Eastern Mojave Vegetation Colorado State Highway 131  

Tom Schweich  

Home Page  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






North edge of Yampa


  • 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.





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.  





Other articles:
• Field Notes:  19 Jun 2019;

Locations: Toponas.
Full Size ImageDowntown 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.




  Yarmony Creek, highway leaves river.

Two Bridges Boat Ramp







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: 4/14/2024 5:31:17 PM