Summary

Railroad Bridge - Arkansas Headwaters State Rec Area features reservable campsites perched at an elevation of 8039 ft. Campers visting this Colorado camping area today can expect light snow and wind gusts up to 6.96mph. High altitude campgrounds like this one can get very cold at night, even during the warm summer months. Remember to pack accordingly.

If you're headed out to Railroad Bridge - Arkansas Headwaters State Rec Area, remember to reserve your campsite early. Reserve a camping spot.

Campers may find numerous amenities with and a comfy place to pitch a tent. The surrounding area also offers outdoor enthusiasts the simple pleasure of being outside.
Dump

No

Reservations

Yes

Showers

No

Hookups

No


Outdoor Recreation

Nearby outdoor recreational opportunities
Campground Campsites Reservations Toilets Showers Elevation
Ruby Mountain - Arkansas Headwaters State Rec Area None 7,651 ft
Chalk Lake 19 8,743 ft
Horseshoe 19 10,538 ft
Mount Princeton 19 8,618 ft
Weston Pass 14 10,277 ft
Railroad Bridge - Arkansas Headwaters State Rec Area None 8,039 ft
Angel of Shavano 20 9,147 ft
Cascade 22 9,033 ft
Fourmile 14 10,824 ft
Ohaver Lake 35 9,218 ft
Hecla Junction - Arkansas Headwaters State Rec Area None 7,415 ft
Kite Lake 5 12,043 ft
Ski Area Snowpack Air Temperature 5 Day Forecast
Ski Cooper 1" 19° 1.33"
Arapahoe Basin 43" 13° 2.16"
Monarch Ski & Snowboard Area 44" 14° 1.16"
Copper Mountain Resort 37" 22° 1.75"
Loveland 43" 13° 2.16"
Keystone Resort 8" 22° 2.44"
Breckenridge Ski Resort 37" 22° 1.75"
Vail 36" 22° 1.77"
River Run Streamflow Length Class

