Tigiwon Community House


Picture of front exterior of the Tigiwon Community House

The historic Tigiwon Community House is a relatively large one room cabin with views of the Gore Range. Amenities both inside and outside the cabin are Accessible. Outside, visitors will have access to four 10-foot picnic tables, two charcoal grills, a fire pit, a horseshoe pit and vault toilets. Inside amenities include four tables, bench seating around the room and a stone fireplace. *There is no drinking water available onsite.

For hikers and backpackers, sections of the Colorado Trail can be accessed near Tigiwon Community House. The Tennessee Pass section travels 6.5 miles over gentle terrain and Forest roads to Tennessee Pass. The Kokomo Pass section climbs more steeply up an old rocky logging road through a steep canyon, passing an old sawmill site.

This cabin is reservable for day-use only. Overnight stays are not permitted. This site is a great location for events and gatherings such as weddings and family reunions.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Day-use: 8:00AM - 10:00PM
Reservations: Reserve online at www.recreation.gov or by calling Toll Free 1-877-444-6777 (International 518-885-3639 or TDD 877-833-6777)
Usage: Light-Medium
  • This is a day-use area only; overnight camping prohibited
  • No drinking water available at this site
  • No electricity hook-ups at this site
  • Use of generators and public address systems is prohibited
  • Summer day use is from 8:00 a.m. until 10:00 p.m.
  • The road is closed in winter and spring (December 1 to June 20) to motor vehicles except snowmobiles
  • The facility is locked with a combination lock
Closest Towns: Minturn, CO
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Eagle-Holy Cross Ranger DistrictHoly Cross Office (Vail area): 970-827-5715

General Information


Amenities both inside and outside the cabin are Accessible. 


*The road to the Community House is narrow and rocky, but passable for most passenger cars.

From Denver, CO go approximately 105 miles to exit 171. Take Highway 24 south through the town of Minturn to the Tigiwon Road/Forest Service Road 707 and turn right. Follow the Tigiwon Road approximately 6 miles to the Community House.

General Notes:

‚ÄčDon't Move Firewood: Prevent the spread of tree-killing organisms by obtaining firewood at or near your destination and burning it on-site. For more information visit dontmovefirewood.org.

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