A Notice to All Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests Visitors

Contact(s): Kim Phillips, Dylan Peters


Delta, Colorado, March 17, 2020 – The Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison (GMUG) National Forests is committed to continuing our service to you while doing our part to address the COVID-19 pandemic. To better assist the public, we are asking all visitors to self-assess using the following USDA provided questions:

  • Have you, someone living in your household, someone with you, someone you have been in close or frequent contact with, or someone you are caring for been diagnosed with COVID-19(Coronavirus) or had any contact with a confirmed case of COVID-19?
  • In the last 14 days, have you, someone living in your household, or someone with you have been in close or frequent contact with, or someone you are caring for returned from, or made a travel connection through a CDC Level 2 or Level 3 country or State Department Level 3 or Level 4 country, for example, China, Korea, Japan, the European Union, Iran?
  • Do you currently have, or have you had within the last 24 hours, any cold or flu symptoms, including a fever greater than 100.4, shortness of breath, body aches and coughing?

If the answer to all of these questions is ‘no’ please call the most appropriate number below for assistance in obtaining entrance to one of the GMUG’s office. This may include setting up an appointment to enhance social distancing and minimize the number of visitors in our office at one time.

  • Forest Supervisor’s Office – Delta – (970) 874-6600
  • Grand Valley Ranger District – Grand Junction – (970) 242-8211
  • Ouray Ranger District – Montrose – (970) 240-5300
  • Gunnison Ranger District – Gunnison – (970) 641-0471
  • Norwood Ranger District – Norwood – (970) 327-4261
  • Paonia Ranger District – Paonia – (970) 527-4131

If any of the answers to the questions is ‘yes’ we ask that you still please call the appropriate number above so we may see how we may assist your need through other means besides face-to-face.

The GMUG appreciates your patience and understanding as we all work together to minimize the impacts and spread of the COVID-19





https://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/gmug/news-events/?cid=FSEPRD712213