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Summary

Dry Lake Campground is a small campground located 8 miles northeast of Steamboat Springs, Colorado surrounded by Aspen, Spruce and Fir trees. It has 7 campsites with tables and fireplace grates, vault toilets and trash services. It is a great gateway for hiking and biking and is within a reasonable driving distance of community events and the commercially operated Strawberry Park Hot Springs. It is home to many animals, including elk, mule deer and moose, and provides multiple outdoor activities.

Overview

Dry Lake Campground is located 8 miles northeast of Steamboat Springs, Colorado on the Buffalo Pass Road. This small campground is surrounded by Aspen, Spruce and Fir trees and is in a good location to access some great hiking and biking. Camping limit is 14 days. It is within a reasonable driving distance of community events and the commercially operated Strawberry Park Hot Springs. Dry Lake has 7 campsites with tables and fireplace grates. Vault toilets and trash services are available. Trailer spaces are available with a maximum length of 20 feet.

Recreation

Dry Lake campground provides a great gateway for hiking and biking. 

Facilities

There are 7 campsites, 4 of which may be reserved two weeks in advance. Remaining sites are first-come, first-served. Each site is spacious and equipped with a campfire ring and picnic table. 

Natural Features

At an elevation of 8,277 feet, Dry lake lies in the Rocky Mountains in the heart of the Routt National Forest. The Medicine Bow-Routt National Forests and Thunder Basin National Grassland encompass nearly three million acres from central and northeastern Wyoming to north-central Colorado. Black bear, bobcat, coyote, elk, mule deer and moose are just some of the many animals that inhabit these rich and diverse lands.

Nearby Attractions

There are many attractions with Steamboat Springs only a short drive away. Many more outdoor opportunities exist in the surrounding national forests and grasslands, including hiking, biking, camping, horseback and off-road vehicle riding, fishing, hunting, sightseeing and winter sports.

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For facility specific information, please call (970) 870-2299.
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