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Places to Camp near Yampa, CO

Whether you're a tent camper, an RVer, or just passing through, Yampa, CO has a lot to offer. There are tons of hikes and other fun activities to partake in, as well as sights to see and explore. Find the best campgrounds near Yampa, CO. Read reviews from campers like you and find your perfect campsite.

Best Camping Sites Near Yampa, CO (188)

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    Steamboat Springs KOA

    23 Reviews
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    138 Saves
    Steamboat Springs, Colorado

    Is an awesome camping trip on your calendar this year? Our summer calendar is filling up fast! Now's the time to make your reservations for the 2017 camping season. Don't miss out..call & make your reservations today.

    You won't find steamboats, but you will find natural hot springs in this scenic northwest Colorado mountain community (and in the area). This KOA puts you in the heart of all the natural wonders you can experience here, from fishing or floating the trout-filled Yampa River to tackling the nearby slopes of Mt. Werner at Steamboat Ski Resort. World-class hiking and mountain biking trails wind through the surrounding mountains. Enjoy the heated pool, mini golf and other activities at the campground. Then hop on the free bus or grab a rental bike and cruise along the bike paths to downtown, just 3 miles south. A true Western ranching town, Steamboat Springs charms with unique galleries and shows, dining and even a pioneer museum. Get a taste of local culture at the many festivals, including the Hot Air Balloon Rodeo, Rocky Mountain Mustang Roundup and Winter Carnival.

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    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
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    Stagecoach State Park Campground

    12 Reviews
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    238 Saves
    Oak Creek, Colorado

    Stagecoach State Park sets the stage for great recreation in the lush Yampa Valley by Steamboat Springs. Vistas and views are backdrops to the 820-acre reservoir providing renowned lake and river fishing.

    A year-round destination, the park also makes a great base to explore the variety of sports and attractions of the area. An array of activities await with boating, fishing, hiking, picnicking, and camping.​

    Stagecoach State Park is a great place to hold base camp when exploring the many outdoor opportunities around the park such as the Flattops Wilderness Area and Sarvis Creek Wilderness Area.

    Visitors camping at Stagecoach State Park can enjoy the quiet atmosphere of the park in a beautiful mountain setting, away from city crowds and traffic. Many visitors make Stagecoach their basecamp when exploring nearby outdoor recreation opportunities including the Flattops Wilderness, Service Creek Wilderness, and Blacktail Mountain.

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    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access

    $18 - $36 / night

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    Bear Lake Campground

    12 Reviews
    36 Photos
    291 Saves
    Yampa, Colorado

    Managed by the Yampa Ranger District. This campground is located in the Bear River area of the Flat Tops Wilderness, 14 miles southwest of Yampa on Forest Development Road 900. This campground is in a large wooded area that makes a small loop with 43 sites + 4 double sites and 1 triple site making it a popular place for RV’s and families with children.

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    $5 / night

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    Meadows Campground

    11 Reviews
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    195 Saves
    Steamboat Springs, Colorado

    Overview

    Meadows campground is located on Rabbit Ears Pass in Steamboat Springs, CO and is surrounded by tall evergreens. It has 30 campsites, with a combination of pull-through, back-in and walk-in tent sites, each site having a table and fire ring. Activities include stream fishing, hiking and mountain biking easily accessible. Camping limit is 14 days. Vault toilets and garbage services provided.

    Recreation

    Activities include stream fishing, hiking and mountain biking easily accessible. Camping limit is 14 days.__

    Facilities

    Vault toilets and garbage services provided.

    Natural Features

    At an elevation of 9,300 feet, Meadows campground lies in the Rocky Mountains in the heart of the Routt National Forest on Rabbit Ears pass. 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.

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    For facility specific information, please call (970) 870-2299.

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    • Group

    $10 / night

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    Dumont Campground

    10 Reviews
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    260 Saves
    Steamboat Springs, Colorado

    Overview

    With spectacular scenery and lake access, Dumont Campground is a paradise for birders, wildflower seekers, fly fishermen and outdoor enthusiasts. The area borders the Continental Divide and sits atop the Park Range in north central Colorado, offering views of several other Rocky Mountain ranges.

    Recreation

    The area offers spin and fly fishing for trout in the lake and stream, as well as access to hiking, backpacking and mountain biking on the many nearby dirt roads and trails. Campers can reach the two-mile Rabbit Ears Trail from the facility, and the Continental Divide National Scenic Trail nearby. Rock climbers can also find routes in the area.

    Facilities

    The area offers spin and fly fishing for trout in the lake and stream, as well as access to hiking, backpacking and mountain biking on the many nearby dirt roads and trails. Campers can reach the two-mile Rabbit Ears Trail from the facility, and the Continental Divide National Scenic Trail nearby. Rock climbers can also find routes in the area.

    Natural Features

    The 50-acre Dumont Lake is surrounded by a spruce-fir forest and alpine meadow that boasts colorful wildflowers in warmer months. It sits near the base of Rabbit Ears Peak in the Routt National Forest. 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. Dumont Lake is particularly known for its birding opportunities.

    Nearby Attractions

    The closest town is Steamboat Springs, Colorado. Many more outdoor opportunities exist in the surrounding national forests and grasslands, including hiking, biking, camping, horseback riding, off-road vehicle riding, fishing, hunting, sightseeing and winter sports.

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    $12 / night

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    Chapman Reservoir

    5 Reviews
    7 Photos
    111 Saves
    Oak Creek, Colorado

    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.

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    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
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    Vaughan Lake Campground

    4 Reviews
    28 Photos
    96 Saves
    Yampa, Colorado
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    • Group
    • Standard (Tent/RV)

    $10 / night

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