Summer Recreation Opportunities: Regional Overview

 
 
Pactola Campground, Mystic Ranger District, Black Hills National Forest, South Dakota - Click on this photo to view a larger version and view the campground information pageThe Rocky Mountain Region manages 17 national forests and seven national grasslands throughout Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska, along with most of South Dakota and Wyoming. The Rocky Mountain Region offers many different types of world-class recreational opportunities year-round, but many people claim that the summer ones are the BEST!
 
Bighorn National Forest Visitor Map [Northern Portion 2010], WY - Click on this image to view a larger version and view a zoomable version of the mapA National Forest (NF) or National Grassland (NG) Visitor Map is useful in showing the location of developed campgrounds, main roads, forest roads, trails, wilderness areas, scenic areas, private land, Forest Supervisor and Ranger District offices and other features. If you would like to view a Rocky Mountain Region's National Forest or National Grassland Visitor Map, please check out the Maps & Publication webpage. To order a Rocky Mountain Region's National Forest or National Grassland Visitor Map, please contact the National Forest Store.
 
The main types of summer recreation opportunities in the Rocky Mountain Region's national forests and grasslands are listed below. Click on one of the recreation activities and you will be taken to that activity's webpage for more information:
 
Camping icon - Brown square with white tent. Click to view a link to the Regional Camping Overview webpage.
Camping - To find information regarding all the different types of camping opportunities within the Rocky Mountain Region, check out our Camping Overview webpage!
   
Fishing icon - Brown square with white figure fishing from dock. Click to view a link to the Regional Fishing Overview webpage.
Fishing - To find information regarding all the different types of fishing opportunities within the Rocky Mountain Region, check out our Fishing Overview webpage!
   
Hiking icon - Brown square with white hiker. Click to view a link to the Regional Hiking Overview webpage.
Hiking - To find information regarding all the different types of hiking opportunities within the Rocky Mountain Region, check out our Hiking Overview webpage!
   
Horse Riding icon - Brown square with white rider on horse and white tent in background. Click to view a link to the Regional Horse Riding/Camping Overview webpage.
Horse Riding/Camping - To find information regarding all the different types of horse riding/camping opportunities within the Rocky Mountain Region, check out our Horse Riding/Camping Overview webpage!
   
Mountain Biking icon - Brown square with white bike rider. Click to view a link to the Regional Mountain Biking/Road Cycling Overview webpage.
Mountain Biking/Road Cycling - To find information regarding all the different types of mountain biking and road cycling opportunities within the Rocky Mountain Region, check out our Mountain Biking/Road Cycling Overview webpage!
   
Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) Riding/Camping icon - Brown square with white jeep and tent. Click to view a link to the Regional OHV Riding/Camping Overview webpage.
Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) Riding/Camping - To find information regarding all the different types of OHV Riding/Camping opportunities within the Rocky Mountain Region, check out our OHV Riding/Camping Overview webpage!
   
Kayaking icon - Brown square with white kayaker. Click to view a link to the Regional Water Activities Overview webpage.
Water Activities - To find information regarding all the different types of Water Activities available within the Rocky Mountain Region, check out our Water Activities Overview webpage!
 
Have a Safe and Fun Summer!