STUB CREEK CABIN, CO

Stub Creek Cabin is located on the north end of the Laramie River Valley in north-central Colorado. It is a well-equipped cabin that provides guests with a comfortable stay and many modern amenities, as well as access to a variety of recreational opportunities. Visitors to the area...
Status: Open through Sun Sep 28 2014   Season Dates

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Know Before You Go
  • The cabin remains locked; please call the Canyon Lakes Ranger District office during office hours of 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Mountain Time, to obtain a combination code
  • Watch for falling trees, as the facility is in a Bark Beetle area
  • Elevation can pose a hazard; learn more about altitude illness
  • The nearest services are an hour or more away, in Walden or Laramie
  • Pets (including dogs) and livestock are not allowed at the cabin
  • The cabin is limited to five guests; additional camping on-site is prohibited
  • Click here to learn more about the Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests and Pawnee National Grassland
  • Don't Move Firewood: Prevent the spread of tree-killing organisms by obtaining firewood at or near your destination and burning it on-site. For more information visit dontmovefirewood.org.
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STUB CREEK CABIN ELECTRIC 5 25 Back-In
Pets Allowed - no
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Overview

Overview

Stub Creek Cabin is located on the north end of the Laramie River Valley in north-central Colorado. It is a well-equipped cabin that provides guests with a comfortable stay and many modern amenities, as well as access to a variety of recreational opportunities. Visitors to the area enjoy hiking and horseback riding, as well as hunting and viewing wildlife.

The cabin was built by the Civilian Conservation Corps in 1936 and was originally used as lodging for the district ranger's family and Forest Service employees. It can be accessed by vehicle. Guests are responsible for their own travel arrangements and safety, and must bring several of their own amenities.

Natural Features:

The cabin is about 75 miles from Fort Collins, in the Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests and Pawnee National Grassland. It sits in an open area, at an elevation of 8,400 feet. The facility is surrounded by a forested cluster of spruce, fir and lodgepole pine trees. Stub Creek passes through the area and is a short walk from the cabin.

Abundant wildlife, including moose, deer, elk and many bird species, make its home in the area.

Recreation:

Visitors to the area enjoy a variety of recreational activities, including hiking, horseback riding and backpacking along many trails within the surrounding forest. Off-road vehicles are permitted on designated trails.

Hunting and fishing are also available in the area and visitors are responsible for knowing the various rules and regulations. Wildlife viewing is also popular.

Facilities:

The cabin is fully furnished with indoor plumbing and electricity. It can accommodate up to five people and has two single beds with mattresses in each of the two bedrooms and a futon couch in the living room. The cabin is also equipped with a fireplace.

The kitchen is equipped with running water, a stove and oven, refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker and toaster. Cooking pots and utensils, a table and chairs, as well as dishes and eating utensils are provided. A picnic table is available outdoors and the facility provides firewood and garbage collection services.

Guests will need to bring their own bedding, including pillows, blankets and/or sleeping bags, as well as towels, toiletry items and food and beverages, among other necessities.

Nearby Attractions:

The town of Walden is one hour away by car. It was named Colorado's moose viewing capital in 1995. A variety of services are also available there.

Booking Window
Tue Sep 02 2014 - Sat Feb 28 2015

Reservations must be made 4 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 6 Month(s) in advance.

Season Dates

Season Schedule

Park Season Start End
Peak Fri Jun 06 2014 Sun Sep 28 2014
Services and Amenities
Within Facility
  • Backpacking
  • Bed(s)
  • Birding
  • Broom & Dust Pan
  • Cabin Rentals
  • Cooking Pots
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Creek Access
  • Drinking Water
  • Electric Hookups
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • First Aid Kit
  • Fishing
  • Flush Toilets
  • Hiking
  • Horseback Riding Trails
  • Hunting
  • Lights
  • Mattress(es)
  • Microwave
  • Off-Road Vehicle Trails
  • Oven
  • Picnic Area
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Table & Chairs
  • Trailheads
  • Trash Collection
  • Wildlife Viewing
Fees and Cancellation Policies

Fees and Cancellation

Fee Information
Payment in full will be charged to your credit card upon completion of the reservation. A $9.00 non-refundable on line reservation fee may be charged for some facilities.

Payment Methods Accepted On-line:
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Changes and Cancellations
A $10.00 service fee will apply if you change or cancel your reservation. Late cancellations are subject to additional fees. For full details see NRRS Reservation Policy


Facility Rates*
Park Season Site Type Nightly/Daily Rates
Peak Season
Jun 06 2014 -
Sep 28 2014
CABIN ELECTRIC $125.00

*Displayed rates do not reflect discounts, attribute fees (electrical hook-ups / water hook-ups), taxes or incremental charges
**Weekly rates may not be available for all sites
Getting There
GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
40.79389, -105.905
40°47'38"N, 105°54'18"W

From Fort Collins, travel north on Highway 287 to Highway 14. Turn left and go west on Highway 14 (Poudre Canyon) for about 60 miles, to County Road 103. Go north on County Road 103/Laramie River Road for 16 miles, to County Road 190. Turn left and continue two miles to the gate.

From Steamboat Springs, travel east on Highway 14 for 87 miles, through Walden and Cameron Pass, to County Road 103/Laramie River Road. Turn left (west) and follow County Road 103 for 16 miles. Take the left fork at the junction with County Road 190 and continue two miles to the gate.

Maps are available by calling the Fort Collins Ranger District, at (970) 295-6700.
Contact Information

Mailing Address:

STUB CREEK CABIN
LARAMIE VALLEY ROAD
GLENDEVEY  CO 

Phone Number:

Information:  (970)295-6700
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