The Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests and Pawnee National Grassland are located in the north central part of Colorado.
Where is this Forest?

 

The Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests and Pawnee National Grassland (ARP) is located in north central Colorado. The forests and grassland encompasses 1.5 million acres and extends north to the Wyoming border, south of Interstate 70 to Mount Evans, west across the Continental Divide to the Williams Fork area and includes short grass prairie east of I-25. The forests and grassland is head-quartered in  Fort Collins, with district offices in Boulder, Fort Collins, Idaho Springs, Granby and Greeley.

Planning a trip? Check out our Visitor Guide for information about recreation opportunities, safety tips, and exciting places to visit! Check our recreation page to find places to hike, camp, picnic and more.

Recent News


Features

Fall colors are here!

Orange, yellow and green aspen trees line Brainard Lake Road..

Fall colors are here and changing fast.  Aspen, cottonwoods and willow are turning colors now. Plan your trip to see the changes that fall is bringing. Visit the Fall Color web page to find out the latest about the best places to view. More...


Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests Recreational Sport Shooting Project

Portion of a map of the forest with the proposed recreation sport shooting action displayed.

Check out the new interactive map published for the Recreational Sport Shooting Project.

 Learn more about the proposed Forest Plan Management Direction for recreational sport shooting activities on National Forest System lands in Boulder, Clear Creek, Gilpin, Grand, Jefferson, Larimer and Park counties.  


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Spotlights

Magnolia Trails Draft Decision Released

Man mountain bikes down narrow trail through trees

Learn about the draft decision and see highlights, maps and documents from the Magnolia Trails Project.

Forsythe II Project Information

Thick trunks of lodgepole pine

The U.S. Forest Service's Boulder Ranger District is developing a proposed action to restore landscapes in the wildland urban interface near Nederland and Gross Reservoir.