Rocky Mountain Region Recreation Program Fee Accomplishment Reports

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Recreation Fee Area logo - Gold triangle with the Forest Service logo in the middleThe 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 is known for its many different types of world-class recreational opportunities. More and more people are recreating on the region's national forests and grasslands every year. Meeting the increasing needs of these visitors, delivering quality recreation, heritage and wilderness opportunities, and protecting natural resources has become challenging.
 
Trail signage on the Lower Boulder Lake trail in the White River National Forest, located in central ColoradoTo help address this issue, President George W. Bush signed the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act (REA) [Summary or Text version] on December 8, 2004. The Act permits federal land management agencies to continue charging modest fees at campgrounds, rental cabins, high-impact recreation areas and at day-use sites that have certain facilities.
 
Picnickers at the Horsethief Lake Group Picnic Area in the Black Hills National Forest, located in west-central South Dakota along the Wyoming borderThe majority of recreation fees collected stay on each individual national forest and grassland and go right back into operating, maintaining and improving the recreational opportunities visitors use and value the most - campgrounds, developed day use sites, boat ramps, trails, picnic areas, and much more. Funds are also used to provide enhanced services such as interpretive programs, visitor information, and transportation systems. The Rocky Mountain Region National Forest and Grassland Recreation Program Fee Accomplishment Reports are available below for specific details on how your recreation fees were used.

Regional Recreation Program Fee Accomplishment Reports Map

 
Signage at the Portola Point Picnic Area in the Black Hills National Forest, located in west-central South Dakota along the Wyoming borderThe Rocky Mountain Region map below can be used as a starting place to find information regarding how your Recreation Fee dollars have been spent throughout our five-state region. When you move the cursor over a state on the map, a filled-in map outline and tool tip will appear. Once you are on top of the state your forest or grassland is in, click the cursor on the green map outline and a link will open to that state's Recreation Program Fee Accomplishment Reports webpage. Once you are redirected to the state's webpage, repeat the same process with the state map as with this map. You will then be able to select a individual national forest or grassland to view their Recreation Program Fee Accomplishment Reports.
 
 
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Rocky Mountain Region Recreation Program Fee Accomplishment Reports MapMap of the Rocky Mountain Region with Wyoming highlighted - Click on the map outline to view the Wyoming Recreation Program Fee Accomplishment Reports webpage Map of the Rocky Mountain Region with South Dakota highlighted - Click on the map outline to view the South Dakota Recreation Program Fee Accomplishment Reports webpage Map of the Rocky Mountain Region with Nebraska highlighted - Click on the map outline to view the Nebraska Recreation Program Fee Accomplishment Reports webpage Map of the Rocky Mountain Region with Kansas highlighted - Click on the map outline to view the Kansas Recreation Program Fee Accomplishment Reports webpage Map of the Rocky Mountain Region with Colorado highlighted - Click on the map outline to view the Colorado Recreation Program Fee Accomplishment Reports webpage