Morapos Trailhead


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Morapos trailhead vicinity and nearby trails.


The Morapos Trailhead offers dispersed camping in the northernmost section of the White River National Forest, in an area adjacent to the Routt National Forest. The site offers access to a roadless section that is popular with hunters including the Wilson Mesa/Sleepy Cat Peak Trail (#1800) and the Salt Park Trail (#1805).

Please Leave No Trace.

At a Glance

Usage: Medium
Busiest Season: August-October
Restrictions: The Morapos Trailhead area is very busy during elk hunting season. Please use as little of the graveled surface as possible, and locate camp kitchens, etc., on the grass adjacent to your vehicle.
Closest Towns: Craig, CO; Meeker, CO
Water: No potable water.
Restroom: Vault Toilet
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Blanco Ranger District, 970-878-4039

General Information


The Morapos Trailhead is located 46 miles north of Meeker, CO. Drive north out of Meeker on Colorado Highway 13 for 34 miles to the Morapos Creek Road junction.  Turn right and continue 12 miles to the forest boundary. The Morapos Trailhead campground is .25 of a mile past the boundary.  

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