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White River National Forest Park

18 Activites Email: mailroom_r2_white_river@fs.fed.us Distance: 4.53 miles

Making Mountain MemoriesThe White River National Forest offers sharp contrasts of recreation opportunities with a focus on highly developed year-round recreation near resorts and primitive backcountry.Use the left hand navigation to search for recreation areas by activity or use the sidebar menu on the right to search by area and learn about all the different ways you can enjoy the outdoors in the...

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Rifle Gap Reservoir National Park

8 Activites Phone: (970)-625-1607 Email: rifle.gap.park@state.co.us Distance: 23.76 miles

Recreation at Rifle Gap Dam and Reservoir, Silt Project, is managed by the Colorado Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation under agreement with the Bureau of Reclamation. The clear water at Rifle Gap Reservoir is excellent for scuba diving. Other water activities include boating, fishing, swimming, waterskiing, and windsurfing. Fishing enthusiasts can select from rainbow and German brown tr...

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Flat Tops Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 24.59 miles

The Flat Tops Wilderness now contains a total of 235,214 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Colorado. In 1975 the Flat Tops 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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Ruedi Reservoir National Park

8 Activites Phone: (970)-945-2521 Distance: 31.27 miles

Ruedi Dam and Reservoir, features of the Fryingpan Arkansas Project, are on the Fryingpan River about 15 miles east of Basalt, Colorado. Ruedi Dam is a rock and earthfill structure that stands about 285 feet high above streambed and has a crest length of 1,042 feet. The Reservoir is on the western slope of the Rocky Mountains, where snow-capped mountain peaks reach over 13,000 feet and the thick...

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Upper Colorado River Recreation Management Area National Park

7 Activites Phone: (970)-724-3000 Email: kfo_webmail@blm.gov<p> BLM_CO_SI_CRVFO_Webmai Distance: 33.45 miles

This 80-mile corridor follows the Colorado River from near its headwaters to Glenwood Canyon. Public lands along the corridor offer visitors outstanding opportunities for float boating, fishing and scenic driving.

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Vega Reservoir National Park

10 Activites Phone: (970)-487-3407 Email: vega.park@state.co.us Distance: 37.09 miles

Recreation at Vega Dam and Reservoir, Collbran Project, is managed by the Colorado Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation under agreement with the Bureau of Reclamation Vega sits nestled on the Grand Mesa high above the little mountain town of Collbran, Colorado. Excellent ice fishing and snowmobiling opportunities. Five rustic camper cabins are located in Pioneer Campground with corrals locat...

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Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 37.87 miles

The Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness now contains a total of 181,512 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Colorado. In 1964 the Maroon Bells-Snowmass 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 soli...

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Raggeds Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 43.51 miles

The Raggeds Wilderness now contains a total of 65,393 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Colorado. In 1980 the Raggeds 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 "...increa...

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Holy Cross Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 44.67 miles

The Holy Cross Wilderness now contains a total of 122,884 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Colorado. In 1980 the Holy Cross 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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Paonia Reservoir National Park

8 Activites Phone: (970)-626-5822 Email: Crawford.park@state.co.us Distance: 45.95 miles

Paonia Dam and Reservoir is part of the Paonia Project. Recreation at Paonia Reservoir is managed by the Colorado Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation under agreement with the Bureau of Reclamation. The reservoir is located in the shadow of Colorado majestic Ragged Mountains. The parks natural beauty is a perfect setting for nature lovers and photographers. There are picnic and 15 semi-prim...

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Hunter-Fryingpan Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 46.15 miles

The Hunter-Fryingpan Wilderness now contains a total of 82,026 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Colorado. In 1978 the Hunter-Fryingpan 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...

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Green Mountain Reservoir National Park

8 Activites Phone: (970)-468-5400 Email: www.fs.fed.us Distance: 47.61 miles

The dam is on the western slope 13 miles southeast of Kremmling, Colorado, on the Blue River, a tributary of the Colorado. Recreational developments include 6 campgrounds, 208 campsites, and 2 boat-launch facilities. Good access. One swim beach. Water surface for fishing is approximately 2,125 acres. Fishing is the primary recreational activity, followed by power boating and camping. Primary spor...

