Chapman Reservoir Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Photo of aspens with Chapman Reservoir in background

5/31/2016 Currently Chapman Campground is unreachable due to snow. For current conditions call the Yampa Ranger District before planning your visit. (970) 638-4516

The campground sits adjacent to Chapman Reservoir, approximately 1 mile off the Flat Tops Trail Scenic Byway, on FDR 940.

This campgrond is managed by the Yampa Ranger District.

With a beautiful view of the reservoir and the Little Flat Tops, this is a perfect place to relax.  Take a scenic drive, fish in the reservoir (boats with internal combustion engines prohibited) or access hiking nearby.

The campground typically opens after Memorial Day and closes in November, dependent on weather and use.

The overnight camping fee is $10.00 per site. Sites are available on a 1st come, 1st served basis. The campground offers vault toilets and 12 campsites with picnic tables and fire grates, no drinking water.

At a Glance

Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets
Fees $10/night for single unit
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Yampa, CO
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet (1)
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information

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.

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Reservation InfoNot reservable
No. of Sites12 single site(s)
No. of Accessible sites8 of 12


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