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. Headquarters are located in  Fort Collins, Colo., with district offices in Boulder, Fort Collins, Idaho Springs, Granby and Ault, Colo.

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Target Shooting Video Series Now Available

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The 5-video series provides tips for safe and respectful target shooting on public lands

 A new video series entitled “Safety & Respect” has been created by the Northern Front Range Recreational Sport Shooting Management Partnership, or Sport Shooting Partnership. The five-video series was created to help new and experienced target shooting participants have a safe and successful experience on public lands. Each video in the series highlights an important aspect of the target shooting from choosing a safe location to cleaning up afterward.

Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests Recreational Sport Shooting Project

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Learn more about the proposed Forest Plan Management Direction for recreational sport shooting activities on National Forest System lands in Boulder, Clear Creek, Gilpin, Grand, Jefferson, Larimer and Park counties. Alternative maps are now available at www.sportshootingpartners.org/forest-service-recreational-sport-shooting-management-project/.

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BLOG: That time I skied with a Ranger at Loveland Ski Area

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U.S. Forest Service Intern Brooke Ellis took a tour with volunteer rangers at Loveland Ski Area and describes her experience.


Magnolia Trails Project

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Learn about the decision and see highlights, maps and documents from the Magnolia Trails Project. Continue to follow this page for updates during implementatio...

Forsythe II Project Information

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The U.S. Forest Service's Boulder Ranger District is developing a proposed action to restore landscapes in the wildland urban interface near Nederland and Gross Reservoir.

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