- The area began as a hunting, gathering and stone making center for Ute and Shoshone Tribes.
- As the park borders many wilderness areas, other activities are nearby including hunting, skiing and more.
- The park was named for a stop on a Stagecoach Line that ran from Toponas to Steamboat Springs that went out of service around 1907.
Stagecoach State Park is a 780-acre reservoir that provides travelers the opportunity for enjoyable recreation against picturesque mountain views.
Stagecoach State Park is located in the lush Yampa Valley near Steamboat Springs. North from I-70: Take the Wolcott Exit onto HWY 131 for 50 miles, turn right on County Road 14 for 6 miles.
From Steamboat Springs: Travel four miles east on U.S. 40, then south on Colorado 131 for five miles to Routt County Road 14. Drive seven miles south on County Road 14 and you will be at the park entrance.
25500 Routt County Road 14
Oak Creek, CO 80467
The park is open year-round. However, certain activities are dependent upon the season.
Stagecoach State Park is considered a year-round destination as an array of activities awaits those passing through the area.
In the summer season, water recreation, such as boating and fishing, as well as camping, hiking and picnicking are choice activities. Boating season begins May 1-November 1. Camping fees range from $10-20 per night and reservations can be made a minimum of 3 days to a maximum of 6 months in advance.
In the winter season, travelers explore the area through snowshoeing and cross-country skiing. As the area is removed from larger cities, visitors can gain a less commercial experience with the same picturesque views.
All trailered vessels will be required to submit to an Aquatic Nuisance Species inspection before launching.