Yampa River State Park

Yampa River State Park


Location:All sites and the reservoir can be accessed from CO 40. The headquarters is located 2 miles west of Hayden.
Facilities:25 developed campsites and limited dispersed camping at Elkhead; 50 sites at a new campground near the Colorado State Parks Headquarters site; boat ramps; 47 picnic areas (20 at Elkhead); restrooms; multi-use trails; group picnic area, visitor center (é), educational facility, and observation decks at Headquarters site.
Activities:Camping, whitewater rafting, canoeing, boating, water-skiing, jet skiing, sailboarding, fishing, hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, snow tubing, ice skating, ice fishing, winter camping, wildlife viewing.
Special Features:Parks protects a 172-mile stretch of the Yampa River from Stagecoach Reservoir to Dinosaur National Monument, encompassing the entire Yampa Valley. The Yampa River is recognized as one of the most biologically intact river systems remaining in the West. Park includes the river, 8 public access sites, and Elkhead Reservoir, a 600-acre manmade lake just north of the river.
Address:PO Box 759
Hayden, CO 81639

Phone:970-276-2061
Web: parks.state.co.us
Size: 70 acres. Elevation: 6,300 feet.

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