Covering a 134 mile section of the Yampa River is the heart of this State Park. Park Headquarters are near Hayden, with river access, camping (50 campsites), a Visitor Center and nature trail. In total the Park offers 13 access places that stretch from Hayden to the Dinosaur National Monument. Visitors find six camping areas, miles of flat-water and paddling (Class I-V).
Activities: boating, camping, birding, fishing, picnicking, hiking, hunting, sand volleyball, horseshoes, & group picnicking (Park Headquarters Campground), and whitewater rafting.
Fish: Smallmouth Bass, Common Carp, Mountain Whitefish, Brook Trout, Brown Trout
Access: Difficult to Easy
(From the confluence with Trout Creek downstream to the Colorado 394 Bridge near Craig)
-The Bag and possession limit for all trout is two fish.
-There is no bag or possession limit for Channel Catfish, Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Northern Pike, Walleye, Green Sunfish, Bluegill, Bullhead, Yellow Perch, or Crappie
(From the Colorado 394 Bridge near Craig to the confluence with the Green River)
-There is no bag or possession limit for Channel Catfish, Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Northern Pike, Walleye, Green Sunfish, Bluegill, Bullhead, Yellow Perch, or Crappie.
Boat Ramps: Hayden Pump Station, South Beach, Duffy Mountain, Juniper Canyon, Maybell Bridge, Cross Mountain, and Headquarters Campground (Hayden).
Park Headquarters Camping: 35 RV sites with electricity, 10 tent sites, showers, laundry facilities, and 5 sites for group camping.
Yampa River State Park
6185 West Highway 40