, take State Rts. 125S/14W 0.9 miles to Steamboat Springs sign. At the sign, turn right onto Rt. 14 and go 11.6 miles to National Forest Access/Buffalo Pass sign (County Rt. 24). Turn right at sign onto Rt. 24 and go 7.4 miles to a "Y" intersection and end of paved road. Bear left, staying on Rt. 24, and go 4 miles to campground sign (Forest Rt. 615). Turn right after sign onto Rt. 615 and go 2.8 miles to another campground sign. Turn right at sign into campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 9,000 ft. The campground, located on the southeastern edge of the Mount Zirkel Wilderness, is configured like a stem that extends into a single loop. The camping sites, among Lodgepole pine and Subalpine fir, are well separated providing ample privacy. The campground is adjacent to Teal Lake, but the dense stand of trees prevents views of the lake from the camping sites. The campground is popular with OHV enthusiasts exploring the nearby Grizzly/Helena and Newcomb Trails. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open first week in June through end of September - weather dependent RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $10 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 1 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 15 Total Sites: 16 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: No Wooded Sites: Yes Equestrian Camping: No No. Tables on Sites: 16 No. Grilles on Sites: 16 RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 7 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 15' X 50' Comments: The parking aprons are gravel. Many of the camping sites will accommodate any size RV. There is an RV waste station in Walden, CO. Take 4th St. east to its end. Turn left and go past the high school. The waste station is at the next corner. A donation is requested and there is potable water. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 1 No. Threaded: 0 Comments: The water spigot is a hand pump. WATER SPORTS Lake: Yes Swimming (provided): No Sailing: No Boat Ramp: Yes Boat Carry Down Access: No Power Boating: Yes Boating (no power): Yes Water Skiing: No Rafting (whitewater): No Kayaking (whitewater): No Comments: Teal Lake is 50 acres. The boat ramp is primitive. Power boats are limited to electric motors. HIKING - No Comments: Convenient to: (1) Newcomb Trail #1132 (foot & horse) - 6.8 miles in the Zirkel Wilderness and (2) Grizzly/Helena Trail #1126 - 30 miles for OHV enthusiasts. FISHING Rainbow trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: Walton Creek VISIT DATE: 06/19/2000 UPDATE DATE: 3/24/2010 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Hahns Peak/Bears Ears NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Steamboat Springs RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: From Steamboat Springs, CO, take US Rt. 40 east 14.4 miles to campground sign. Turn right into campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 9,400 ft. The campground is configured as a loop and a spur. The loop is in an open meadow with the willow-lined Walton Creek meandering through it. The spur is heavily wooded with mature conifers; the creek continues past the camping sites. The campground parallels US Rt. 40, which results in some traffic noise. There is good privacy between sites. This is bear country; practice safe food storage techniques. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open from June 15 through October 1. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $12 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 NOTE: Campground closed indefinitely. Contact Ranger District Office for status. CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 1 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 13 Total Sites: 14 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes Equestrian Camping: No No. Tables on Sites: 14 No. Grilles on Sites: 14 RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 1 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 13' X 25' Comments: The parking aprons are gravel. There is an RV waste station available at the KOA campground in Steamboat Springs, CO - 2 miles west of downtown on US Rt. 40. The fee is $5 - includes potable water. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: No Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 1 No. Threaded: 0 Comments: The water spigot is a hand pump. WATER SPORTS - None HIKING - No FISHING Brook trout




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