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“Nice location and clean, but plenty of fees.”

Stagecoach State Park
Ranked #2 of 4 things to do in Oak Creek
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Stagecoach State Park sets the stage for great recreation in the lush Yampa Valley by Steamboat Springs. Vistas and views are backdrops to the 820-acre reservoir providing renown lake and river fishing. A year-round destination, the park also makes a great base to explore the variety of sports and attractions of the area. An array of activities await with boating, fishing, hiking, picnicking and camping. Winter offers trails for snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, and fat-tire biking for those seeking a less commercial experience. In summer, water sports enthusiasts enjoy the many ways to recreate at the reservoir. Off-season and weekday visits are wonderfully serene, providing great opportunities to take pleasure in the land, water and nature without the crowds. Cabin fever in the winter can be relieved by camping in one of the five electrical sites maintained just for winter camping. Stagecoach State Park is a great place to hold base camp when exploring the many outdoor opportunities around the park such as the Flattops Wilderness Area and Sarvis Creek Wilderness Area.
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Bathroom facilities, Activities for older children
Reviewed 2 July 2018

My family recently camped here for two weeks. They reserved and paid for their campsite online. Once they arrived at check-in, they had to pay an additional $70 for a park pass to even be allowed to get into their campsite. The showers are coin operated only. It's four quarters for several minutes then an additional quarter for one additional minute. You cannot adjust the shower temperature. The campsites are nice with electric hookup and water available to fill your tank. However, the electricity is not reliable as it went in and out several times. My parents brought their dogs with them, so there was a worry that they may overheat in the camper if the air conditioning shut off and they left them for the day. If you can, bring your own bait and water gear for fishing and other activities. It is costly to purchase bait at the marina. My sister wanted to paddleboard but it cost $35 for two hours. This area does have amazing views and there are quite a few activities such as fishing, paddleboarding, wakeboarding, a swim beach, etc. Overall my family had a great time, but I think from now on they will just stay with us instead of camping here and overpaying on certain things.

Thank Sarah S
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Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

The staff were great and we met several families. Very beautiful scenery and so much wildlife seen all over!

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Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

Nice camping site overlooking the lake. Very peaceful and spread out appropriately. Great view across lake at town at night with lights of houses on. Appears to be a lot of lake activity without being noisy.

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Reviewed 21 May 2018

Great family outing. Boating, fishing, hiking and biking. Winter has ice fishing, dog sledding, fat tire biking and cross country skiing.

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Reviewed 10 January 2018

Around the August time frame, we walked for miles around the lake from the parking area and the dam. We had to frequently stop to view the wildlife, insects, flowers, and the amazing view of the lake itself and the hills overlooking the lake. Felt the need to take many pictures; that's how beautiful it was. Go on a warm sunny day, not a cloudy day on that hike.

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StagecoachSP, Public Relations Manager at Stagecoach State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2018

George, thanks so much for sharing your experience! We are glad you enjoy this little slice of heaven as much as we do...come back and see us again soon! SSP

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