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 the ARP Visitor Guide for information about recreation opportunities, safety tips, and exciting places to visit! Watch a video overview to take a peek at what the forest has to offer.
Due to the September 2013 flood, the Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests and Pawnee National Grassland officials have closed some roads, trails, and facilities on the Boulder and Canyon Lakes ranger districts. Please use caution in all flood affected areas. Check our Flood Recovery page for closure details and information about the ARP's response to the flood.
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.