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Quick Facts

Seedhouse Campground

Elevation: 8,000 Feet (2493.8 Meters)
Length of Stay: 14 Days
Number of Sites: 24
Reservation Contact: N/A
Reservation Status: Not Accepted




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General Description

Seedhouse Campground entrance
Copyright: - US Forest Service
Seedhouse Campground entrance
Seedhouse Campground is located 30 miles north of Steamboat Springs, along the Elk River. The campground is 4 miles west of the Mt Zirkel Wilderness. An adjacent group campsite exists that can accommodate up to 30 people. See the Seedhouse Group Campground for more information.

This area was affected by a large tree blowdown. Contact the Hahns Peak/Bears Ears Ranger District for current conditions.

Facilities:

Seedhouse Campground has 24 campsites with tables and fireplace grates, a water system (seasonal), vault toilets, dumpsters, and pull-thru trailer spaces up to 22 feet. Water and trash service normally terminate September 30.

Directions from Steamboat Springs: Go west on US Hwy 40 to County Road 129. Travel 20 miles north of Steamboat Springs on Road 129 to Seedhouse road, just beyond Clark. Go northeast on the Seedhouse road (Forest Road 400) about 9 1/2 miles to the campground.

Seasonal Information:
Normally Open: Memorial Day Weekend through Mid-October (NOTE: CAMPGROUND CLOSED FOR 1998 SEASON DUE TO ROUTT-DIVIDE BLOWDOWN) .



Fee Information
Type Price Remarks
Camping, Single Unit Call for Current Fee



Current Conditions & Trip Reports

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Filed By: SJB (Louisville, CO)
Number of People Encountered: 11-25 ppl
Recommend to a Friend: Highly
Report: Beautiful campground! Close enough to everything you might want to do while camping: horseback riding, hiking, fishing.



Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Tent Camping Seedhouse Campground
Yes
ICON RV Camping spur lengths up to 22 feet
Yes
ICON Camping Seedhouse Campground
Yes
ICON Cross-country Skiing General Area
No
ICON Cold Water Fishing Elk River
Yes
ICON Hiking & Walking Trail 1101 1/2 mile, and Mount Zirkel Wilderness trails, 4 mile. Many trails in this portion of the Mount Zirkel Wilderness are inaccessible due to the blowdown.
No
ICON Big Game Hunting General Area
No
ICON Ice & Snowcraft Travel General Area
No
ICON Viewing Scenery General Area
No



Nearby Services

Nearest Hospital: Routt Memorial Hospital (Private - Other) Directions: 30 miles south to Steamboat Springs

Gas Station: various (Private - Profit) Directions: 10 miles southwest in Clark

Groceries: various (Private - Profit) Directions: Limited groceries available, 10 miles southwest; full service supermarkets 30 miles south in Steamboat Springs.

Nearest Pay Phone: various (Private - Profit) Directions: 10 miles southwest in Clark.



Related Activities
Gold Creek Lake Trail - This trail leads from the Slavonia Trailhead north of Steamboat Springs, up Gold Creek to Gold Creek Lake. The trail can then link to either the Wyoming Trail of Gilpin Lake Trail.

Lost Dog Trailhead - The Lost Dog Trailhead is located north of Steamboat Springs in the Seedhouse area. It accesses the northern end of Wyoming Trail #1101 and several connecting trails.

Mica Basin Trail - This area was affected by a large tree blowdown. Contact the Hahns Peak/Bears Ears Ranger District for current conditions. This trail leads from the Slavonia area, north of Steamboat Springs, up to Mica Basin and Mica Lake. The trailhead is reached from the Gilpin Lake Trail, #1161.

Slovonia Trailhead - The Slavonia Trailhead is located north of Steamboat Springs, at the end of Seedhouse Road. It directly accesses the Gilpin Lake Trail #1161 and the Gold Creek Lake Trail #1150.

Swamp Park Trail - Swamp Park Trail leads from Mad Creek, several miles north of Steamboat Springs, north to the upper Elk River near Seedhouse Campground. It can be enjoyed for both summer and winter activities.

Three Island Lake Trail - This area was affected by a large tree blowdown. Contact the Hahns Peak/Bears Ears Ranger District for current conditions. This trail north of Steamboat Springs leads from Forest Road 443, near Seedhouse Campground, up past Three Island Lake, and eventually to the Wyoming Trail #1101, at the Continental Divide.

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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