Hahns Peak Lake Campground lies on the shore of a small, scenic lake just 30 miles north of Steamboat Springs, Colorado. Families and outdoor enthusiasts love the abundant hiking, mountain biking and fishing opportunities.
With an elevation of 8,500 feet, the campground offers spectacular views of the forested lakeshore, picturesque mountain lake and the 10,774-foot Hahns Peak.
Hahns Peak Lake Campground consists of 23 single unit campsites and three double sites for the larger groups. The facility is small but campsites are spacious and private.
New for 2022 season: In addition to the 17 campsites at Hahns Peak Lake Campground that are reservable 6 months in advance, there are now 3 sites in the Woods Loop (Sites 13, 14, & 15) that will be reservable 2 weeks before the check-in date. Reminder that all campers are expected to occupy their site the first night or are at risk of losing their reservation.
The campground is situated in a spruce, pine and fir forest along the shore of the 160-acre Hahns Peak Lake in the Routt National Forest of north central Colorado. Lupine and other colorful wildflowers appear throughout the campground in warmer months.
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.
Visitors might also enjoy stopping by Steamboat Lake State Park, only a short drive away, or going into the town of Steamboat Springs, Colorado.
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.
The lake provides trout fishing on or off shore, as well as boating for non-motorized or electric motor boats only.
Hiking, mountain biking and off-road vehicles can be enjoyed on most of the areas trails, including a popular biking loop on the Prospector Trail. The West Side Lake Trail winds for nearly a mile along the lake shore.
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For campground inquiries, please call: 970-870-2299
From Steamboat Springs, Colorado, take U.S. Highway 40 west for 1.2 miles and turn north onto County Road 129. Proceed for 28 miles, then take Forest Road 486 west for 2 miles to the campground.