Stillwater Trailhead


Area Status: Open

The Stillwater trailhead serves multiple trails leading into the Flat Tops Wilderness:

North Derby, Trail #1122: This trail begins by crossing over the dam and leads to Hooper and Keener Lakes and intersects with further trails on the White River National Forest.

East Fork Trail #1119:  This trail starts along the Bear River Trail #1120 and then forks off onto Trail #1119 about a mile from the trailhead.

The trailhead offers a small parking area with a vault toilet. Fishing is available at Stillwater Reservoir with a Colorado Fishing License. If hiking this area, one can expect a great deal of snow from October through late June due to its elevation. Hiking prior to late June will require any hiker to come well prepared for snow and wet and muddy conditions. Parking is very limited and parking in the campgrounds is not permitted without a paid campsite.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Due to weather, the season for these trails are generally mid June through September
Area Amenities: Interpretive Site,Toilets,Parking
Fees: Free
Open Season: June - November
Usage: Heavy
Closest Towns: Yampa, CO
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet (1)
Information Center: Yampa Ranger District
(970) 638-4516
300 Roselawn Ave
Yampa, CO 80483

General Information

Directions:

From Yampa, CO: Travel S/SW on Routt County Rd #7 approximately 7 miles. The paved road will turn into gravel which marks the forest boundary and becomes Forest Service Road 900. Travel another 10 miles on FSRD 900 to the dead end. This is where you can park and begin your hike. 


Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Activities

Lake and Pond Fishing

There are Rainbow Trout, Colorado River Cutthroat Trout, and Brook Trout present in Stillwater Reservoir.

Amenities

Interpretive Site:
Toilets:
Parking:

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities

Location

 
  Latitude : 
40.02753

  Longitude : 
-107.12339

  Elevation : 
10200