Flood Recovery Information

Due to the September 2013 flood, the Arapaho and Roosevelt NFs and Pawnee NG officials have closed some roads, trails, and facilities on the Boulder and Canyon Lakes ranger districts.  Check our Flood Recovery page for closure details and information about the ARP's  response. Learn more about the National Forests recovery progress one year later.

September Tip of the Month: Viewing Fall Colors

Colors are going fast. Most aspen peaked at the end of September. Many aspen are now bare. Some deciduous trees (creekside cottonwods) still have colorful leaves. Find out more about the best places to view fall colors, photos and more in the September Tip of the Month.

2012 ARP Accomplishment Report

This report provides highlights of our accomplishments in 2012. The 2013 Accomplishment Report should be available late Spring 2014. We hope you enjoy this issue and seeing these accomplishments as you visit the forest and grassland.

Like us on Facebook

The Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests and Pawnee National Grassland are thrilled to announce that we now have a Facebook page in partnership with the National Forest Foundation.  This will be a great way to look for updates about your favorite places to visit the Forest near Fort Collins, Boulder, Nederland, Evergreen, Idaho Springs, Winter Park and Grand Lake. We will also share photos and volunteer opportunities through this site, as well as information about projects and events. Please “like” our page today and help spread the word: https://www.facebook.com/usfsarp.

Plan Your Trip For Safety

In mountain pine beetle forests, Use these 10 steps to plan your trip for safety.  Don't forget to watch out for falling trees.