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Dumont Lake Campground

Elevation: 9,500 Feet (2961.3 Meters)
Length of Stay: 14 Days
Number of Sites: 22
Reservation Contact: N/A
Reservation Remarks: vcd
Reservation Status: Not Accepted




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General Description

Dumont Lake
Copyright: - US Forest Service
Dumont Lake
Dumont Lake Campground is located 22 miles southeast of Steamboat Springs on U.S. Highway 40 at Rabbit Ears Pass. It sits at an elevation of 9,500 feet. Dumont Lake Campground and Picnic Area are handicapped accessible.

The area borders on the Continental Divide and sits on top of the Park Range, offering spectacular views of several Colorado mountain ranges. Dumont Lake is located at the picnic area, which is separate from the campground. The lake is restricted to electric motors or hand propelled boats only. The area offers fly fishing in both lakes and streams, access to hiking, backpacking, and mountain biking on the many nearby dirt roads and trails. Bird watchers and wildflower enthusiasts will find this area a paradise.

Facilities:

The campground has 22 campsites with tables and fireplace grates, a water system (seasonal), vault toilets, and dumpsters. Pull-thru trailer spaces, up to 40 feet are available. Water and trash service normally terminate September 30.

Directions from Steamboat Springs: Travel 22 miles southeast on US Highway 40. The campground is located to the north of the highway, near the east summit of Rabbit Ears Pass.

Seasonal Information:
Normal Services Available: Late June through Late September (NOTE: Services limited after Late September (no water, trash) and fee reduced.) . Limited Services: Late September through October (NOTE: No water, trash.) .



Fee Information
Type Price Remarks
Camping, Single Unit Call for Current Fee a reduced fee is charged when



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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Electric Powered & Non-Motorized Boating only electric or nonmotorized boats are permitted on Dumont Lake
Yes
ICON Camping
Yes
ICON RV Camping pull-thru spaces, up to 40 feet
Yes
ICON Trailer Camping pull-thru spaces, up to 40 feet
Yes
ICON Tent Camping
Yes
ICON Cold Water Fishing Dumont Lake
Yes
ICON Hiking & Walking General Area (Rabbit Ears Peaks)
No
ICON Big Game Hunting General area
No
ICON Picnicking Dumont Lake Picnic Ground
Yes
ICON Viewing Scenery General Area
Yes



Nearby Services

Gas Station: various (Private - Profit) Directions: 22 miles northwest in Steamboat Springs

Emergency: various (County) Directions: 22 miles northwest in Steamboat Springs

Nearest Hospital: Routt Memorial Hospital (Private - Other) Directions: 22 miles northwest in Steamboat Springs

Nearest Pay Phone: various (Private - Profit) Directions: 22 miles northwest in Steamboat Springs

Groceries: various (Private - Profit) Directions: 22 miles northwest in Steamboat Springs

Gas Station: various (Private - Profit) Directions: 22 miles northwest inSteamboat Springs

Emergency: various (County) Directions: 22 miles northwest inSteamboat Springs

Nearest Hospital: Routt Memorial Hospital (Private - Other) Directions: 22 miles northwest inSteamboat Springs

Nearest Pay Phone: various (Private - Profit) Directions: 22 miles northwest inSteamboat Springs

Groceries: various (Private - Profit) Directions: 22 miles northwest inSteamboat Springs



Related Activities
Base Camp Trailhead - Base Camp Trailhead is located southeast of Steamboat Springs, near Dumont Lake Campground on Rabbit Ears Pass. It accesses the Wyoming Trail #1101 which can be used to access numerous other trails.

Dumont Lake Picnic Ground - Dumont Lake Picnic Ground is located southeast of Steamboat Springs on Rabbit Ears Pass, adjacent to Dumont Lake.

Rabbit Ears Peak Trail - This trail is located southeast of Steamboat Springs, on Rabbit Ears Pass. It leads to Rabbit Ears Peak.

Routt Divide Trail - The Routt Divide Trail runs along the Park Range, south of Rabbit Ears Pass.

Service Creek Trail - The Service Creek Trail traverses the Sarvice Creek Wilderness from east to west.

Silver Creek Trail - The Silver Creek Trail traverses the south end of the Sarvice Creek Wilderness from east to west.

Wyoming Trail - This 50 mile trail generally follows the Continental Divide from roughly Rabbit Ears Pass, north into Wyoming. It can be traveled in sections, because it can be accessed from a number of different points.



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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