Boy Swimming at Craig Pool Girl on waterslide at Craig Pool A happy gathering of swimmers at the Craig Pool

Community Facilities

Parks

Craig City Park:

U.S. Highway 40 to Washington Street

  • Dozens of wood sculptures, carved using only chainsaws during the city's annual Whittle the Wood Rendezvous, a festival where carvers from around the nation compete to win the crowd's approval for their creation. Past winners remain on display in the park.
  • The Western Slope's only wave pool, which is located in a complex which also boasts a lap and diving pool.
  • Lighted tennis courts
  • Two playgrounds, including a toddler play area
  • Sand volleyball and paved basketball courts

Loudy-Simpson Park

South of Craig on the Yampa River offers:

  • Hiking trails
  • Fishing
  • Baseball and softball diamonds
  • Picnic and restroom facilities
  • Two playground
  • Canoe/raft launch area
  • Cross-country ski trails
  • Ice skating in an enclosed rink
  • Disc golf course
  • Soccer fields

Meeting facilities

  • Craig Chamber of Commerce conference room - small group with kitchen facilities (970.824.5689)
  • The Center of Craig - Accomodates large and small-group functions, includes classroom space if necessary, kitchen (970-826-2016)
  • Moffat County Pavillion - Accomodates large groups, kitchen, stage (970.824-5517)
  • Colorado Northwestern Community College - Small and mid-size groups in classroom and enlarged classroom settings. (970.824.1100)

Weddings/family reunions

Sherman Youth Camp - Managed by Moffat County.

- 40 x 60 building; includes kitchen facilities (w/tables) and fireplace

- Firewood provided

- Electrical generator

- (4) Outhouses

- Hydrant

- Playground, Ball field, Volleyball & Basketball Facilities

- (5) Campsites available; each includes picnic tables, grill/firepit, and water spigot

- Within 1 mile of Freeman Reservoir

- On-site caretaker

 

FEES:

Summer Season: (June 1 – Oct.1)

Fee                                                                                                          $ 50.00/day

Refundable security deposit                                                           $500.00

 

 

Hunting Season:

$25/campsite/night

$50/night for building use (includes use of campsite #2)

*($500.00 refundable security deposit on building use only)

 

Sherman Youth Camp is available for use by licensed outfitters during hunting season by bid process only

 

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