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Hiking & Walking: Colorado > Medicine Bow and Routt National Forests > Yampa Ranger District

Quick Facts

Yamcolo Reservoir Boat Ramp

Elevation: 9,500 Feet (2961.3 Meters)
Length of Stay: 0 Days
Reservation Contact: Local
Reservation Remarks: Services include: restroom, trash collection. Use subject to changing water Levels. No overnight camping.
Reservation Status: Not Accepted

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General Description

Yamcolo Reservoir
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Yamcolo Reservoir
The Yamcolo Reservoir is located about 12 miles southwest of Yampa in the Bear River area. There is a boat ramp toward the west end of the reservoir, just off Forest Road 900.


There is a restroom at the boat ramp. There is no drinking water or trash service.

Directions from Yampa: Travel S/SW on County Road 7 for approximately 7 miles to FDR 900. Follow FDR 900 approximately 5 more miles to Yamcolo Reservoir. The boat ramp is located toward the west end of the reservoir.

Seasonal Information:
Normally Accessible: Early June through Mid-November .

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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Sailing Yamcolo Reservoir
ICON Boating Yamcolo Reservoir
ICON Cold Water Fishing Yamcolo Reservoir
ICON Lakes & Reservoirs Yamcolo Reservoir Boat Ramp
ICON Canoeing Yamcolo Reservoir
ICON Viewing Scenery Bear River Valley and surrounding area
ICON Sail Boarding Yamcolo Reservoir

Nearby Services

Nearest Hospital: Routt Memorial Hospital (Private - Profit CO. Proceed N/NW on CH 131 approx. 35 miles to Steamboat Springs, CO.) Directions: northeast in Steamboat Springs

Gas Station: Various (Private - Profit CO.) Directions: 12 miles northeast in Yampa

Groceries: Various (Private - Profit CO.) Directions: 12 miles northeast in Yampa

Nearest Pay Phone: Various (Private - Profit CO.) Directions: 12 miles northeast in Yampa

Related Activities
Bear Lake Campground - Bear Lake Campground is located 14 miles southwest of Yampa in the Bear River area, at an elevation of 9,600 feet. It has 29 campsites

Bear River Designated Dispersed Campground - The Bear River Designated Dispersed Campground consists of 32 sites spread out along 10 miles of the Bear River Valley southwest of Yampa.

More Information

Visitor Information:

Yampa Ranger District, 300 Roselawn Ave., P.O. Box 7 , Yampa, CO, 80483, Phone: 970-638-4516, Fax: 970-638-4635


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