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Freeman Reservoir Picnic Ground

Elevation: 8,800 Feet (2743.1 Meters)
Handicapped Accessible: Yes
Length of Stay: 1 Days
Number of Sites: 6
Reservation Contact: Local
Reservation Remarks: Day use only 6 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Reservation Status: Not Accepted




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General Description

Freeman Reservoir Picnic Ground is located about 21 miles north of Craig, near Freeman Reservoir, at an elevation of 8,800 feet. The picnic area has 6 sites available which offer tables, and grills. There is a fishing pier, a boat ramp and trash collection. Drinking water and toilets are available at the campground which sits adjacent to the picnic area. This picnic area has handicapped accessible sites. There is a $3.00 use fee for the area.

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.

Directions from Craig: Travel 13 miles north on State Highway 13, then eight miles east on FDR 112 to Freeman Reservoir.

Directions from Steamboat Springs: Travel west on US Hwy 40 to Craig. Go 13 miles north on State Highway 13, then eight miles east on FDR 112 to Freeman Reservoir.

Seasonal Information:
Normal Services Available: Late May through Late October (NOTE: Fee Charged. Water and trash service normally end by Mid-September.) .



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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Boat Launching Nonmotorized boats only, permitted on Freeman Reservoir.
Yes
ICON Camping Freeman Campground, adjacent to picnic area.
No
ICON Cold Water Fishing Freeman Reservoir, Cottonwood Creek
Yes
ICON Hiking & Walking On site trail system
Yes
ICON Big Game Hunting General area
No
ICON Picnicking Freeman Reservoir Picnic Ground
Yes
ICON Viewing Scenery On site and general area
Yes
ICON Viewing Wildlife Eagle viewing off Trail #1185
No



Nearby Services

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

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



Related Activities
Freeman Reservoir Campground - Freeman Campground is located 21 miles north of Craig, near Freeman Reservoir, 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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