Forest and Grassland Day Use Areas

Recreation opportunities abound on the Medicine Bow-Routt National Forests and Thunder Basin National Grassland. Many areas are free, but a handful require a payment of a day use fee. These areas are outlined below and honor the Medicine Bow-Routt Day Use fee and National Interagency passes. 

Brush Creek/Hayden Ranger District

  • Lakeview Picnic Area and Boat Launch at Hog Park Reservoir
  • Hog Park Picnic Area

Douglas Ranger District

  • Laramie Peak Trailhead
  • Laramie Peak Day Use Parking

Hahns Peak/Bears Ears Ranger District

  • Dumont Lake Picnic Area
  • Hahns Peak Lake Day Use Area
  • Hahns Peak Lake Eastside Day Use Area
  • Ferndale Picnic Area
  • Fish Creek Falls Recreation Area
  • Freeman Reservoir

Laramie Ranger District

  • Tie City
  • Happy Jack
  • Corner Mountain
  • Little Laramie
  • Sugarloaf Recreation Area
  • Chimney Park
  • Rob Roy Boat Ramp and Day Use Area
  • Lake Owen Boat Ramp and Day Use Area
  • Blair Picnic Grounds
  • Fire Picnic Grounds
  • Libby and Lewis Lakes Picnic Grounds
  • Green Rock Picnic Grounds
  • Barber Lake Picnic Grounds
  • Wallis Picnic Grounds

Parks Ranger District

  • Teal Lake Picnic Area
  • Big Creek Lake Picnic Area and Boat Launch
  • Seven Lakes Trailhead

Yampa Ranger District

  • No fees are collected at Yampa Ranger District Day Use Areas.