F LAT T OPS W ILDERNESS A REA

Established: 1975 by U.S. Congress
Acres: 235,214
Elevation: 7,600 to 12,994 feet
Lakes: Approximately 110 lakes and ponds, including Trappers Lake and Little Trappers Lake, Twin Lakes, Wall Lake, Upper Island Lake and Island Lake, and Horseshoe Lake among others, many unnamed
Rivers: Roughly 100 miles of fishable streams, including, Big Fish Creek, Marvine Creek, Doe Creek, Lost Solar Creek and many more
Peaks: Peaks above 11,000 feet including Timber Mountain, Trappers Peak, and Big Marvine Peak
Trails: Over 160 miles including trails like Oyster Lake Trail, and many others
Animals: Includes marmots, elk, deer, black bears, bobcats
Birds: Includes Bald Eagles, Northern Goshawks, Pine Grosbeaks, Dusky Grouses, Wilson's Warblers, Willow Flycatchers, Dusky Flycatchers, Hammond's Flycatchers, Three-toed Woodpeckers, Wild Turkeys, Pinion Jays, Purple Martins, Flammulated Owls, Violet-green Swallows, Tree Swallows
Fish: Includes brown trout
Plant Life: Pinyon Pine, juniper, aspen

The best way to get the the Flat Tops: The 'Gateway to the Flat Tops' - Yampa ! You pass the incredible Stillwater Reservoir and the beautiful Yamcolo Reservoir on your way to the beauty and serenity of the Flat Tops.

Flat Tops Wilderness Area Snow on the Flat Tops Ranger Districts:

Yampa Ranger District
Office Hours: Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm
300 Roselawn Ave.
P.O. Box 7
Yampa, CO 80483
970-638-4516

Blanco Ranger District
Office Hours: Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm
317 E. Market
Meeker, CO 81641
970-259-3445


East Zone/Eagle Ranger District

125 W. 5th St.
P.O. Box 720
Eagle, CO 81631
970-328-6388

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