Arapaho Roosevelt and Pawnee

Fire Restrictions in Effect

The Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests and Pawnee National Grassland are currently under fire restrictions. Fire restrictions limit where and what type of fires visitors can have.
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Welcome to Your Forests & Grassland!

The Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests & Pawnee National Grassland. As one of the most visited national forests in the country, there is an adventure waiting for everyone!

Explore Recreation

The Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests and Pawnee National Grassland are located in north central Colorado and encompass 1.5 million acres across five districts. Learn more about the area.

  • Know Before You Go

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    Trip planning resources and considerations before you head out.

  • Maps

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    Motor Vehicle Use Maps, National Forest Visitor Maps, atlases, free downloads, and more.

  • Passes & Permits

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    Some areas require a pass or permit. This includes Mount Blue Sky, the Arapaho National Recreation Area, and Brainard Lake.

  • Destinations

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    Special places, including 10 Wilderness areas, the Cache la Poudre River, Mount Blue Sky, the Arapaho National Recreation Area, and Brainard Lake.

Features

Fire in winter

Walking in snow

Prescribed fire numbers are going up in the Colorado Front Range as forest treatment efforts come together during pile burning season.

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A few roads go a long way

Road washed out

Agency partnerships address post-fire flooding in burn scars

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