Sheriff Reservoir Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

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This small, forested campground has 6 campsites set among the trees with picnic tables, fire grates and a vault toilet. The campground is just above beautiful Sheriff Reservoir. 

This campground is managed by the Yampa Ranger District.

The campground typically opens in June and closes around October 31 dependent on weather and use. The overnight camping fee is $10.00 per site. Sites are available on a 1st come, 1st served basis.

  This campground is just off the Flat Tops Trail Scenic Byway. With a fantastic view of Sand Point and the Little Flat Tops, this area offers fabulous lake and stream fishing. Canoes and fishing boats (no internal combustion engines) are welcome on the Reservoir.

There is a hiking trailhead close by with trails accessing the Flat Tops Wilderness.

At a Glance

Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets
Fees $10 a 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, 10 miles west on County Road 132/Forest Road 16, then 3 miles south on FR 959.

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Reservation InfoNot reservable
No. of Sites6 single site(s)
No. of Accessible sitesNone


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