District Offices

The San Juan National Forest includes a Headquarters at the San Juan Public Lands Center in Durango and three district offices in Bayfield, Pagosa Springs and Dolores, Colorado.  To learn more about each district, please select their link below.

Columbine Ranger District

Columbine OfficeJames Simino, District Ranger

The Columbine Ranger District manages 691,310 acres of the San Juan National Forest in La Plata and San Juan counties, Colorado. The District stretches from the Piedra River west to the La Plata Mountains and north from the boundary of the Southern Ute Indian Reservation to Red Mountain Pass. It is a backcountry District, with about 323,625 acres of Wilderness, and the largest non-Wilderness roadless area in Colorado – the Hermosa Roadless Area.

 

Dolores Ranger District

Dolores OfficeDerek Padilla, District Ranger

The Dolores Ranger District manages 597,373 acres of the San Juan National Forest in Dolores, Montezuma and San Miguel counties, Colorado. The District stretches west of the La Plata Mountains and north to Lizard Head Pass. Its employees are co-located at the Dolores Public Lands Office with the BLM Tres Rios Field Office.

 

Pagosa Ranger District

Pagosa OfficeKevin Khung, District Ranger

The Pagosa Ranger District manages 585,770 acres of the San Juan National Forest in Archuleta, Mineral, Hinsdale, Conejos and Rio Grande counties, Colorado. The District stretches east of the Piedra River to Wolf Creek Pass, and north from the boundary of the Southern Ute Indian Reservation to the Continental Divide.

 





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