Hahns Peak Lake Campground
Hahns Peak Lake Campground lies on the shore of a small, scenic lake just 30 miles north of Steamboat Springs, Colorado and consists of 23 single unit campsites and 3 double sites for the larger groups and is located on the shore of Hahns Peak Lake.
Hiking, mountain biking and off-road vehicles can be enjoyed on most of the areas trails, including a popular biking loop on the Prospector Trail. The West Side Lake Trail winds for nearly a mile along the lake shore. Families and outdoor enthusiasts love the abundant hiking, mountain biking and fishing opportunities.
With an elevation of 8,500 feet, the campground offers spectacular views of the forested lakeshore, picturesque mountain lake and the 10,774-foot Hahns Peak.
The campground is situated in a spruce, pine and fir forest along the shore of the 160-acre Hahns Peak Lake in the Routt National Forest of north central Colorado. Lupine and other colorful wildflowers appear throughout the campground in warmer months.
Black bear, bobcat, coyote, elk, mule deer and moose are just some of the many animals that inhabit these rich and diverse lands.
The lake provides trout fishing on or off shore, as well as boating for non-motorized or electric motor boats only. Only non-motorized or electric motor boats permitted. Hiking, mountain biking and ATV use permitted on most of the areas trails. The Prospector/Nipple Peak Loop is located near the campground and is an especially popular mountain bike trail.
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At a Glance
|Current Conditions:||10/11/23 - Closed for season.|
|Reservations:||To Make Reservations go to www.recreation.gov, or call 877-444-6777
|Area Amenities:||Accessible, Boat ramp, Tent camping, Fee charged for some activities, Picnic tables, Toilets, Parking|
|Fees:||$12/Night for single unit $20/Night for double unit. Must have exact change if paying cash, or pay by check unless previously reserved on recreation.gov (no credit cards)|
|Closest Towns:||Steamboat Springs, CO|
|Information Center:||Hahns Peak/Bears Ears Ranger District
925 Weiss Drive
Steamboat Springs, CO 80487-9315
Phone: (970) 870-2299
From Steamboat Springs, Colorado go 1 mile west on US 40, Go 28 miles north on County Road 129, then 2 miles west on Forest Road 486.
Map showing recreational areas. Map Information
|No. of Sites||25 single site(s)|
|Reservation Info||This site can be reserved by calling Toll Free 1-877-444-6777 (International 518-885-3639 or TDD 877-833-6777) or on-line at http://www.recreation.gov/campgroundDetails.do?contractCode=NRSO\&parkId=70039\&topTabIndex=CampingSpot|
|No. of Accessible sites||None|
Lake and Pond Fishing
River and Stream Fishing
Boating - Non-Motorized
|Fee charged for some activities:||Parking at Hahns Peak Day Use area $5 fee|
|Accessible:||Accessible bathrooms, roads are hard pack gravel.|