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Blacktail Creek Campground

Elevation: 9,100 Feet (2836.7 Meters)
Length of Stay: 14 Days
Number of Sites: 8
Reservation Contact: N/A
Reservation Remarks: Services include: picnic tables, fire grates, restroom, trash collection, potable water.
Reservation Status: Not Accepted


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General Description

Blacktail Creek Campground
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Blacktail Creek Campground
Blacktail Creek Campground is located in the Gore Pass area, 25 miles southeast of Yampa off Hwy. 134. The campground sits just west of Gore Pass summit along Blacktail Creek, at an elevation of 9,100 feet. A campground fee is charged. Reservations are not accepted.

Facilities:

The campground has 8 sites and a maximum spur length of 18 ft. It has drinking water, trash collection, restrooms, picnic tables, and fire grates.

Directions from Yampa: Travel south on Colorado Hwy 131 approximately 11 miles to Colorado Hwy 134. Go east on Hwy 134 approximately 14 miles to Blacktail Creek Campground, on the right.

Seasonal Information:
Normal Services Available: Late May through Mid-November (NOTE: Seasons may vary due to weather and snow depth. Fee Charged. Water and trash service may be limited after October 1.) .



Fee Information
Type Price Remarks
Camping, Single Unit Call for Current Fee Services include: picnic table



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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Trailer Camping The longest spur length is 18 ft.
Yes
ICON Camping Blacktail Creek Campground
Yes
ICON Cold Water Fishing Blacktail Creek and other nearby streams
No
ICON Hiking & Walking The nearest Forest Service trailhead is at Lynx Pass.
Yes
ICON Big Game Hunting 1 mi.; NSEW
No
ICON Viewing Scenery surrounding area
Yes



Nearby Services

Groceries: Various (Private - Profit) Directions: Go west on Hwy 134 approximately 15 miles to Toponas, then 10 miles north on Hwy131 to Yampa.

Nearest Pay Phone: Various (Private - Profit) Directions: Go west on Hwy 134 15 miles to Toponas.

Nearest Hospital: Routt Memorial Hospital (Private - Profit Proceed N/NW on CH 131 approx. 45 miles to Steamboat Springs, CO.) Directions: Go west on Hwy 134 15 miles to Hwy 131, then north on Hwy 131 to Steamboat Springs.

Gas Station: Various (Private - Profit) Directions: Go west on Hwy 134 15 miles to Toponas.

Gas Station: Various (Private - Profit) Directions: Go west on Hwy. 134 15 miles to Toponas.

Groceries: Various (Private - Profit) Directions: Go west on Hwy. 134 approximately 15 miles to Toponas, then 10 miles north on Hwy. 131 to Yampa.

Nearest Pay Phone: Various (Private - Profit) Directions: Go west on Hwy. 134 15 miles to Toponas.

Nearest Hospital: Routt Memorial Hospital (Private - Profit Proceed N/NW on CH 131 approx. 45 miles to Steamboat Springs, CO.) Directions: Go west on Hwy. 134 15 miles to Hwy. 131, then north on Hwy. 131 to Steamboat Springs.



Related Activities
Blacktail Creek Picnic Ground - The Blacktail Creek Picnic Ground sits along Blacktail Creek, in the Gore Pass Area, southeast of Yampa.



More Information

Visitor Information:

Yampa Ranger District, P.O. Box 7, 300 Roselawn Ave. , Yampa, CO, 80483, Phone: 970-638-4516

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