Fourmile Area: Chubb Park

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Chubb Park is named after Robert Bass Newett, better known as "Chubb" by his friends. He decided to settle in this area in 1867 when he came west from DeKalb, Illinois. Chubb built a hotel, established a ranch, and platted a town called Newett. Today there is nothing left of the old town of Newett...Read More
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Highlights of Fourmile Area: Chubb Park

Altitude Category IconAltitude
Camping Category IconCamping
Overland Category IconOverland
Sand Category IconSand
Highest Elevation
9352 ft
Shape of Trail
Connector
Typically Open
05/01 - 12/01
Best Direction
N/A
Official Trail Name
CR 309/FS 309
Nearest Town
Buena Vista
Nearest Services
Buena Vista
Management Agency
San Isabel National Forest
District
Salida FS Ranger District

Overview

Chubb Park is named after Robert Bass Newett, better known as "Chubb" by his friends. He decided to settle in this area in 1867 when he came west from DeKalb, Illinois. Chubb built a hotel, established a ranch, and platted a town called Newett. Today there is nothing left of the old town of Newett, but Chubb Park offers impressive views of Buffalo Peaks and is connected to the numerous trails in the Fourmile Management Area. Chubb Park also provides access to trails leading to the Buffalo Peaks Wilderness area.

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5 Waypoints
17 Trail Photos
1 Trail Concerns
18 Community Reviews
1 Video
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