Recreation


A dirt trail winds through a forest of aspen trees and green grass with columbines blooming.

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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! 

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Recreation Conditions Report

Area Name Status Area Conditions
Ballard Road (#129, #129A,B) Closed Open to foot traffic only.
Bill Creek Trail (#28) Closed Closed due to the East Troublesome Fire.
Bill Miller Trail (#53) Closed Closed due to the East Troublesome Fire.
Bill Miller Trailhead Closed Closed due to the East Troublesome Fire.
Black Hollow Road (#142, #142A-G) Closed Closed due to Cameron Peak Fire.
Blue Ridge Trail (#20) Not Cleared This trail was impacted by the East Troublesome fire, the trail is open but has not yet been cleared of trees or debris.
Bottle Pass Trail (#16) Not Cleared
Bowen Gulch Trail (#119) None Only accessible from Rocky Mountain National Park. Other access closed due to the East Troublesome Fire.
Buffalo Creek Trail (#51) Closed Closed due to the East Troublesome Fire.
Byers Peak Trail (#12) Not Cleared
CLRD Dispersed camping None Many areas used for dispersed camping have been closed due to the Cameron Peak Fire. Know Before You Go to see current updates and conditions.
Cheyenne Ridge Road (#139A,B,D) Closed Closed due to Cameron Peak Fire
Crystal Mountain Road (#344) None TRAVEL AT YOUR OWN RISK
Denver Creek Campground Closed Closed due to fire damage.
Devil's Nose Shooting Range Closed Construction beginning summer 2022. The area is closed for safety.
Green Ridge/Lost Lake Trail Unreachable Closed due to Cameron Peak Fire.
Greenridge Road (#177, #319) Closed 177 Closed due to Cameron Peak Fire. 139 is open.
Greer Road (#154, #154A-C) Closed Open to foot traffic only.
Horseshoe Lake Trail (#23) Closed Closed due to the Williams Fork Fire.
Jacks Gulch Campground Closed Heavily damaged by the Cameron Peak Fire and will remained closed until rebuilt.
Jacks Gulch Equestrian Closed Heavily damaged by the Cameron Peak Fire and will remain closed until rebuilt.
Keyser Ridge Trailhead Closed Closed due to the Williams Fork Fire.
Kinney Creek Trailhead Closed Closed due to the Williams Fork Fire.
Lost Lake Trail (#30.1 & #30.2) Not Cleared This trail was impacted by the East Troublesome fire, the trail is open but has not yet been cleared of trees or debris.
Moody Hill Road (#513) Closed Open to foot traffic only.
Roaring Creek Road (#173) Open Closed due to Cameron Peak Fire.
Roaring Creek Trail (#952) Closed Closed due to Cameron Peak Fire.
Sand Creek Road (#336) Temporarily Closed Cameron Peak Mulching Project
Sevenmile Road (#225) Closed Open to foot traffic only.
Storm Mountain Road (#153) Closed Restricted access due to the Cameron Peak Fire.
Swamp Creek Road (#171, #171A-L) Closed Open to foot traffic only.
Trail Creek Trailhead Closed Closed due to the East Troublesome Fire.
Wolverine Bypass Trail (#30) Not Cleared This trail was impacted by the East Troublesome fire, the trail is open but has not yet been cleared of trees or debris.
Wolverine Trail (#129) Closed Closed due to the East Troublesome Fire.

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