Weminuche Wilderness - Required Registration Project

The San Juan and Rio Grande National Forests invite your participation and feedback regarding implementation of a required registration program for the entire Weminuche Wilderness in 2014.  This project will not restrict use or require fees.

Your feedback is critical to the success of this project! Please use the links to the right to access information specific to the Weminuche Wilderness required registration project. The last section of this page has links to other wilderness areas that already have similar management requirements in place.

Chicago Basin



You may submit your project suggestions by email to:


or by regular mail to:

San Juan National Forest
15 Burnett Court
Durango, CO 81301
Attn: Brian White

Please provide suggestions by August 31, 2013

Examples of constructive feedback:

How to handle frequent users

Education techniques/methods

How to display registration form/tag

Compliance and enforcement strategies

External parteners/funding sources

Registration form format

Registration methods

Group registration and tag display

    -online, mail, in person, etc.


Outreach List sign-up:

Please let us know that you want to be kept informed about this project by providing your email to-  weminuche@fs.fed.us

Examples of other Wilderness Areas with Required Registration systems in place:

Forest Service –

Maroon Bells – Snowmass
http://www.wilderness.net/NWPS/wildView?WID=344&tab=Area Management#regs

Mount Massive
http://www.wilderness.net/NWPS/wildView?WID=377&tab=Area Management#regs

Cloud Peak
http://www.wilderness.net/NWPS/wildView?WID=129&tab=Area Management#regs

Black Elk
http://www.wilderness.net/NWPS/wildView?WID=55&tab=Area Management#regs

Emigrant, Carson-Iceberg or Mokulumne Wilderness areas


For additional information on federal wilderness policies, management, and all federally designated wilderness areas go to:

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