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The Heritage Program

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About the Heritage Program

Learn about what our Forest archaeologists do to protect, interpret and share our Forest’s heritage resources.




History and Prehistory

From hacking railroad ties to game drives, explore the history and prehistory of the Arapaho & Roosevelt National Forests and Pawnee National Grassland.



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Volunteer Opportunties

Interested in getting involved with the Forest’s Heritage program?