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Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve

Rank: 164 7 Activites Phone: (719)-378-6399 Email: grsa_interpretation@nps.gov Distance: 12.16 miles

The tallest dunes in North America are the centerpiece in a diverse landscape of grasslands, wetlands, conifer and aspen forests, alpine lakes, and tundra. Experience this diversity through hiking, sand sledding, splashing in Medano Creek, wildlife watching, and more!

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Great Sand Dunes Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 15.63 miles

The Great Sand Dunes Wilderness now contains a total of 33,549 acres and is managed by the National Park Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Colorado. In 1976 the Great Sand Dunes Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude...

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Greenhorn Mountain Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 15.93 miles

The Greenhorn Mountain Wilderness now contains a total of 22,040 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Colorado. In 1993 the Greenhorn Mountain Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. I...

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Sangre De Cristo Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 23.58 miles

The Sangre de Cristo Wilderness now contains a total of 228,044 acres and is managed by the Forest Service and the National Park Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Colorado. In 1993 the Sangre de Cristo Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary op...

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Spanish Peaks Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 30.98 miles

The Spanish Peaks Wilderness now contains a total of 17,855 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Colorado. In 2000 the Spanish Peaks Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age o...

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Alamosa National Wildlife Refuge Park

4 Activites Phone: (719)-589-4021 Email: alamosa@fws.gov Distance: 36.37 miles

Alamosa and Monte Vista National Wildlife Refuges (NWR) are found in the heart of the Colorado's San Luis Valley. Alamosa NWR includes 11,169 acres of wetlands of various depths and sizes located primarily within the Rio Grande River flood plain. The natural wet meadows, river oxbows, and riparian corridors support high wildlife diversity including songbirds, water birds, raptors, deer, beaver, an...

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Pueblo Reservoir National Park

13 Activites Phone: (719)-561-9320 Email: lake.pueblo.park@state.co.us Distance: 44.52 miles

Recreation at Pueblo Reservoir is managed by the Colorado State Parks under agreement with the Bureau of Reclamation, Eastern Colorado Area Office, Loveland, Colorado.Pueblo Reservoir was created by Pueblo Dam which crosses the Arkansas River. The reservoir is part of the Fryingpan-Arkansas Project. The 1.7 million annual visitor's recreation activities are accommodated by 6.8 square miles (4,...

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Gold Belt Recreation Management Area National Park

15 Activites Phone: (719)-269-8500 Email: jlenard@blm.gov Distance: 47.71 miles

Travel on a historic, narrow-gauge railroad bed, an old stage road, and a county road on the Gold Belt Scenic Byway. The Byway retraces the historic travel routes connecting Cripple Creek and Victor Mining District, site of the world's largest Gold Rush. Cripple Creek now caters to gamblers and other visitors. The 3 legs of the route, which form a loop, have a total length of about 131 miles.

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Monte Vista National Wildlife Refuge Park

3 Activites Phone: (719)-589-4021 Email: alamosa@fws.gov Distance: 48.19 miles

Monte Vista and Alamosa National Wildlife Refuges (NWR) are found in the heart of Colorado's San Luis valley. The artificially created wetlands on Monte Vista NWR's 14,804 acres are intensively managed to provide habitat for a wide variety of waterfowl and other water birds. Mallards, pintail, teal, and Canada geese are common, as are American avocets, killdeer, white-faced ibis, egrets, and heron...

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Garden Park Fossil Area

3 Activites Phone: (719)-269-8500 Email: jlenard@blm.gov Distance: 53.38 miles

Fossils of well-known species of large dinosaurs have been discovered at this site over the last 120 years. Many of the dinosaur fossils discovered at this site are on exhibit at museums around the country, including the Denver Museum of Natural History, and the Smithsonian Institution's Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C. Fossils of two-legged, plant-eating dinosaurs, dinosaur eggs, and...

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Penitente Canyon National Park

4 Activites Phone: (719)-657-3321 Email: dgese@blm.gov Distance: 54.61 miles

If technical rock climbing is your type of adventure, then Penitente Canyon may have what you want. The canyon is known for its nearly 300 world class technical rock climbing routes. Other attractions include trout fishing in La Garita Creek and primitive camping.

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Trinidad Lake National Park

9 Activites Phone: (719)-846-7990 Distance: 58.31 miles

This lake impounds the Purgatoire river in south-central Colorado. It provides 584 surface acres of water for recreation and flood control.

