The White River National Forest is located in the northwestern center area of Colorado.
Where is this Forest?


Learning Center


Smokey Bear and Woodsy Owl at your service! You can get conservation education assistance at your local Forest Service office. Plus, teacher materials, activities for kids, and interactive websites are available.

Teachers & Interpreters

Contact your local Ranger District for information on curriculum, speakers, and other resources.

Interpretive Programs

On the Eagle-Holy Cross Ranger District these are provided through a partnership with the Walking Mountains Science Center. Naturalists provide interpretive programs on subjects such as mountain mammals, wildflowers, cultural history, and many more. Programs are offered Mondays through Saturdays at multiple locations across the Eagle-Holy Cross Ranger District from June 20th through Labor Day weekend.


A good source of current scientific information for our area can be found at the Rocky Mountain Research Station.

Fiddlin' Foresters

The Rocky Mountain Region hosts a unique interpretive program, the Fiddlin' Foresters. Employees use their resource knowledge and musical talents to present old-time tunes to inspire, educate and entertain