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The Best Camping in Steamboat Springs

Looking for the best camping in Steamboat Springs? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Steamboat Springs. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top camping spots in and near Steamboat Springs

  • Steamboat Springs, Colorado

    Strawberry Park Hot Springs

    4.6
    No matter the time of year, if you are going to be anywhere near Steamboat Springs, Strawberry Park Hot Springs is a can’t-miss experience. Steamboat is known primarily as a ski resort, but the area also offers amazing hikes and fishing in the summer, and top-notch leaf-peeping in the fall. Add a...
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  • Coalmont, Colorado

    Camp at Dumont Lake, CO

    4.5
    Dumont Lake is 22 miles southeast of Steamboat Springs, just minutes off of U.S. Highway 40 (Rabbit Ears Pass). As you turn off the highway and drive down the dirt road, you get great views of Rabbit Ears Peak.The campground is made up of 14 sites. Almost all of the sites have a view of the meado...
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  • Kremmling, Colorado

    Camp Near Little Muddy Creek, Routt National Forest

    5.0
    If you are looking to get away from the crowds then this is the site for you. Located in the Routt National Forest, this spot offers everything from a seasonal lake (I went out of season) to free range sheep.Because of all the aspen trees, this place will be glowing with color in the fall. You wi...
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  • Walden, Colorado

    Backpack to Slide Lake in Mt. Zirkel Wilderness

    6.4 mi / 1777 ft gain
    Start at the Rainbow Lake Trailhead 1126 in the Mount Zirkel Wilderness which is 19 miles south west of Walden, Colorado off Country Road 22A.The 6.4 mile out and back to Slide lake starts out at an elevation of 8750 and gives you a total elevation gain of 1777 feet at the end at Slide Lake. You...
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  • Kremmling, Colorado

    Camp at Wolford Mountain Reservoir

    If a nice relaxing adventure is what you seek, this is the place for you. There aren't a lot of super scenic, adrenaline pumping hikes at this campground, but there are well established campsites with beautiful sunrise and sunset views. If you're a photographer, the midnight sky on a moonless nig...
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  • Meeker, Colorado

    Devil's Causeway, Lost Lakes, and Chinese Wall

    21.62 mi / 4183 ft gain
    Devil's Causeway, Lost Lakes, and Chinese Wall is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Yampa, Colorado.
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  • Meeker, Colorado

    Devil's Causeway, Skinny Fish and Trappers Lake Loop

    29.38 mi / 6709 ft gain
    Devil's Causeway, Skinny Fish and Trappers Lake Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Yampa, Colorado.
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  • Meeker, Colorado

    Mosquito Lake and Deer Lake Trail

    14.21 mi / 1929 ft gain
    Mosquito Lake and Deer Lake Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Yampa, Colorado.
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  • Meeker, Colorado

    Trappers Lake, Wall Lake, and Island Lakes Loop

    23.1 mi / 3297 ft gain
    Trappers Lake, Wall Lake, and Island Lakes Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Yampa, Colorado.
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  • Bond, Colorado

    Camp at Radium Campground

    This was a rafting/camping trip. We camped at the Radium Campground and rafted 4.5 miles from Pump House Boat Launch. BLM charges $5.00 per vehicle at the boat launch sites and $10.00 per night for camping.Keep an eye out for big horn sheep. I saw them grazing on the side of the colorado river.Yo...
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  • Meeker, Colorado

    Anderson Lake and Trapper's Lake

    8.47 mi / 1516 ft gain
    Anderson Lake and Trapper's Lake is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Burns, Colorado.
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  • Walden, Colorado

    Kelly Lake Trail

    14.79 mi / 2851 ft gain
    Kelly Lake Trail is a point-to-point trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Fort Collins, Colorado.
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  • Walden, Colorado

    Backpack to Kelly Lake In State Forest SP

    13.2 mi / 2624 ft gain
    Round trip will take you along 13.2 beautiful miles of Northern Colorado backcountry. Starting from the trail head which can be found within the entrance of the park (near the horse ring and car camping), you'll head into some beautiful backcountry. Before you reach the woods, a 4x4 trail will be...
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  • Encampment, Wyoming

    Encampment River Trail via Purgatory Gulch

    4.94 mi / 1093 ft gain
    Encampment River Trail via Purgatory Gulch is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Encampment, Wyoming.
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  • Gypsum, Colorado

    Camp at Pinball Point

    This amazing campsite has river access (freezing cold!), beautiful scenic views of red rocks and rock faces in varying shades of brown and tan. It's the only campsite at this location so feel lucky that this whole area is just yours. Beautiful views of the moon and stars and get ready for the rus...
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  • Meeker, Colorado

    Marvine Loop Trail

    21.55 mi / 3363 ft gain
    Marvine Loop Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Meeker, Colorado.
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