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Yampa Ranger District

The Yampa Ranger District is the southern-most district of the Medicine Bow-Routt National Forests & Thunder Basin National Grassland administrative unit. The District manages Routt National Forest lands, which consist of nearly 400,000 acres of varied terrain, ranging from sagebrush flats to forested mountains to alpine tundra. A variety of year-round recreation opportunities are available to visitors. The Ranger District office is in Yampa, Colorado and hosts 9 campgrounds, several fishing reservoirs, and popular hikes.


Before your arrival, please check with the Yampa Ranger Station to find out if there are fire restrictions 970-638-4516

BOAT REGULATIONS: Electric trolling motors are allowed. Internal combustion engines are not allowed. (Combustion engines only allowed at Yamcolo Reservoir).


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Select Flat Tops or Gore Range under 'Areas & Activities' in the right-hand sidebar to find recreation sites on the Yampa Ranger District.