Area Hydrology

Streamflow and water data for the watershed
Gauge Streamflow Stage
South Clear Creek Abv Lower Cabin Creek Reservoir
USGS 06714400
2 cfs 5.1 ft
Cotton Creek Near Mineral Hot Springs
USGS 08226700
-999 cfs 2.7 ft
Arkansas River Near Wellsville
USGS 07093700
360 cfs 3.3 ft
Eagle R Bl Wastewater Treatment Plant At Avon
USGS 09067020
55 cfs 2.5 ft
Columbine Ditch Near Fremont Pass
USGS 09061500
-999 cfs 0.0 ft
Berthoud Pass Ditch At Berthoud Pass
USGS 09021500
-999 cfs 0.0 ft
Wurtz Ditch Near Tenneessee Pass
USGS 09062500
-999 cfs -0.6 ft
Cross Creek Near Minturn
USGS 09065100
48 cfs 4.3 ft
Lake Creek Near Edwards
USGS 09067200
8 cfs 0.3 ft
Halfmoon Creek Near Malta
USGS 07083000
8 cfs 1.3 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change
University Camp
SNOTEL 838
42" 4"
Summit Ranch
SNOTEL 802
25" 1"
wolcott 2.3 n, co
SNOTEL CO-EG-8
17.22" 0.2"
Lynx Pass
SNOTEL 607
24" 2"
Nast Lake
SNOTEL 658
27" 1"
Moon Pass
SNOTEL 1124
11" 4"
la garita 5.6 wsw, co
SNOTEL CO-SA-11
1.31" 0.36"
silverthorne 21 nw, co
SNOTEL CO-SU-35
16.5" 1.2"
estes park 3.3 ssw, co
SNOTEL CO-LR-247
3.42" 2.72"
fairplay 2.7 wnw, co
SNOTEL CO-PK-15
7.84" 0.58"
climax coop
SNOTEL CLXC2
19.04" 0.68"
pitkin 1.1 sw, co
SNOTEL CO-GN-59
21.15" -0.03"
georgetown
SNOTEL GEOC2
3.63" 1.82"
alamosa 1.1 n, co
SNOTEL CO-AM-31
0.07" -0.1"
Mccoy Park
SNOTEL 1040
156" 126"
Independence Pass
SNOTEL 542
39" 2"
estes park 1.7 w, co
SNOTEL CO-LR-1115
9.69" 2.29"
vail 2.6 e, co
SNOTEL CO-EG-19
23.25" 0.91"
Grayback
SNOTEL 1058
4" 0"
Loveland Basin
SNOTEL 602
43" 1"
Hayden Pass
SNOTEL 1102
12" 1"
frisco 0.5 n, co
SNOTEL CO-SU-4
17.97" 0.17"
silverthorne 2.1 wsw, co
SNOTEL CO-SU-6
24.7" 0.08"
Upper Taylor
SNOTEL 1141
37" 0"
del norte,co
SNOTEL DLNC2
0.98" 0.29"
Sargents Mesa
SNOTEL 1128
17" 1"
Sawtooth
SNOTEL 1251
58" 3"
estes park,co
SNOTEL ETSC2
3.78" 2.16"
nathrop 1.9 wsw, co
SNOTEL CO-CF-54
0.7" 0.23"
tabernash 2.7 nw, co
SNOTEL CO-GR-68
18.8" 0.78"
Michigan Creek
SNOTEL 937
28" 1"
Buffalo Park
SNOTEL 913
37" 0"
grant
SNOTEL GRTC2
2.21" 0.5"
High Lonesome
SNOTEL 1187
49" -1"
Elliot Ridge
SNOTEL 1120
52" 6"
Niwot
SNOTEL 663
34" 9"
alamosa 2ssw
SNOTEL ASWC2
0.15" -0.08"
crestone 5.3 sse, co
SNOTEL CO-SA-66
0.21" 0.02"
nederland 0.4 wnw, co
SNOTEL CO-BO-322
9.01" 2.7"
cabin creek
SNOTEL GCRC2
13.91" 1.86"
Hoosier Pass
SNOTEL 531
35" 3"
nathrop 3.3 wsw, co
SNOTEL CO-CF-19
0.79" 0.24"
Willow Creek Pass
SNOTEL 869
37" 0"
del norte 3.3 e, co
SNOTEL CO-RG-16
0.99" 0.3"
Wild Basin
SNOTEL 1042
40" 0"
Rawah
SNOTEL 1032
27" 2"
Willow Park
SNOTEL 870
49" 4"
rollinsville 1.1 ssw, co
SNOTEL CO-GL-17
12.79" 2.77"
vail 3.5 e, co
SNOTEL CO-EG-53
25.72" 0.82"
saguache 0.4 e, co
SNOTEL CO-SA-59
0.64" 0.2"
Cumbres Trestle
SNOTEL 431
50" 0"
crestone,co
SNOTEL CSTC2
0.28" 0.1"
Copeland Lake
SNOTEL 412
27" 6"
Lily Pond
SNOTEL 580
30" 2"
Middle Fork Camp
SNOTEL 1014
25" 0"
south platte river
SNOTEL ANTC2
0.4" 0.14"
dillon,co
SNOTEL DLLC2
11.95" 0.04"
Hourglass Lake
SNOTEL 1122
29" 1"
Rough And Tumble
SNOTEL 939
11" 1"
Joe Wright
SNOTEL 551
53" 2"
Porphyry Creek
SNOTEL 701
44" 3"
Fremont Pass
SNOTEL 485
42" 2"
great sand dunes natl mon
SNOTEL GSDC2
1.89" 0.53"
Vail Mountain
SNOTEL 842
36" 0"
Berthoud Summit
SNOTEL 335
38" 1"
dillon 2.3 se, co
SNOTEL CO-SU-16
15.71" 0.03"
Grizzly Peak
SNOTEL 505
42" 1"
Jones Pass
SNOTEL 970
37" 1"
Park Cone
SNOTEL 680
32" 0"
Bear Lake
SNOTEL 322
42" 5"
South Colony
SNOTEL 773
32" -1"
Brumley
SNOTEL 369
30" 0"
Stillwater Creek
SNOTEL 793
23" 0"
Copper Mountain
SNOTEL 415
37" 0"
Ivanhoe
SNOTEL 547
42" 2"
estes park 1.8 s, co
SNOTEL CO-LR-767
7.72" 2.43"
Phantom Valley
SNOTEL 688
28" 2"
bonanza 6.6 s, co
SNOTEL CO-SA-61
1.01" 0.61"
Kiln
SNOTEL 556
34" 2"
buena vista,co
SNOTEL BNVC2
1.07" 0.16"
co st forest st park
SNOTEL CSFC2
19.41" 0.1"