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Arkansas River National Park

12 Activites Phone: (719)-539-7289 Email: dbruns@blm.gov Distance: 65.67 miles

The Arkansas River is one of the most popular river-rafting spots in the United States. The area also provides some of the best fishing in Colorado. The spectacular scenery is highlighted by the steep, narrow, rocky canyons that provide excellent opportunities to view Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep. There are over 25 developed river-access areas. Popular activities include rockhounding at Ruby Mount...

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Latir Peak Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 68.91 miles

The Latir Peak Wilderness now contains a total of 20,000 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of New Mexico. In 1980 the Latir Peak Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age of "....

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Rio Grande National Forest Park

16 Activites Email: mailroom_r2_rio_grande@fs.fed.us Distance: 73.81 miles

Welcome to the San Luis Valley Public Lands Center where there is Solitude in Every Season!From the Sangre de Cristo to the San Juan Mountains, the jagged peaks and rushing rivers of the San Luis Valley public lands wrap themselves around this Rocky Mountain basin.  Whether viewing the mountain scenery from roads or finding challenge on trails, visitors discover solitude and self-reliance through ...

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South Fork-Alsea River Back Country Byway National Park

Phone: (503)-375-5646 Distance: 74.31 miles

The South Fork Alsea River Byway parallels the South Fork of the Alsea River. The river is lined with wildlife and is full of rapids and pools. Picnicking, hiking, and camping are available at the BLM's Alsea Falls Recreation Site. Even driving in off-road vehicles is permitted in designated areas. If you like to fish, the river is filled with salmon, trout, and steelhead. The byway is full of ...

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South Fork John Day River Back Country Byway National Park

Distance: 74.31 miles

Enjoy the South Fork John Day River Back Country Byway. Drive through the canyon made of Columbia River Basalts, marvel at the old growth ponderosa pines, Douglas and white fir, and willows that line the road. Keep an eye out for the special status plants that are protected in this area. The river itself contains beautiful rapids and the Izee Falls, which drops 56 feet vertically. If you want t...

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Wild Rivers Recreation Area National Park

6 Activites Phone: (575)-758-8851 Email: ttorres@blm.gov Distance: 77.55 miles

The Rio Grande Gorge is a rugged, steep-walled canyon that cuts into the volcanic plateaus of north-central New Mexico. The Wild Rivers Recreation Area provides splendid views into this 800-foot-deep gorge. Most visitor facilities are located along the rim, but several trails provide access to the river and to facilities located within the gorge.

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Cruces Basin Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 79.46 miles

The Cruces Basin Wilderness now contains a total of 18,000 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of New Mexico. In 1980 the Cruces Basin Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age o...

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South San Juan Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 80.87 miles

The South San Juan Wilderness now contains a total of 158,790 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Colorado. In 1980 the South San Juan Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an ag...

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Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument Park

Rank: 260 3 Activites Phone: (719)-748-3253 Email: FLFO_information@nps.gov Distance: 82.00 miles

Beneath a grassy mountain valley in central Colorado lies one of the richest and most diverse fossil deposits in the world. Petrified redwood stumps up to 14 feet wide and thousands of detailed fossils of insects and plants reveal the story of a very different, prehistoric Colorado.

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Wheeler Peak Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 83.56 miles

The Wheeler Peak Wilderness now contains a total of 19,661 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of New Mexico. In 1964 the Wheeler Peak Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age o...

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La Garita Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 86.48 miles

The La Garita Wilderness now contains a total of 129,626 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Colorado. In 1964 the La Garita Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age of "...i...

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Maxwell National Wildlife Refuge Park

3 Activites Phone: (505)-375-2331 Email: fw2_rw_maxwell@fws.gov Distance: 90.64 miles

Located in the high central plains of northeastern New Mexico, Maxwell National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1965 as a feeding and resting area for migratory birds. Over 350 acres of the Refuge are planted with wheat, corn, barley, and alfalfa to provide food for resident and migratory wildlife. Visitors may see bald and golden eagles, falcons, hawks, sandhill cranes, ducks, white pelicans,...

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Weminuche Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 94.89 miles

The Weminuche Wilderness now contains a total of 488,210 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Colorado. In 1975 the Weminuche Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age of "...i...

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