Himes Peak Campground


The Himes Peak Campground has 11 campsites. It provides direct access to Big Fish Trail #1819, and hiking in the Flat Tops Wilderness. Fishing in nearby Rainbow Lake and Big Fish Lake is good. Elk hunting can be very good in season.

At a Glance

Fees $16 per night. $5 fee per additional vehicle.
Open Season: May 20 - October 23, 2016
Usage: Medium
Restrictions: See: Flat Tops Wilderness Regulations and Campground Regulations
Closest Towns: Meeker is the nearest place to purchase gasoline and supplies.
Water: Variable, call (970)878-4039 to confirm
Restroom: Yes

General Information

Directions: The Himes Peak Campground is 46 miles east of Meeker. From Meeker, take Colorado Highway 13 east for 1 mile, then turn right (east) on Rio Blanco County Road 8 and follow this for 39 miles. Turn south on Trappers Lake Road #205, and continue 6 miles to the Himes Peak Campground. The Big Fish Trailhead is on the left as you enter the campground.

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Reservation Info Not reservable
No. of Sites 11 single sites
No. of Accessible sites None
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