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South Fork-Alsea River Back Country Byway National Park

Phone: (503)-375-5646 Distance: 2.32 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: 2.32 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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Rio Grande National Forest Park

16 Activites Email: mailroom_r2_rio_grande@fs.fed.us Distance: 15.60 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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Penitente Canyon National Park

4 Activites Phone: (719)-657-3321 Email: dgese@blm.gov Distance: 21.88 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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Weminuche Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 24.35 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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La Garita Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 24.78 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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Monte Vista National Wildlife Refuge Park

3 Activites Phone: (719)-589-4021 Email: alamosa@fws.gov Distance: 30.03 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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South San Juan Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 37.43 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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Powderhorn Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Phone: (970)-642-4940 Email: kmurphy@blm.gov Distance: 44.57 miles

The Powderhorn Wilderness now contains a total of 62,050 acres and is managed by the Bureau of Land Management and the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Colorado. In 1993 the Powderhorn Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportuniti...

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Alamosa National Wildlife Refuge Park

4 Activites Phone: (719)-589-4021 Email: alamosa@fws.gov Distance: 48.38 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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Cruces Basin Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 51.87 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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Alpine Triangle National Park

16 Activites Phone: (970)-642-4940 Email: kmurphy@blm.gov Distance: 52.91 miles

The Bureau of Land Management cares for 600,000 acres of public land in the upper Gunnison River and San Juan Basins in southwest Colorado. Collaborating with the gateway communities of Lake City, Silverton, and Ouray, plus a number of public and private partners, we guide the protection, management and sustainable use of a wide variety of resources. Ecosystems within the recreation area range fro...

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Vallecito Reservoir National Park

12 Activites Phone: (970)-385-6577 Distance: 54.84 miles

Vallecito Dam and Reservoir was completed in 1941 and is the principal feature of the Pine River Project in southwest Colorado. Located on the Pine River in the San Juan National Forest, about 18 miles northeast of Durango, Colorado, the reservoir has a maximum surface area of 2,720 acres. An additional 961 acres of lands are available for recreation.Recreation management at Vallecito (excluding ...

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Great Sand Dunes Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 56.94 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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Uncompahgre Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Phone: (970)-642-4940 Email: kmurphy@blm.gov Distance: 57.30 miles

The Uncompahgre Wilderness now contains a total of 102,721 acres and is managed by the Bureau of Land Management and the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Colorado. In 1980 the Uncompahgre Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportun...

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Sangre De Cristo Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 59.09 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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Aspinall, Wayne N., Unit National Park

12 Activites Phone: (970)-641-2337 Email: cure_vis_mail@nps.gov Distance: 60.19 miles

Recreation at the three reservoirs of the Aspinall Unit is managed by the National Park Service under agreement with the Bureau of Reclamation, Western Colorado Area Office - Northern Division, Grand Junction, Colorado. Formerly, the Curecanti Unit, in 1980 it was renamed the Wayne N. Aspinall Unit in honor of former Congressman Aspinall; a strong supporter of the Colorado River Storage Project. ...

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Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve

Rank: 164 7 Activites Phone: (719)-378-6399 Email: grsa_interpretation@nps.gov Distance: 60.22 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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Curecanti National Recreation Area Park

Rank: 82 10 Activites Phone: (970)-641-2337 Email: cure_info@nps.gov Distance: 63.98 miles

Curecanti National Recreation Area is a series of three reservoirs along the once wild Gunnison River. The reservoirs that make up Curecanti today are a destination for water-based recreation high in the Rocky Mountains. Best known for salmon and trout fishing, Curecanti also offers opportunities for hiking, boating, camping, and bird watching.

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Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park

Rank: 185 7 Activites Phone: (970)-641-2337 Email: CURE_Info@nps.gov Distance: 63.98 miles

Big enough to be overwhelming, still intimate enough to feel the pulse of time, Black Canyon of the Gunnison exposes you to some of the steepest cliffs, oldest rock, and craggiest spires in North America. With two million years to work, the Gunnison River, along with the forces of weathering, has sculpted this vertical wilderness of rock, water, and sky.

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San Juan National Forest Park

9 Activites Email: mwinkworth@fs.fed.us Distance: 64.04 miles

The San Juan National Forest includes approximately 1.8 million acres of federal lands administered by the U.S. Forest Service in Southwestern Colorado. The scenery ranges from high desert mesas and canyons to high alpine peaks and meadows. The area features a National Forest scenic byway, the San Juan Skyway and a Bureau of Land Management 4WD scenic byway, Alpine Loop Backcountry Byway.Visitors ...

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Heron Reservoir National Park

8 Activites Phone: (505)-588-7470 Email: Anthony.Marquez@state.nm.us Distance: 66.74 miles

Heron Dam and reservoir are part of the San Juan Chama Project. The reservoir is on Willow Creek just above the point where Willow Creek enters the Chama River. Recreation at Heron Reservoir is managed by New Mexico State Parks under agreement with the Bureau of Reclamation. The Park is open 24 hours. There is a visitor center containing interpretive exhibits. The recreation area is a fee area. No...

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Arkansas River National Park

12 Activites Phone: (719)-539-7289 Email: dbruns@blm.gov Distance: 69.42 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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Fossil Ridge Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 71.91 miles

The Fossil Ridge Wilderness now contains a total of 33,060 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Colorado. In 1993 the Fossil Ridge 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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El Vado Reservoir National Park

8 Activites Phone: (575)-588-7247 Email: john.rector@state.nm.us Distance: 73.24 miles

El Vado Dam and Reservoir, features of the Middle Rio Grande Project, are located on the Rio Chama about 160 miles north of Albuquerque, New Mexico. Recreation at El Vado Reservoir is managed by the New Mexico Division of Parks and Recreation under agreement with the Bureau of Reclamation. The Park is open 24 hours and is a fee area. The boat ramp is located at the north end of reservoir via Stat...

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