Horse Thief Campground
Horse Thief Campground

Horse Thief Campground

This campground is available only for campers with horses. 

  • The Horse Thief Campground is adjacent to Trappers Lake, a lake in the Flat Tops Wilderness Area, which is in the White River National Forest in Colorado, United States. The lake, at an elevation of approximately 9600 ft, is the source of the North Fork of the White River.

    Features

    • Fishing
    • Grills
    • Hiking/Trekking
    • Wildlife Watching

    Facilities

    Campground (5 total sites)

    The Horse Thief Campground at Trappers Lake has 5 campsites for campers with horses only (no camper without horses is allowed). Should it be discovered that a camper is camping at this campground without horses, and another camper arrives with horses, we will ask the non-horse camper to move to a different site/location. The campground is on the right side of the road as you travel south from the Trappers Lake Outlet area. It has corrals for livestock, and long spurs to accommodate large trailers. An RV dump station is available near the campground.

    • See: Blanco Ranger District and Flat Tops Wilderness Regulations
    • Only certified, weed-free hay is permitted in campgrounds.
    • No hay is allowed in Flat Tops Wilderness; please use certified weed free pellets or cubes.
    • Motorized boats and wheeled carts for boat transport are prohibited.
    • Should it be discovered that a camper is camping at this campground without horses, and another camper arrives with horses, we will ask the non-horse camper to move to a different site/location.