114 - CHAPIN CREEK (GROUP)
EMERGENCIES: In case of emergency, call 911. Area map shows the location of the nearest phone.
Site Location: Site is in trees on knoll on east side of Chapin Creek about 0.3 miles up Chapin Creek from bridge across Cache La Poudre River. A wood sign indicates the path to the site; the path may be marked by red arrowheads on trees. Camp safely away from standing dead trees, as near as is safely possible to the silver metal arrowhead.
Number of Sites: 1 group
Elevation: 10,240 feet
Distance: 6.1 miles from Poudre River TH, 5.5 miles from Corral Creek TH
Approximate Travel Time: 5 to 6 hours
Elevation Change: 510 feet loss from Poudre River TH, net gain 240 feet from Corral Creek TH (520 feet gain; 280 feet loss)
Water Source: Water is available from creek. Boil or adequately treat all water.
To Reach the Trailhead (TH): Poudre River TH: Via Trail Ridge Road, Poudre Lake TH is approximately 27 miles from Beaver Meadows Visitor Center or approximately 16.6 miles from Kawuneeche Visitor Center.
Last updated: August 15, 2023