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

Quick Facts

Granite Campground

Elevation: 10,200 Feet (3179.6 Meters)
Length of Stay: 14 Days
Number of Sites: 8
Reservation Contact: N/A
Reservation Status: Not Accepted

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General Description

Granite Campground is located west of Steamboat Springs, 4 miles south of Buffalo Pass, at an elevation of 10,200 feet. The campground sits on the shore of Fish Creek Reservoir, along Forest Road 310. High clearance vehicles are recommended to access this campground. Fishing is available in the reservoir, however, no internal combustion engines are allowed.


Granite Campground has 8 campsites; 4 walk-in, 4 drive-in, with 1 handicapped accessible site. Sites include tables, fireplace grates, and vault toilets. There is no drinking water and no trash service.

Directions from Steamboat Springs: Travel 2 miles northeast of Steamboat Springs on Routt County Road 36 (Strawberry Park Road), then 13 miles northeast on Routt County Road 38 (Buffalo Pass Road) to Buffalo Pass. Go 4 miles south on FDR 310 to Fish Creek Reservoir and Granite Campground.

Seasonal Information:
Normally Open: Early July through Mid-October (NOTE: Actual opening and closing dates will be contingent on the weather.) .

Fee Information
Type Price Remarks
Camping, Single Unit Call for Current Fee NO WATER, NO TRASH SERVICES

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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Boat Launching Gravel boat ramp, No motorized boats permitted.
ICON RV Camping 4 trailer/RV sites, maximum spur length 22 feet. Remember, high clearance vehicles recommended to access Granite Campground.
ICON Tent Camping 4 walk in sites
ICON Camping Granite Campground
ICON Cold Water Fishing Fish Creek Reservoir; Summit Lake 4 miles north
ICON Hiking & Walking 4 miles from Mount Zirkel Wilderness, numerous trail in the area.
ICON Wildflower Identification Buffalo pass 4 miles
ICON Picnicking 2 accessible picnic sites
ICON Viewing Scenery On site and general area

Nearby Services

Emergency: VARIOUS (Private - Other) Directions: 19 miles west to Steamboat Springs.

Nearest Hospital: Routt Memorial Hospital (Private - Other) Directions: 19 miles west to Steamboat Springs.

Gas Station: various (Private - Profit) Directions: 19 miles west to Steamboat Springs.

Groceries: various (Private - Profit) Directions: 19 miles west to Steamboat Springs.

Nearest Pay Phone: various (Private - Profit) Directions: 19 miles west to Steamboat Springs.

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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