Yeoman Park Campground

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At an elevation of 9,000 ft., Yeoman Park campground is located on the edge of a wetland meadow near Brush Creek and is partly within a mature spruce forest. There are beautiful views of Craig peak (11,902 ft.).
Contact: US Forest Service (fs.fed.us)
Posted by: Jeff Barber on February 9, 2006
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    WILDLIFE - As listed in the Colorado Wildlife Viewing Guide, Yeoman Park is a good place to view an extensive beaver colony. There are many opportunities to watch small mammals such as tree and ground squirrels and to see birds of prey like the red-tailed hawk.HISTORY - A visit to the historic mining town of Fulford is just a few miles up FDR 418. Foundations of an old Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) camp built in the 1930's can be seen in the meadow northwest of the campground.TRAILS - The Yeoman Park Discovery trail (200 yards) is accessible to those who have disabilities. There are interpretive signs encouraging visitors to use their senses to experience the nature of Yeoman Park. The Lake Charlestrail #1899 (5.35 miles) begins near the Fulford Cave Campground and goes into the Holy Cross Wilderness.FISHING - Brush Creek, running through the park, has both brook and rainbow trout.SCENIC DRIVE - A drive up Hat Creek Road, FDR 416, goes to the top of a ridge where there are panoramic views of Red Table Mountain to the southwest, and beyond that, the Maroon Bells near Aspen.

    Campground Amenities

    Yeoman Park Campground, has 23 campsites with picnic tables and fire ring grills. There are 3 vault toilets. Drinking water is available and trash removal is provided through the middle of September, after this time please pack it out. Of the 23 sites, 15 are within a forested area while the other 8 are in the open. Eighteen sites can accommodate RV's 15-30 feet long and 6 sites have room for vehicles longer than 30 ft. Eleven sites have tent platforms. Part of the Yeoman Park campground is designed to accommodate Forest visitors with disabilities. Two campsites, one on either side of the accessible vault toilet in Loop A, are equipped with a modified picnic table and a low fire grill. There is also a fishing platform on Brush Creek near the park entrance.

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