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Mount Massive Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 53.83 miles

The Mount Massive Wilderness now contains a total of 30,540 acres and is managed by the Fish & Wildlife Service and the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Colorado. In 1980 the Mount Massive Wilderness became part of the now over 110 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportu...

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Turquoise Lake National Park

9 Activites Phone: (719)-486-0749 Email: www.fs.fed.us Distance: 54.96 miles

Recreation facilities consist of 8 campgrounds, accommodating 300 campsites and 2 boat-launching ramps. Surface available for recreation includes 780 acres. Primary recreation activities include camping and fishing. Fish species available include mackinaw trout, rainbow trout, and brook trout. Facilities closed in winter due to ice and snow, but popular area for ice fishing.Turquoise Lake is a fea...

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Sarvis Creek Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 55.07 miles

The Sarvis Creek Wilderness now contains a total of 47,140 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Colorado. In 1993 the Sarvis Creek 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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Eagles Nest Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 57.00 miles

The Eagles Nest Wilderness now contains a total of 133,471 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Colorado. In 1976 the Eagles Nest 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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Kremmling Recreation Management Area National Park

5 Activites Phone: (970)-724-3000 Email: jmonkous@blm.gov Distance: 58.00 miles

The North Sand Hills Special Recreation Management Area (SRMA) is the only OHV sand recreation area in the State of Colorado. It is a non-fee, 1400-acre primitive OHV recreation and camping area with 300 acres of dunes. The camping areas include the North Sand Hill's Campground (13 sites) and dispersed primitive sites. The trail system in the SRMA begins in the sand, winds through the aspen and sa...

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West Elk Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 62.62 miles

The West Elk Wilderness now contains a total of 176,412 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Colorado. In 1964 the West Elk 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 "...inc...

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Fruitgrowers Reservoir National Park

3 Activites Phone: (970)-248-0600 Email: kozga@uc.usbr.gov Distance: 63.67 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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Mosquito Peaks National Park

4 Activites Phone: (719)-269-8500 Email: jlenard@blm.gov Distance: 64.01 miles

This beautiful high-alpine tundra and Area of Critical Environmental Concern contains significant biodiversity. There are several small parcels of BLM land here, with unique geological formations and 18 rare plant species. This area is located near signficant cultural attractions within the communities of Fairplay (to the east) and Leadville (to the west).

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Cache Creek Recreation Area National Park

10 Activites Phone: (707)-468-4000 Email: BLM_CA_Ukiah_FO_Web@blm.gov Distance: 65.72 miles

This secluded, hilly expanse of oak woodlands, grasslands, and chaparral is a combination of over 70,000 acres of BLM managed lands and 4,700 acres of State and County lands. The Natural Area is traversed by Cache Creek, with its year-round water flow. Elevation ranges from 3200 feet atop Brushy Sky High, down to 600 feet in the eastern end of Cache Creek along State Route 16. Showcasing the area...

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Crawford Reservoir National Park

12 Activites Phone: (970)-921-5721 Email: crawford.park@state.co.us Distance: 65.91 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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West Elk Loop National Park

Phone: (970)-963-2266 Email: ccarlisle@fs.fed.us Distance: 66.30 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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Taylor River State Wildlife Area National Park

5 Activites Phone: (970)-248-0600 Distance: 66.39 miles

Recreation at Taylor River State Wildlife Area is managed by the Colorado Division of Wildlife under agreement with the Bureau of Reclamation. The Division of Wildlife can be reached at 970-641-7070; e mail dan.brauch@state.co.us. The area provides about 1/2 miles of fishing access along the Taylor River below Taylor Park Dam, which is a feature of the Uncompahgre Project. The fishery is catch-...

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Ptarmigan Peak Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 67.85 miles

The Ptarmigan Peak Wilderness now contains a total of 13,175 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Colorado. In 1993 the Ptarmigan 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...

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