Blacktail Creek Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Photo of Blacktail Campground cleared of dead trees

This is a small, wide open space campground with 8 campsites. Located right off Colorado Hwy 134 just 20 minutes from Kremmling, CO, and 30 minutes from Yampa, CO. 

This camping area can be seen from the highway which offers easy access on and off  HWY 134 for those traveling and passing through. Facilities include drinking water from June until September (based on freezing weather) and one vault toilet. Each site has one fire grate and one picnic table. 


PLEASE NOTE: This campground has been affected by the Mountain Pine Beetle but many young trees remain. Since this campground sits very low along the highway, the views you can expect are mostly these young trees.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Due to snow, this campground generally opens mid to late May depending on how quickly the snow melts and generally closes in November (based on weather)   *Please note, the water is generally shut off in September due to weather getting colder and freezing.  Contact the Yampa Ranger Station for conditions 970-638-4516
Reservations: No reservations taken. First come, first basis
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water
Fees $10/Night for single site
Closest Towns: Yampa, CO
Water: Yes
Restroom: Vault Toilet (1)
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information

Directions: Directions from Yampa: Travel south on Colorado Hwy 131 approximately 11 miles to Colorado Hwy 134. Go east on Hwy 134 approximately 14 miles to Blacktail Creek Campground, on the right.

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