Off Cow Camp Cabin

Del Norte, Colorado

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Overview

Off Cow Camp is a small cabin located in a high elevation meadow at 10,500 feet on Burro Creek near an off-highway vehicle trail. The cabin and barn were renovated in 2010 and a vault toilet was installed. Visitors may reserve the cabin for a maximum of fourteen nights to allow others the opportunity to rent the cabin.

Recreation

The surrounding area offers many recreation opportunities, including hunting, hiking, off-highway vehicle riding, horseback riding, mountain biking, snowmobiling, backcountry skiing, and fishing.

Facilities

The small, rustic cabin sleeps four (two bunk beds). There is a wood burning cook stove, outhouse, barn for horses, fire ring, table and chairs. There is no potable water. Natural sources of water should be treated before use. Firewood not provided. Firewood can be gathered near the cabin.

Natural Features

There are meadows, aspen groves and spruce/fir forests near the cabin. At 13, 200 feet, Bennett Peak sits southeast of the cabin. Fitton Guard Station is located 400 yards upstream from Off Cow Camp and is available as a rental cabin to the public.

Nearby Attractions

The Burro Creek off-highway vehicle (OHV) trails connect many miles of OHV trails and forest roads in the area. The trails are also used by motorcycles, mountain bikers, hikers and horseback riders. During the winter, snowmobilers and backcountry skiers use the area near the cabin.

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