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Camping: Colorado > Medicine Bow and Routt National Forests > Hahns Peak/Bears Ears Ranger District

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Freeman Reservoir Campground

Elevation: 8,800 Feet (2743.1 Meters)
Length of Stay: 14 Days
Number of Sites: 17
Reservation Contact: N/A
Reservation Status: Not Accepted

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General Description

Freeman Campground is located about 21 miles north of Craig, near Freeman Reservoir, at an elevation of 8,800 feet. Fishing is available on Freeman Reservoir but no motor-propelled water craft, including electric or internal combustion engines are permitted on Freeman Reservoir. This area accesses several mountain bike, horse and hiking trails. No motorized trails are accessible from this campground.


Freeman Campground has campsites with tables and fireplace grates, a seasonal water system, vault toilets, dumpsters, and pull-thru trailer spaces (under 22 feet). Water and trash services are normally limited after Labor Day.

Directions from Craig: Travel 13 miles north of Craig on State Highway 13, then 8 miles east on Forest Road 112/County Road 11.

Directions from Steamboat Springs: Travel west on US Hwy 40 to Craig. From Craig, travel 13 miles north on State Highway 13, then 8 miles east on FDR 112.

Seasonal Information:
Normally Open: Mid-May through Late October (NOTE: vcd) . Normal Services Available: Memorial Day Weekend through Mid-September (NOTE: Services limited after Late September (no water, trash) and fee reduced.) .

Fee Information
Type Price Remarks
Camping, Single Unit Call for Current Fee Fee reduced when services are

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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Boat Launching Freeman Reservoir - no motors
ICON RV Camping
ICON Tent Camping
ICON Camping Freeman Reservoir Campground
ICON Cold Water Fishing Freeman Reservoir
ICON Hiking & Walking Freeman Trailhead
ICON Horseback Riding Freeman Trailhead
ICON Big Game Hunting General Area
ICON Picnicking Freeman Picnic Area
ICON Viewing Scenery on site and general area
ICON Viewing Wildlife Eagle viewing off Trail #1185

Nearby Services

Emergency: various (County) Directions: 21 miles southwest to Craig

Nearest Pay Phone: various (Private - Profit) Directions: 21 miles southwest to Craig

Nearest Hospital: The Memorial Hospital (Private - Other) Directions: 21 miles southwest to Craig

Gas Station: various (Private - Profit) Directions: 21 miles southwest to Craig

Groceries: various (Private - Profit) Directions: 21 miles southwest to Craig

Related Activities
Aspen Trailhead - This trailhead is located north of Craig, near Freeman Reservoir. It accesses trails #1183, #1185, and the Bears Ears Trail #1144.

Bears Ears Trail - The Bears Ears Trail #1144 is located north of Craig and Hayden. The trail makes a 44 mile loop around Black Mountain and Bears Ears, with numerous access points.

Freeman Reservoir Picnic Ground - Freeman Reservoir Picnic Ground is located 21 miles north of Craig, near Freeman Reservoir and Freeman Campground, at an elevation of 8,800 feet.

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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