Dawson Cabin

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

Dawson's Cabin

Bring your bedroll, lantern, long johns, water and coffee. Amenities are few, but the experience will be rewarding. Dawson Cabin is in a rustic, remote setting of the Clear Creek Historical District. The historic town of Winfield is about 5 miles farther up the valley.

It is reservable for overnight rental at: www.recreation.gov

After making reservations your confirmation from Recreation.gov will include a combination to the cabin and toilet locks.

Additional people may make use of tent space around the cabin.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: As of June 1, 2020 this cabin will remain closed until further notice.
Operational Hours: Season is from May 15 through October 30, weather permitting.
Fees $50.00 per night; Cabin sleeps 4.
Closest Towns: Buena Vista, Colorado
Water: No potable water
Restroom: Vault toilet
Operated By: San Isabel National Forest

General Information


From Buena Vista Colorado, go approximately 15 miles north on Highway 24 towards Leadville. Turn west on County Road 390 at Clear Creek Reservoir. Go Approximately 6 miles west on County Road 390. Turn right (north) onto the cabin driveway. The cabin is approximately 100 yds from the County Road.

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