Hahns Peak Lake Campground lies on the shore of a small, scenic lake just 30 miles north of Steamboat Springs, Colorado. Families and outdoor enthusiasts love the abundant hiking, mountain biking and fishing opportunities.
With an elevation of 8,500 feet, the campground offers spectacular views of the forested lakeshore, picturesque mountain lake and the 10,774-foot Hahns Peak.
The campground is situated in a spruce, pine and fir forest along the shore of the 160-acre Hahns Peak Lake in the Routt National Forest of north central Colorado. Lupine and other colorful wildflowers appear throughout the campground in warmer months.
The Medicine Bow-Routt National Forests and Thunder Basin National Grassland encompass nearly three million acres from central and northeastern Wyoming to north-central Colorado.
Black bear, bobcat, coyote, elk, mule deer and moose are just some of the many animals that inhabit these rich and diverse lands.
The lake provides trout fishing on or off shore, as well as boating for non-motorized or electric motor boats only.
Hiking, mountain biking and off-road vehicles can be enjoyed on most of the areas trails, including a popular biking loop on the Prospector Trail. The West Side Lake Trail winds for nearly a mile along the lake shore.
Hahns Peak Lake Campground consists of 23 single unit campsites and three double sites for the larger groups. The facility is small but campsites are spacious and private.
Visitors might also enjoy stopping by Steamboat Lake State Park, only a short drive away, or going into the town of Steamboat Springs, Colorado.
Many more outdoor opportunities exist in the surrounding national forests and grasslands, including hiking, biking, camping, horseback and off-road vehicle riding, fishing, hunting, sightseeing and winter sports.