Dumont Lake Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed
 

Dumont Lake Campground has 22 campsites, with a good combination of pull-through and back-in sites. Camping limit is 14 days.  Campers can reach the two-mile Rabbit Ears Trail from the facility, and the Continental Divide National Scenic Trail nearby.

The area offers spin and fly fishing in both lakes and streams, access to hiking, backpacking, and mountain biking on the many nearby dirt roads and trails. The area borders on the Continental Divide and sits on top of the Park Range, offering spectacular views of several Colorado mountain ranges. Bird watchers and wildflower enthusiasts will find this area a paradise.

It is located 22 miles southeast of Steamboat Springs on U.S. Highway 40 near the base of Rabbit Ears Peak. The campground and picnic area are handicapped accessible.

Facilities: The facility is comprised of both a small campground and day-use area. Campsites are private and roomy, and most have clear views of the alpine meadow around the lake. Campers also have the convenience of three restrooms and hand pumps for drinking water.

The Lake is located at the picnic area, which a short walk away from the campground. The lake is restricted to electric motors or hand-propelled boats only.

 

Getting There:
GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
40.40402, -106.62352
40°24'14"N, 106°37'25"W

From Steamboat Springs, Colorado, travel 22 miles southeast on U.S. Highway 40/Rabbit Ears Pass. Turn left on Forest Road 315 at the Dumont Campground sign. The campground is located about a mile from the highway.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Reservations at www.recreation.gov, or 877-444-6777.
Operational Hours: This campground is seasonal and is located in the Steamboat Springs Area and managed by the Hahns Peak/Bears Ears Ranger District 970-870-2299.
Reservations: Reservations at www.recreation.gov, or 877-444-6777.
Fees $12/Night for single unit. 
Open Season: Early July - Late October
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Steamboat Springs, CO
Water: Potable Water
Restroom: Vault Toilet (3)
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information

Directions: Directions from Steamboat Springs: Travel 22 miles southeast on US Highway 40 (Rabbit Ears Pass). Head north on Forest Service Road 315, the campground is located about 1 mile off the highway.

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No. of Sites22 single site(s)
Reservation InfoThis 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=75441\&topTabIndex=CampingSpot
No. of Accessible sitesNone

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Location

 
  Latitude : 
40.403141847

  Longitude : 
-106.622632533

  Elevation : 
9500

 



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