Recreation

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Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests and Pawnee National Grassland offers a diversity of outdoor opportunities and special places to explore. These lands are yours to visit, to care for and enjoy! So, what are you waiting for? Pack up your family and friends and head for adventure in Colorado’s great outdoors where recreation opportunities abound.

View our Campground-at-a Glance table for a quick view of available campgrounds.

Download our Visitor Guide (.pdf)  to find out more about recreation opportunities, safety, and unique places to visit. View a video overview of various recreation activities available.

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Recreation Conditions Report

 Area Name Status Area Conditions
Arrowhead Lodge Visitor Center Closed to Visitor Closed for the 2021 season.
Ballard Road (#129, #129A,B) Closed to Visitor Closed due to the Cameron Peak Fire
Beaver Creek Trail (#942) Closed to Visitor Closed due to Cameron Peak Fire.
Big South Trail (#944) Closed to Visitor Closed due to Cameron Peak Fire.
Bill Miller Trail (#53) Closed to Visitor Closed due to the East Troublesome Fire.
Bill Miller Trailhead Closed to Visitor Closed due to the East Troublesome Fire.
Black Hollow Road (#142, #142A-G) Closed to Visitor Closed due to Cameron Peak Fire.
Blue Lake Trail (#959) Closed to Visitor Closed due to Cameron Peak Fire.
Blue Ridge Trail (#20) Closed to Visitor Closed due to the East Troublesome Fire.
Bottle Pass Trail (#16) Closed to Visitor Closed due to the Williams Fork Fire.
Bowen Gulch Trail (#119) Closed to Visitor Closed due to the East Troublesome Fire.
Brackenbury Trail (#935) Closed to Visitor Closed due to Cameron Peak Fire.
Browns Lake Trail (#941) Closed to Visitor Closed due to Cameron Peak Fire.
Buffalo Creek Trail (#51) Closed to Visitor Closed due to the East Troublesome Fire.
Byers Peak Trail (#12) Closed to Visitor Closed due to the Williams Fork Fire.
Byers Peak Wilderness Closed to Visitor Closed due to the Williams Fork Fire.
CLRD Dispersed camping    Many areas used for dispersed camping have been closed due to the Cameron Peak Fire.
Camp Lake Trail (#960) Closed to Visitor Closed due to Cameron Peak Fire.
Cheyenne Ridge Road (#139A,B,D) Closed to Visitor Closed due to Cameron Peak Fire
Comanche Lake Trail (#990) Closed to Visitor Closed due to the Cameron Peak Fire.
Corral Creek Trail (#989) Closed to Visitor Closed due to Cameron Peak Fire.
Crystal Mountain Road (#344) Closed to Visitor Closed due to the Cameron Peak Fire
Darling Creek Trailhead Closed to Visitor Closed due to the Williams Fork Fire.
Deadman Lookout Closed to Visitor Closed for the 2021 season
Donner Pass Trail (#926) Closed to Visitor Closed due to the Cameron Peak Fire
Dunraven Trailhead    Bulwart Ridge Trail is closed due to the Cameron Peak Fire.
Fish Creek Trail (#993) Closed to Visitor Closed due to Cameron Peak Fire.
Flowers Trail (#939) Closed to Visitor Closed due to Cameron Peak Fire.
Green Ridge/Lost Lake Trail Closed to Visitor Closed due to the Cameron Peak Fire.
Greenridge Road (#177, #319) Closed to Visitor Closed due to Cameron Peak Fire
Greer Road (#154, #154A-C) Closed to Visitor Closed due to Cameron Peak Fire
Horseshoe Lake Trail (#23) Closed to Visitor Closed due to the Williams Fork Fire.
Hourglass Trail (#984) Closed to Visitor Closed due to the Cameron Peak Fire.
