Pursuant to Title 16 U.S.C. §551, and Title 36 C.F.R. §261.50(a) and (b), the following acts are prohibited on National Forest System lands within the BUFFALO PEAKS WILDERNESS of the Pike and San Isabel National Forests, Leadville, Salida and South Park Ranger Districts, in Lake, Park and Chaffee Counties, Colorado, hereinafter referred to as the Restricted Area. The Restricted Area is depicted on the attached map, hereby incorporated into this order as Exhibit A
This order is necessary to protect physical and biological resources of the Buffalo Peaks Wilderness and to protect the human experience of Wilderness character, solitude, and the untrammeled condition of the landscape.
This order will be in effect from February 14, 2017 through February 13, 2018, or until rescinded. This order rescinds, replaces and supersedes Order 2011-13.