Yampa River State Park

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Yampa River State Park
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A trail in Yampa River State Park
Map showing the location of Yampa River State Park
Map showing the location of Yampa River State Park
LocationRoutt & Moffat Counties, Colorado, US
Nearest cityCraig, Colorado
Coordinates40°29′27″N 107°18′46″W / 40.49083°N 107.31278°W / 40.49083; -107.31278Coordinates: 40°29′27″N 107°18′46″W / 40.49083°N 107.31278°W / 40.49083; -107.31278
Area3,112 acres (1,259 ha)
Established1998
Visitors78,780[1] (in 2009-10)
Governing bodyColorado Parks & Wildlife

Yampa River State Park is a Colorado state park located along the Yampa River in Routt and Moffat Counties in northwestern Colorado in the United States.

Features[edit]

Yampa River State Park provides 13 access points for boaters along 134 miles (216 km) of the Yampa River from Hayden to the eastern boundary of Dinosaur National Monument.[2] Walkways and hiking trails explore the river's canyons and riparian zones, surrounding rock formations, and natural habitats. A visitor center with a nature trail is located 17 miles (27 km) east of Craig.

Campgrounds[edit]

A main campground is adjacent to the visitors center. This campground has 50 campsites including 35 RV electric sites, 10 tent sites, and five sites for group camping. The park also includes less developed campsites near many of the river access points

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Yampa River State Park Fact Sheet" (PDF). Colorado Parks & Wildlife. Retrieved June 21, 2013.
  2. ^ "Yampa River State Park". Colorado Parks & Wildlife. Retrieved June 21, 2013.

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