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Summer Recreation Opportunities:
Regional Backpacking Program

 
Backpacking icon - Two white backpacking figures inside a brown squareOvernight backpacking trips can be an exciting way to experience the many backcountry and wilderness areas within our region. Backpacking trips should only be undertaken by those who are accustomed with hiking mountain trails at altitude and are familiar with backpacking techniques. Be sure and practice trail courtesy while in the backcountry.
 
 

Regional Backpacking Information Map

 
Backpackers on Arapaho Pass, Boulder Ranger District, Roosevelt National Forest, located in north-central Colorado. [Photo courtesy Maribeth Pecotte, US Forest Service]The Rocky Mountain Region map below can be used as a starting place to find information regarding backpacking opportunities on US Forest Service lands located throughout our five-state region. When you move the cursor over the state you want to go backpacking in, a filled-in map outline and tool tip will appear. Click on the map outline to view that state's backpacking information map in a new window. Repeat the same process with the state map as with this map and you will be able to select the individual national forest or grassland that you would like backpacking information about.
 
Rocky Mountain Region Backpacking Information MapMap of the Rocky Mountain Region with Wyoming highlighted - Click on the map outline to view the Wyoming Backpacking Information Map in a new window Map of the Rocky Mountain Region with South Dakota highlighted - Click on the map outline to view the South Dakota Backpacking Information Map in a new window Map of the Rocky Mountain Region with Nebraska highlighted - Click on the map outline to view the Nebraska Backpacking Information Map in a new window Map of the Rocky Mountain Region with Kansas highlighted - Click on the map outline to view the Kansas Backpacking Information Map in a new window Map of the Rocky Mountain Region with Colorado highlighted - Click on the map outline to view the Colorado Backpacking Information Map in a new window
 





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