Bear Lake Campground

Medicine Bow-Routt National Forests & Thunder Basin National Grassland

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FR-900 Yampa, CO 80483 970-638-4516 307-745-2300 Official Website

GPS: 40.047, -107.0684

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Overview of Bear Lake Campground

Unreachable until Memorial Day due to elevation and rate of snowmelt. Campers can expect cool temps and patches of snow through mid to late June.

Accessibility is not guaranteed, always scout ahead before driving down dirt roads. Learn more: Boondocking 101

Number of Sites 43

Pad Type dirt

Open Seasonally End of May - Mid to Late October

Elevation 9,744 ft / 2,969 m

Max Stay 14

Max Length 30 ft

Tent Camping Yes

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Reviews of Bear Lake Campground 3 people have reviewed this location.

Ratings Summary

Overall Rating
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HPD
HPD
CO
7 reviews
“Good!”

Reviewed 12/16/2019

Nightly rate: $10
Days stayed: 5
Site Number: ?
Overall Rating

Nice out of the way CG. Beautiful area. 43 sites, a couple doubles and 1 triple, potable water available. No reservable sites. Bring everything you need! Limited supplies available in Yampa at the general store and the gas station/convenience store. Some site have views of the Flat Tops, most don't and it's a short walk to the lake. ... more

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Verizon

HPD would stay here again

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Rhanrahan
Rhanrahan
Edwards, CO
30 reviews
“Great spot”

Reviewed 8/23/2019

Nightly rate: $10
Days stayed: 1
Site Number: 22
RV Length: 23' (Teardrop Trailer)
Overall Rating

Súper cool basecamp for all the fun activities near by. Fishing, hiking, kayaking are so close by. Once you are at the reservoirs, the views are just amazing!! This place is magical. I want to go back and spend 3-4 days here. The sites are spread out and provide tons of privacy. There are no views of the reservoir from the sites ... more

Access
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AT&T
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1 review
“So pretty and such a COOL town! Yampa is wonderful!”

Reviewed 7/17/2018

Nightly rate: $10
Days stayed: 10
Site Number: 10
Overall Rating

10 Star Rating First of all, this campground is NOT in Meeker, it is 3 hours from Meeker in Yampa, CO. WOW SUCH A PRETTY PLACE!!! It is in Yampa, Colorado on Forest Service Road 900. (And if the campground is full, there are plenty of places to camp that are beautiful with views of the water and the flat tops along that same road).... more

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Amenities

Hookups
  • dry camping
Recreation
  • fishing
  • recreation trail
Site Amenities
  • fire ring
  • picnic table
  • pull thru
Facilities
  • restrooms: vault
  • trash
  • water available
Pets
  • pets

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