Koenig Stock


  • Respect Wildness... Practice the 7 Leave No Trace Ethics
  • Plan ahead and prepare: Plan your trip carefully. Prepare for extreme weather, hazards and emergencies. Plan for the least experienced member of your party.
  • Travel and camp on durable surfaces: Hike single file in the middle of the trail or side by side in areas without trails. Camp in hardened areas only, not in meadows or on vegetation.
  • Dispose of waste properly: Pick up all spilled foods and trash. Disperse washing and cooking wastewater 70 adult steps (200 feet/60 meters) from camps and all water sources. Leave no evidence of your stay.
  • Leave what you find: Leave plants, rocks, antlers and artifacts as you find them for others to enjoy.
  • Minimize campfire impacts: CAMPFIRES PROHIBITED AT THIS SITE. Use portable stoves only.
  • Respect Wildlife: Use carry-in/carry-out bear resistant food storage canister April 1 through October 31. Minimize noise. Avoid lakes and streams at dawn and dusk.
  • Be considerate of other visitors: Respect the quality of every visitor’s experience.

EMERGENCIES: In case of emergency, call 911. Area map shows the location of the nearest phone.

Site Location: Site is on edge of meadow among scattered trees and glacial boulders. Campsite is named after cowboy who built a line shack in this area. 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 stock
Elevation: 10,680 feet
Distance: 5.2 miles from Corral Creek TH; 7.1 miles from CSU Mountain Campus TH
Approximate Travel Time: 5 to 7 hours
Elevation Change: Net gain 680 feet from Corral Creek TH (960 feet gain, 280 feet loss); Net gain 1,680 feet from CSU Mountain Campus TH (2,410 feet gain, 730 feet loss)
Privy: NO

Water Source: Water is available from creek. Boil or adequately treat all water.

To Reach the Trailhead (TH): Corral Creek TH: From downtown Estes Park follow Hwy 34 east approximately 26 miles to County Road 27 Hwy (Big Thompson Elementary School intersection). Turn left onto County Road 27 and follow to Hwy 14 (approximately 25 miles). Turn left onto Hwy 14 and follow to Long Draw Road (approximately 37 miles). Turn left onto Long Draw Road (a gravel road) and follow to the TH (approximately 8 miles) which is on the left side of the road. Note: Long Draw Road is also known as Forest Road 156.

Koenig Stock Campsite Map
Modified: 04/17


Last updated: August 15, 2023

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Mailing Address:

1000 US Hwy 36
Estes Park, CO 80517


970 586-1206
The Information Office is open year-round: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. daily in summer; 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Mondays - Fridays and 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Saturdays - Sundays in winter. Recorded Trail Ridge Road status: (970) 586-1222.

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