Eastern Mojave Vegetation Colorado State Highway 131  
 

Tom Schweich  

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 State Highway 131 is a north–south state highway that connects U.S. Highway 40 4 miles (6.4 km) east of Steamboat Springs to the north with Interstate 70 at Wolcott to the south. It is 68.7 mi (110.6 km) in length, and travels through the towns of State Bridge, Bond, McCoy, Toponas, Yampa, and Oak Creek.

Other articles: US Hwy 40 at CO 131  

Junction: US Highway 40

 

   

Oak Creek

 

 

   

Phippsburg

 
  North edge of Yampa

Junction:

  • Routt County Road 8, east of town to the Junction of Bear River and Phillps Creek, which is the source of the Yampa River (likely on private property.
  • Routt County Road 17, around Devils Grave Mesa and back to CO State Hwy 131 at Phippsburg.
  • Main Street, south through the center of Yampa.

 

 

   

Yampa

 

Other articles: County Road 7 at CO 131  

Junction: Moffat Avenue, County Road 7, Forest Road 900 along the Bear River, as far as Stillwater Reservoir.

 

 

Other articles: County Route 3 at CO 131

Locations: Trapper.  

Trapper

 

 

 

Other articles: Field Notes 19 Jun 2019

Locations: Toponas.
Full Size ImageDowntown Toponas  

Toponas

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The Flat Tops, as seen from Toponas.
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North side of Toponas.
 

Other articles: CO Hwy 134 at CO 131  

Junction: Colorado State Highway 134, east over Gore Pass through the middle of the Gore Range.

Other articles: County Route 5 at CO 131  

Junction: County Route 5, west through Egeria Park.
 

 

   

McCoy

 
  Yarmony Creek, highway leaves river.
 

Two Bridges Boat Ramp

 

 

   

Bond

 

   

State Bridge

Junction: County Road 1, in the direction of Rancho Del Rio.

Full Size ImageHerding cows to summer pasture.  
 
  Junction: US Highway 6, west.
  Junction: US Highway 6, east.

Other articles: Interstate 70 at Exit 157  

Junction: US Interstate 70 at Exit 157

 

 

   

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Date and time this article was prepared: 11/9/2019 7:35:13 PM