White River National Forest: It's all yours to explore, discover & enjoy.

White River National Forest is the most visited national forest in the nation encompassing 2.3 million acres. With 11 ski resorts, eight Wilderness areas, 10 mountain peaks over 14,000 feet and 2,500 miles of trails, this forest is a place where you can press play on adventure and inspiration!

Permit Now Required for overnight stays at Conundrum Hot Springs

A few people in Conundrum HotspringsNEW for 2018! Starting on April 18, 2018 camping permits are required for overnight stays at Conundrum Hot Springs, located in the Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness. Read Frequently Asked Questions about the permit.

Reserve an overnight camping permit for Conundrum Hot Springs at recreation.gov.

 

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Hanging Lake proposed management plan

Review the proposed management plan for Hanging Lake which is distinctive for its beauty & geological composition.

Information for Cavers

Registration is required to access caves that are open. The registration system is designed to prevent the spread of White-Nose Syndrome.


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