Projects on the Forest Managed by Other Units
Continental Divide National Scenic Trail Addition
Relocate approximately 32 miles of the Continental Divide National Scenic Trail and The Colorado Trail Lujan to LaGarita Wilderness segment off of Forest Service roads. Proposed trail location is at or near the actual divide. Up to 3 trail heads will be constructed along the new section of trail.
Grand Mesa Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forest All Units
Crested Butte Ranger Station Administrative Site Sale
The GMUG NF is proposing to put up the Crested Butte Administrative Site for competitive sale in 2014. The .359 acre property was purchased by warranty deed in 1937. The 125 x 125 foot property consists of five lots within the Town of Crested Butte.
Decommissioning of Hell's Hole
Decommissioning of Hell's Hole a user created ATV route. We would propose to use a small trail dozer to create effective cross drainage, restore eroded gullies, and obscure the route.
Oil and Gas Leasing Revision
Revise 1993 Grand Mesa Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forest Oil and Gas Leasing EIS decision to address changed conditions, revised leasing stipulations, and land availability.
Trout Lake Domestic Water System
Reissue permit for existing domestic water facilities which include: Three 12 inch diameter wooden tanks, 365 feet of buried 2 inch water pipeline and 430 feet of access road.
Wilson Peak Land Exchange
Non-federal Parties propose to convey five separate parcels of non-federal land containing a total of approximately 681 acres to the United States in exchange for four federal properties containing a total of approximately 303 acres of equal value.
Grand Valley Ranger District
North Uncompahgre Trail Development
The Grand Valley Ranger District has received a proposal, including a map of proposed routes, from the Bookcliff Rattlers Motorcycle club to add trail routes on the North End of the Uncompahgre National Forest.
Pine Mountain Fence
Pine Mountain Fence: Proposes to authorize construction of 1.0 miles of range fence for livestock management purposes on the Uncompahgre National Forest.
Pole Hill Re-route on Long Canyon Trail #621
Re-route of 0.3 miles of trail due to steep unsustainable section. A new route will be constructed approximately 0.5 miles with sustainable grades and with adequate drainage the old route will be decommissioned.
Trickel Park Road Improvement Project
Re-condition the surface of Trickel Park Road # 121 from Alexander Lake Lodge to the North Forest Boundary. Includes one mile of new pavement from the intersection with FDR #123 to East Crag Crest Trailhead
Gunnison Ranger District
Proposal is to perform timber stand improvement and prescribed burning to improve range and wildlife habitat and reduce natural fuels.
Issue SUP authorizing snowplowing from Kebler Pass Rd, CR12, to Floresta on Ohio Pass Rd, NFSR 730, approx 3,000'. Plowing to be done on shoulder seasons when Kebler Pass Rd is plowed by the County.
Meridian and Snodgrass Rangeland Analysis
This project will analyze whether to graze or not graze the Snodgrass and Meridian Allotments. If grazing is selected how that grazing will be carried out. The proposed alternative includes placing the Snodgrass Allotment into the Gothic Allotment.
Milk Creek Trail Project
Construction of approx. ½ mile of new trail to relocate trail off of private land and to ford Marshall Creek in order to avoid an unsafe bridge.
Norwood Ranger District
Swamp Canyon Road Permit
Issue Special Use road permit for motorized access on an exiting road and trail in Swamp Canyon
Town of Mountain Village Waterline Extension Project
The Town of Mountain Village has requested the Forest Service amend their existing special use permit for the expansion of the proposed waterline to provide better water flow to the community for domestic and fire protection purposes.
Ouray Ranger District
Canyon Creek Avalanche Control
Issue Special Use Permit for one year to Silver Star Mining Operations LLC for avalanche control along Canyon Creek Road, NFSR 853 up to the Revenue Mine.
FLPMA Road Easements/Permits
Authorize access to private inholdings on the Uncompahgre National Forest. Strole-existing Trail # 149 provides historic access to private land on the Uncompahgre Plateau.
High Mesa Trail
Conversion of FS Administrative Rd. 869 to ATV Trail. Proposed trail would end at intersection of FS Trail 225. Seasonal closure restrictions.
Paonia Ranger District
Paonia District Restoration Project 2014
Restoration of site conditions on 6 closed nonsystem routes including recontouring, ripping, seeding, and water bars or similar; removal of two nonfunctioning culverts on a system trail.
Some of our older projects can be accessed in our Project Archive.