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The Honeymoon Cabin is one of several structures known as the Van Camp Cabins in Yampa that are original 19th century stage stop buildings. They formally were named a Historic District by the Routt County Commissioners. Owner Susan Rygh continues to rent the cabins to travelers.

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Tom Ross: Yampa cabins have stories to tell

A couple of the best Routt County tales you’ve never heard are embedded in the chinked log walls of the Van Camp Cabins in Yampa. There’s the story of the cattle rustler and horse thief Joe Ward, who got away with killing his partner, but not for long. And then there’s the story of the current owner of the cabins, Susan Rygh.

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