Bring your bedroll, lantern, long johns, water and coffee. Amenities are few, but the experience will be rewarding. Dawson Cabin is in a rustic, remote setting of the Clear Creek Historical District. The historic town of Winfield is about 5 miles farther up the valley.
It is reservable for overnight rental at: www.recreation.gov
After making reservations your confirmation from Recreation.gov will include a combination to the cabin and toilet locks.
At a Glance
Season is from May 1 through October 1, weather permitting.
$50.00 per night; Cabin sleeps 4.
||Buena Vista, Colorado
||No potable water
||San Isabel National Forest
From Buena Vista Colorado, go approximately 15 miles north on Highway 24 towards Leadville. Turn west on County Road 390 at Clear Creek Reservoir. Go Approximately 6 miles west on County Road 390. Turn right (north) onto the cabin driveway. The cabin is approximately 100 yds from the County Road.