Idleglen Trailhead Closed to Visitor Partial trail system open for winter use. This is a Burned Area. Stay on designated trails. Trees can fall without warning.
Jacks Gulch Campground Closed to Visitor Heavily damaged by the Cameron Peak Fire and will remained closed throughout 2021
Jacks Gulch Equestrian Closed to Visitor Heavily damaged by the Cameron Peak Fire and will remain closed throughout 2021
Jacks Gulch Group Campground Closed to Visitor Heavily damaged by the Cameron Peak Fire and will remain closed throughout 2021
Jacks Gulch Trailhead Closed to Visitor Closed due to Cameron Peak Fire.
Kelly Flats Road (#168) Closed to Visitor Damaged during spring runoff.
Keyser Ridge Trail (#19) Closed to Visitor Closed due to the Williams Fork Fire.
Keyser Ridge Trailhead Closed to Visitor Closed due to the Williams Fork Fire.
Killpecker Trail (#956) Closed to Visitor Closed due to Cameron Peak Fire.
Kinney Creek Trailhead Closed to Visitor Closed due to the Williams Fork Fire.
Lake Evelyn Trailhead Closed to Visitor Closed due to the Williams Fork Fire.
Laramie River Road Open to Visitor Forest closed due to the Cameron Peak Fire
Little Beaver Creek Trail (#948) Closed to Visitor Closed due to Cameron Peak Fire.
Lookout Mountain Trail (#934) Closed to Visitor Closed due to the Cameron Peak Fire
Lost Lake Trail (#30.1 & #30.2) Closed to Visitor Closed due to the East Troublesome Fire.
Lost Lake Trailhead Closed to Visitor Closed due to the East Troublesome Fire.
Miller Fork Trail (#997) Closed to Visitor Closed due to Cameron Peak Fire.
Moody Hill Road (#513) Closed to Visitor Closed due to the Cameeron Peak Fire
North Lone Pine Trail (#953) Closed to Visitor Closed due to Cameron Peak Fire.
Osprey Viewing Site   
Rawah Wilderness: Arapaho & Roosevelt    Closed from West Branch Trailhead south, due to Cameron Peak Fire.
Roaring Creek Road (#173) Closed to Visitor Closed due to Cameron Peak Fire.
Roaring Creek Trail (#952) Closed to Visitor Closed due to Cameron Peak Fire.
Salt Cabin Park Road (#259) Closed to Visitor Closed due to Cameron Peak Fire
Sevenmile Road (#225) Closed to Visitor Closed due to Cameron Peak Fire
Signal Mountain (Bulwark Ridge) Trailhead Closed to Visitor Closed due to Cameron Peak Fire.
Signal Mountain Trail (#928-2) Closed to Visitor Closed due to Cameron Peak Fire.
South Fork Trail (#21) Closed to Visitor Closed due to the Williams Fork Fire.
South Fork Trailhead Closed to Visitor Closed due to the Williams Fork Fire.
Squaw Mountain Fire Lookout Closed to Visitor Squaw Mountain Fire Lookout is closed through December 31st, 2021.
Storm Mountain Road (#153) Closed to Visitor Closed due to the Cameron Peak Fire
Stub Creek Recreation Cabin & Visitor Office Closed to Visitor Closed for the 2021 season
Swamp Creek Cutoff (#970) Closed to Visitor Closed due to Cameron Peak Fire.
Swamp Creek Road (#171, #171A-L) Closed to Visitor Closed due to Cameron Peak Fire.
Tom Bennett Campground Closed to Visitor Closed until further notice.
Trail Creek Trailhead Closed to Visitor Closed due to the East Troublesome Fire.
Trap Park Trail (#995)   
Vasquez Peak Wilderness Closed to Visitor Portion of the Wilderness Area is closed due to the Williams Fork Fire.
Williams Fork Trailhead Closed to Visitor Closed due to the Williams Fork Fire.
Wolverine Bypass Trail (#30) Closed to Visitor Closed due to the East Troublesome Fire.
Wolverine Trail (#129) Closed to Visitor Closed due to the East Troublesome Fire.
Zimmerman Trail (#940) Closed to Visitor Closed due to the Cameeron Peak Fire


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