Trappers Lake / Horse Thief Campground


The Horse Thief Campground at Trappers Lake has 7 sites. It is on the right side of the road as you travel south from the Trappers Lake Outlet area. It has corrals for livestock, and long spurs to accommodate large trailers.

At a Glance

Fees $22 per night, plus $2 NRRS fee June 28 - September 29.
$5 fee per additional motor vehicle.
Open Season: June 21 - November 11, 2013
Usage: Light

 See: Blanco Ranger District and Flat Tops Wilderness Regulations           

Closest Towns: Meeker is the nearest place to purchase gasoline and supplies.
Water: Yes
Restroom: Yes

General Information


From Meeker, take Colorado Highway 13 east for 1 mile, then turn right on Rio Blanco County Road 8 and follow this for 39 miles to Trappers Lake Road #205. Turn south on Trappers Lake Road #205, and continue for 10 miles just past the Outlet Trailhead. The Horse Thief Campground is on the right.

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Reservation Info Not reservable
No. of Sites 7 single sites
No. of Accessible sites None

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