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Mount Sneffels Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 4.93 miles

The Mount Sneffels Wilderness now contains a total of 16,566 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Colorado. In 1980 the Mount Sneffels 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...

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Lizard Head Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 11.64 miles

The Lizard Head Wilderness now contains a total of 41,309 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Colorado. In 1980 the Lizard Head 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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San Miguel River Special Management Area National Park

4 Activites Phone: (970)-240-5300 Email: efranz@blm.gov Distance: 14.42 miles

The San Miguel River corridor is a fragile ecosystem containing outstanding riparian, recreational, scenic, and wildlife values. A scenic drive along the corridor provides beautiful views, several access points to the river and a BLM campground along the way.

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Alpine Triangle National Park

16 Activites Phone: (970)-642-4940 Email: kmurphy@blm.gov Distance: 19.12 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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Ridgway Reservoir National Park

12 Activites Phone: (970)-626-5822 Email: ridgway.park@state.co.us Distance: 20.91 miles

Recreation at Ridgway Dam and Reservoir, Dallas Creek Project, is managed by the Colorado Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation under agreement with the Bureau of Reclamation. The reservoir offers a variety of activities on its 1,000 surface-acres. Rainbow trout are stocked annually in the reservoir. Camping experiences vary from 25 walk-in tent sites to 187 sites with electrical hook-ups,...

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Uncompahgre Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Phone: (970)-642-4940 Email: kmurphy@blm.gov Distance: 23.43 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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San Juan National Forest Park

9 Activites Email: mwinkworth@fs.fed.us Distance: 27.88 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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Vallecito Reservoir National Park

12 Activites Phone: (970)-385-6577 Distance: 40.93 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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Powderhorn Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Phone: (970)-642-4940 Email: kmurphy@blm.gov Distance: 41.24 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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Jackson Gulch Reservoir National Park

12 Activites Phone: 97088222139 Email: mancos.park@state.co.us Distance: 43.25 miles

Recreation at Jackson Gulch Reservoir (Mancos State Park) is managed by the Colorado Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation under agreement with the Bureau of Reclamation, Western Colorado Area Office - Southern Division, Durango, Colorado. Jackson Gulch Dam was completed in 1950 and is the principal feature of the Mancos Project in southwestern Colorado. An inlet canal from the West Mancos Riv...

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Black Canyon Of The Gunnison Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 44.92 miles

The Black Canyon of the Gunnison Wilderness now contains a total of 15,599 acres and is managed by the National Park Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Colorado. In 1976 the Black Canyon of the Gunnison 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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Anasazi Heritage Center And Canyons Of The Ancients National Monument Park

5 Activites Phone: (970)-882-5600 Email: meaton@blm.gov Distance: 49.25 miles

Located west of Dolores, Colorado, on Colorado Highway 184. This BLM museum interprets the history and culture of the Canyons of the Ancients National Monument, Trail of the Ancients, and the Four Corners region. A pathway from the Center leads to the Dominguez and Escalante Pueblos, two prehistoric dwellings dating to the 1100's A.D.

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Anasazi State Park

1 Activites Phone: (435)-335-7382 Email: Anasazi@utah.gov Distance: 49.34 miles

This ancient Indian village in the heart of Utah's canyon country was one of the largest Anasazi communities west of the Colorado River. The site is believed to have been occupied from A.D. 1050 to 1200. The village remains largely unexcavated, but many artifacts have been uncovered and are on display in the newly remodeled museum. Anasazi State Park is in the picturesque town of Boulder on State ...

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Gunnison Gorge Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Phone: (970)-240-5300 Email: efranz@blm.gov Distance: 50.52 miles

The Gunnison Gorge Wilderness now contains a total of 17,700 acres and is managed by the Bureau of Land Management. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Colorado. In 1999 the Gunnison Gorge 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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Gunnison Gorge National Conservation Area Park

10 Activites Phone: (970)-240-5300 Email: efranz@blm.gov Distance: 50.66 miles

If your choice for adventures includes remote backcountry activities, then Gunnison Gorge, north of Montrose, is the place for you. It provides kayaking, rafting, hiking, primitive camping, and great trout fishing. The only access to the inner gorge is on four steep trails. (No motorized vehicles allowed.)

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Mesa Verde National Park

Rank: 121 4 Activites Phone: (970)-529-4465 Email: meve_general_information@nps.gov Distance: 51.31 miles

Mesa Verde, Spanish for green table, offers a spectacular look into the lives of the Ancestral Pueblo people who made it their home for over 700 years, from A.D. 600 to 1300. Today the park protects nearly 5,000 known archeological sites, including 600 cliff dwellings. These sites are some of the most notable and best preserved in the United States.

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Curecanti National Recreation Area Park

Rank: 82 10 Activites Phone: (970)-641-2337 Email: cure_info@nps.gov Distance: 52.41 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: 52.41 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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Crawford Reservoir National Park

12 Activites Phone: (970)-921-5721 Email: crawford.park@state.co.us Distance: 53.25 miles

Crawford Reservoir was created by Crawford Dam which crosses Iron Creek, a tributary of the Smith Fork of the Gunnison River. The reservoir is part of the Smith Fork Project.Recreation at Crawford Reservoir is managed by the Colorado Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation under agreement with the Bureau of Reclamation, Western Colorado Area Office, Grand Junction, Colorado. The 96,000 annual ...

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Mesa Verde Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 54.68 miles

The Mesa Verde Wilderness now contains a total of 8,500 acres and is managed by the National Park Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Colorado. In 1976 the Mesa Verde 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: 55.08 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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Weminuche Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 58.29 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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West Elk Loop National Park

Phone: (970)-963-2266 Email: ccarlisle@fs.fed.us Distance: 59.57 miles

The twin summits of Mount Sopris and the incomparable Black Canyon of the Gunnison anchor the ends of the West Elk Loop. This magnificent landscape has been home to uncounted generations of Native Americans, most recently the Utes. White settlers originally came in search of minerals and stayed to farm and ranch. The coke ovens at Redstone bear witness to the toil that built the communities of to...

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Fruitgrowers Reservoir National Park

3 Activites Phone: (970)-248-0600 Email: kozga@uc.usbr.gov Distance: 61.64 miles

Fruitgrowers Reservoir was created by Fruitgrowers Dam which crosses Alfalfa Run. Alfalfa Runs natural flow is augmented by diversions from Surface and Dry Creeks. The reservoir is the main feature of the Fruitgrowers Dam Project. Visitation is estimated at roughly 500 people per year. There are about 5 miles of shoreline, 4 of which are open to recreation. No water contact activities are all...

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Dolores River National Park

5 Activites Phone: (435)-259-2100 Email: utmbmail@blm.gov Distance: 61.78 miles

The lower stretch of the Dolores River offers technical rapids, stunning scenery, wildlife viewing, side-canyon hiking, and great camping. A free permit is required. Groups must read and adhere to all stipulations of the permit. Call the Moab Field Office at 435-259-2100 to secure a free permit for floating the Dolores River. Rapids on this section of the Dolores River range from class I to ...

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