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Quick Facts

Horseshoe Campground

Elevation: 10,000 Feet (3117.2 Meters)
Length of Stay: 14 Days
Number of Sites: 7
Reservation Contact: N/A
Reservation Remarks: Services include: potable water, picnic tables, fire grates, restrooms, trash collection.
Reservation Status: Not Accepted


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General Description

Camping at Horseshoe Campground
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Camping at Horseshoe Campground
Horseshoe is a small campground located in the Bear River area, 16 miles southwest of Yampa on Forest Road 900. It sits between Yampa Reservoir and Stillwater Reservoir. A campground fee is charged. Reservations are not accepted.

Facilities:

The campground has 7 sites and a maximum spur length of 18 ft. It has drinking water, trash collection, a restroom, picnic tables and fire grates.

Directions from Yampa, Colorado: Travel S/SW on Routt County Rd. 7 for approximately 7 miles to FDR 900. Proceed on FDR 900 for approximately 9 miles to Horseshoe Campground on the right side of the road.

Seasonal Information:
Normal Services Available: Early June through Mid-November (NOTE: Seasons may vary depending on 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



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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Trailer Camping Maximum campsite spur length at Horseshoe Campground is 18 ft.
Yes
ICON Camping Horseshoe Campground
Yes
ICON Cold Water Fishing within 1 mile in surrounding lakes reservoirs and streams
No
ICON Hiking & Walking The campground is located between Stillwater and Bear Lake trailheads. Trails from both of these trailheads lead into the Flat Tops Wilderness.
Yes
ICON Big Game Hunting Surrounding area
No
ICON Viewing Scenery Bear River Valley and surrounding Flat Tops.
Yes



Nearby Services

Nearest Hospital: Routt Memorial Hospital (Private - Profit CO. Proceed N/NW on CH 131 approx. 35 miles to Steamboat Springs, CO.) Directions: Travel E/NE on Forest Development Road 900 to Yampa, then north on Hwy. 131 to Steamboat Springs.

Nearest Pay Phone: Various (Private - Profit CO.) Directions: Travel E/NE on Forest Development Road 900 to Yampa.

Gas Station: Various (Private - Profit CO.) Directions: Travel E/NE on Forest Development Road 900 to Yampa.

Groceries: Various (Private - Profit CO.) Directions: Travel E/NE on Forest Development Road 900 to Yampa.

Nearest Hospital: Routt Memorial Hospital (Private - Profit CO. Proceed N/NW on CH 131 approx. 35 miles to Steamboat Springs, CO.) Directions: Travel E/NE on Forest Development Road 900 to Yampa, then north on Hwy 131 to Steamboat Spgs.



Related Activities
Bear River Trail - The Bear River Trail, located in the Flat Tops southwest of Yampa, leads from the Stillwater trailhead, up to the headwaters of the Bear River, into the White River National Forest.

East Fork Trail - The East Fork Trail is located in the Flat Tops, west of Yampa. It leads from Stillwater Reservoir to Forest Highway 16 near Pyramid. This trail intersects several other trails along its route.

North Derby Trail - This trail in the Bear River area leads from Stillwater Reservoir over a pass to the North Fork Derby Creek.



More Information

Visitor Information:

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

Links to other sites:
Campground Reservations - Reserve your campground online here with reserveamerica.com

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