Allen Basin Reservoir & ATV Trail #1181

  

This Reservoir is located in Yampa, CO

The reservoir is accessed by Trail #1181. You must either hike in one mile on foot or by motorized ATV/OHV which must be under 50” wide. Nearby to the trail is dispersed camping opportunities, as well as further down the road at Crosho Lake.

Both Crosho Reservoir and Allen Basin Reservoir provide good trout fishing opportunities. 

Car camping opportunities at no cost are also located at Crosho Lake.

This area is free to camp.

FIRE GRATES: No
PICNIC TABLES: No
POTABLE WATER: No
VAULT TOILET: Yes
TRASH SERVICES: No

To access this area for snowmobiling, xc skiing and snow shoeing, use the winter recreation trail located just before Dunckley Pass on Cty Rd 8.

NOTE: As of May 2019, Crosho Lake remains closed for fishing and camping until further notice for continued dam repair.

 

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Generally open once snow melts, making it possible to access. Typically late May through October (sometimes into November) due to snow conditions. To access this area for snowmobiling, xc skiing and snow shoeing, use the winter recreation trail located just before Dunckley Pass on Cty Rd 8. NOTE: As of May 2019, Crosho Lake remains closed for fishing and camping until further notice for continued dam repair.
Reservations: No reservations. First come basis
Area Amenities: Accessible,Boat ramp,Tent camping,Toilets,Parking
Fees Free
Closest Towns: Yampa, CO
Water: No
Restroom: No
Operated By: USFS

General Information

Directions:

 

Travel on county road 17 north, 4.0 miles from Yampa to county road 15. Follow 15 west to trailhead, 5.2 miles.  

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Activities


Fishing

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Hiking

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Horse Riding & Camping

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OHV Riding & Camping

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Amenities

Toilets Vault Toilet
Parking Outside of Trail Entrance
Boat ramp Able to drive up and launch boat from shore
Tent camping Dispersed Camping Opportunities near trail
Accessible By foot or ATV/OHV under 50


https://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/mbr/recarea/?recid=34068