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Chapman Reservoir

5 Reviews

About This Campground

National Forest

ABOUT: This campground is located outside of Yampa, CO near the Dunckley Pass area off CTY Rd 8, (the Scenic Byway Flat Tops Trail) on Forest Service Road 940. Some sites offer a beautiful view of the reservoir and the Little Flat Tops. This is a…

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Access

  • Drive In
    Park next to your campsite
  • Walk In
    Park in a lot, walk to your campsite

Stay Connected

  • WiFi
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  • AT&T
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  • T-Mobile
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Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Group

Features

For Campers

  • ADA Access
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Firewood Available
  • Reservable
  • Drinking Water
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

Reviews

5 Reviews of Chapman Reservoir

Ratings Breakdown

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Esther G.
Reviewed Jun. 13, 2019

Our favorite campground

We love this campground. It’s our favorite place to paddle board. The restrooms are very clean & you can either camp by the river or the lake.

V
Reviewed Sep. 7, 2018

Bucolic spot to go unwind

It’s a far drive but what a fun campground. It was great for our couple of families and herd of kids. The reservoir gets busy so go early to stake out a spot to hang for the day. Once there, it’s a wonderful place to play for the day- paddle boarding, fishing, jumping off the dam. Vault toilets are…

Month of VisitSeptember
E
Reviewed Jul. 16, 2018

Beautiful and serene

We reserved campsite #49. It was about 100 ft from the Frying Pan River. We fell asleep to sound of rushing water- so peaceful. Not much shade but there was a picnic table, fire ring, and bear box at the site. The campground hosts were very friendly. You can swim and fish in Chapman Reservoir. No…

  • Campsite #49
  • The reservoir and dam
  • The reservoir in the early morning
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Site49
Month of VisitAugust

Location

Chapman Reservoir is located in Colorado

Directions

From Yampa, go 5 miles west and north on County Road 17, 7 miles west on County Road 132/Forest Road 16, then 1 miles south on FR 940.

Coordinates

40.18600058 N
107.09100067 W

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About This Campground

ABOUT: This campground is located outside of Yampa, CO near the Dunckley Pass area off CTY Rd 8, (the Scenic Byway Flat Tops Trail) on Forest Service Road 940. Some sites offer a beautiful view of the reservoir and the Little Flat Tops. This is a perfect place to relax, or to take a scenic drive. The activities that you can enjoy here include fishing, some hiking and ATV riding nearby and wakeless boating. To access the reservoir, be prepared for a short hike. This campground does not allow ATV's to be driven through it, but does offer several ATV opportunities just outside the campground. Stop by the Yampa Ranger Station/Visitor center or the outside kiosk (if afterhours) for a brochure of the Flat Tops Trail Scenic By-Way as it includes some information on the areas highlights. AMENITIES:  The campground has 1 vault toilet, and each campsite offers a picnic table, and a fire grate. PLEASE NOTE : This campground does not have electric, water or showers. (If seeking camping with potable water, please visit one of our other campgrounds. (Bear Lake Campground, Horseshoe Campground, Cold Springs Campground.) BOAT REGULATIONS : Electric trolling motors are allowed. Internal combustion engines are  not allowed. (Combustion engines only allowed at Yamcolo Reservoir). FIRE RESTRICTIONS: Current as of August 3, We are still under a Stage 1 fire restriction. Camp fires are ONLY allowed in the permanent fire grates at  the designated campsites/campgrounds. NO back country fires allowed, NO rock ring fires, (must use the permanent structure fire grates at the designated sites only) NO charcoal grills allowed. NO smoking outside allowed. PLEASE NOTE; THERE IS NO WATER AT THE CHAPMAN CAMPGROUND. COME PREPARED WITH EXTRA WATER TO PUT YOUR FIRE OUT COLD. DIRECTIONS FROM YAMPA:  Take CTY Rd 17 west 5.5 miles to a "Y" intersection (CTY Rd 132). Stay left onto CTY Rd 132 and go 6.9 miles to the Chapman Reservoir sign (Forest Service Road 940). Turn left at sign onto Forest Service Road 940 and go 1.4 miles to the campground. NOTE: CTY Rd 132 changes to CTY Rd 8 after 4.2 miles.  

Connection Details

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  • Good- 10+Mbps

    Campers can make calls and send texts & emails, watch an HD movie, play multiplayer games, and more.

  • Fair- 3Mbps-10Mbps

    Campers can make calls, send texts & emails, video chat, stream video, and play online games.

  • Poor- 0Mbps-3Mbps

    Campers might be able check email, send texts, and make calls.

  • Available-

    Campers have been able to connect here but we don’t know the quality of the connection.

  • Unknown-

    Connectivity is not known for this campground.

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