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Hiking & Walking: Colorado > Medicine Bow and Routt National Forests > Hahns Peak/Bears Ears Ranger District

Quick Facts

Base Camp Trailhead

Elevation: 10,038 Feet (3129.1 Meters)




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General Description

Base Camp Trailhead is located southeast of Steamboat Springs, just north of Dumont Lake Campground, on Rabbit Ears Pass. The Wyoming Trail #1101 begins at this trailhead. The Wyoming Trail can be used to access numerous other trails from this point north along the Park Range and the Continental Divide. Most of these other trails run either west into the Hahns Peak/Bears Ears Ranger District or east into The Parks Ranger District. Between Base Camp and Buffalo Pass, one can access Fish Creek Trail #1102, Mountain View Trail #1032, and Trail #1134 into The Parks Ranger District.

Directions from Steamboat Springs: Travel 20 miles southeast on US Hwy 40, then 2 miles northeast on Forest Development Road 315, toward Dumont Lake Campground, then 4 miles northwest on Forest Development Road 311.

Seasonal Information:
Limited Services: Mid-June through Late October (NOTE: No water, trash. Accessibility depends on snow depth and weather.) .



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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Trailhead Parking Base Camp Trailhead
Yes
ICON Backpacking Wyoming Trail and connecting trails.
Yes
ICON Camping Dumont Lake Campground and dispersed camping.
No
ICON Hiking & Walking Wyoming Trail and connecting trails.
Yes
ICON Horseback Riding Wyoming Trail and connecting trails.
Yes
ICON Mountain Biking area trails
Yes



Nearby Services

Nearest Pay Phone: various (Private - Profit) Directions: 25 miles northwest to Steamboat

Emergency: various (County) Directions: 25 miles northwest to Steamboat

Groceries: various (Private - Profit) Directions: 25 miles northwest to Steamboat

Gas Station: various (Private - Profit) Directions: 25 miles northwest to Steamboat

Nearest Hospital: Routt Memorial Hospital (Private - Profit) Directions: 25 miles northwest to Steamboat



Related Activities
Dumont Lake Campground - Dumont Lake Campground is located 22 miles southeast of Steamboat Springs on Rabbit Ears Pass at an elevation of 9,500 feet.



More Information

Visitor Information:

Hahns Peak/Bears Ears Ranger District, 925 Weiss Drive , Steamboat Springs, CO, 80487, Phone: 970-879-1870, Fax: 970-879-2147

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