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Quick Facts

Chapman Reservoir Campground

Elevation: 9,400 Feet (2930.2 Meters)
Length of Stay: 14 Days
Number of Sites: 12
Reservation Contact: N/A
Reservation Remarks: Services include: fire grates, restroom, trash collection.
Reservation Status: Not Accepted




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General Description

Chapman Reservoir
Copyright: - US Forest Service
Chapman Reservoir
Chapman Reservoir Campground is in the Dunckley Pass area, 13 miles northwest of Yampa. It is located 1 mile off the Flat Tops Trail Scenic and Historic Byway, on FDR 940. The campground sits adjacent to Chapman Reservoir.

Facilities:

Services are limited at this campground. Drinking water is NOT available. It does have trash collection, a restroom, and fire grates. The campground has 12 sites and a maximum spur length of 35 ft.

Directions from Yampa: 13 miles total: Travel W/NW on County Rd 17 approximately 5 miles to County Road 132/Forest Road 16. Turn left and go about 7 miles to FDR 940. Go south on FDR 940 1 mile to Chapman Reservoir Campground.

Seasonal Information:
Normal Services Available: Late May through Mid-November (NOTE: Seasons may vary depending on weather and snow depth. Fee charged. No drinking water available. Trash service may be limited after October 1.) .



Fee Information
Type Price Remarks
Camping, Single Unit Call for Current Fee Services include: Fire grates,



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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON RV Camping Campsite spurs up to 35 ft.
Yes
ICON Camping Chapman Reservoir Campground
Yes
ICON Cold Water Fishing Chapman Reservoir
Yes
ICON Ice Fishing Chapman Reservoir
Yes
ICON Hiking & Walking There are no trails in the immediate area but there are some nearby.
No
ICON Horseback Riding surrounding area
No
ICON Big Game Hunting surrounding area
No
ICON Small Game Hunting surrounding area
No
ICON Upland Bird Hunting surrounding area
No
ICON Waterfowl Hunting surrounding area
No
ICON Wildflower Identification surrounding area
Yes
ICON Mountain Biking Some of the roads north of the campground are good.
No
ICON Motorcycle Riding FDR 940
No
ICON ATV Riding area roads
No
ICON Canoeing Chapman Reservoir
Yes
ICON Snowmobiling area roads
No
ICON Swimming & Waterplay Chapman Reservoir
Yes
ICON Viewing Scenery Flat Tops Trail Scenic and Historic Byway, and surrounding area.
Yes



Nearby Services

Groceries: Various (Private - Profit E on FH 16 approx. 3 miles to Cty Rd 25. Proceed N/NE on Cty Rd 25 approx. 5 miles to Oak Creek, CO.) Directions: 9 miles northeast in Oak Creek or 13 miles southeast in Yampa

Nearest Pay Phone: Various (Private - Profit E on FH 16 approx. 3 miles to Cty Rd 25. Proceed N/NE on Cty Rd 25 approx. 5 miles to Oak Creek, CO.) Directions: 9 miles northeast in Oak Creek or 13 miles southeast in Yampa

Gas Station: Various (Private - Profit E on FH 16 approx. 3 miles to Cty Rd 25. Proceed N/NE on Cty Rd 25 approx. 5 miles to Oak Creek, CO.) Directions: 9 miles northeast in Oak Creek or 13 miles southeast in Yampa

Groceries: Various (Private - Profit E on FH 16 approx. 3 miles to Cty Rd 25. Proceed N/NE on Cty Rd 25 approx. 5 miles to Oak Creek, CO.) Directions: 9 miles northeast in Oak Creek or13 miles southeast in Yampa

Nearest Hospital: Routt Memorial Hospital (Private - Profit E on FH 16 approx. 3 miles to Cty Rd 25. Proceed N/NE on Cty Rd 25 approx. 5 miles to Oak Creek, CO. Proceed N/NW on CH 131 approx. 25 miles to Steamboat Springs,) Directions: 34 miles northeast in Steamboat Springs.

Nearest Pay Phone: Various (Private - Profit E on FH 16 approx. 3 miles to Cty Rd 25. Proceed N/NE on Cty Rd 25 approx. 5 miles to Oak Creek, CO.) Directions: 9 miles northeast in Oak Creek or13 miles southeast in Yampa

Gas Station: Various (Private - Profit E on FH 16 approx. 3 miles to Cty Rd 25. Proceed N/NE on Cty Rd 25 approx. 5 miles to Oak Creek, CO.) Directions: 9 miles northeast in Oak Creek or13 miles southeast in Yampa



Related Activities
Black Mountain Creek Trail - The Black Mountain Creek Trail is located in the Flat Tops west of Yampa. It leads from Sheriff Reservoir to the East Fork Trail #1119.

Bunker Basin Trail - The Bunker Basin Trail, west of Yampa in the Dunckley Pass area, leads from Sheriff Reservoir to Haley Reservoir.



More Information

Visitor Information:

Steamboat Springs Chamber Resort Association, P.O. Box 774408, 1255 S Lincoln Ave. , Steamboat Springs, CO, 80477, Phone: 970-879-0880, Fax: 970-879-2543, http://www.steamboat-chamber.com

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