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Camping: Colorado > Medicine Bow and Routt National Forests > Yampa Ranger District

Quick Facts

Cyclone Park Trail

Beginning Elevation: 9,080 Feet (2830.4 Meters)
Difficulty: Easy to Moderate
Elevation Gain: 240 Feet (74.8 Meters)
Ending Elevation: 9,320 Feet (2905.2 Meters)
Length, One-way: 5.9 Miles (9.83 Kilometers)
Other Maps: Routt National Forest Map
Trail Number: 1112
Usage: Heavy
USGS Maps: Dunckley Pass; Pagoda Peak

Satellite and Topo Map

General Description

The Cyclone Park Trail is located in the Pyramid/Ripple Creek Pass area west of Yampa. The trailhead is found on 969, just off Forest Highway 16 between Pyramid and Ripple Creek Pass. The trail leads northwest, to the north of Cyclone Park, ending in the Beaver Creek drainage where it intersects trail #1193. A branch of the trail can be followed across Cyclone Park, intersecting trail #1193 to the west of the park. Trail #1193 is accessed from the South Fork of the Williams Fork River.


As humans, we must minimize our impacts to help preserve this resource for present and future generations.

Directions from Yampa: Follow County Road 17 north 5 miles to County Road 132. Follow 132 west 3.4 miles to Forest Highway 16 and continue another 21 miles to Forest Road 969. Follow 969 less than 1 mile north to the trailhead.

Seasonal Information:
Normally Accessible: Summer through Fall (NOTE: Seasons may vary depending on snow depth and weather.) .

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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Backpacking Cyclone Park Trail
ICON Hiking & Walking Cyclone Park Trail
ICON Horseback Riding Cyclone Park Trail

Related Activities
Vaughn Lake Campground - Vaughn Lake campground is located in the Dunckley Pass area northwest of Yampa along the Flat Tops Trail Scenic and Historic Byway.

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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