Recreation Opportunities
The Carson National Forest offers unlimited recreational opportunities in any season. The magnificent mountain scenery and cool summer temperatures lure vacationers to enjoy the peace and quiet, for fishing, hunting, camping, and hiking. Winter activities include skiing, snowshoeing and snowmobiling.

Wilderness Areas on the Carson National Forest.


Outfitter-Guide Program Analysis
The Carson National Forest is gathering information from interested stakeholders to conduct an Outfitter-Guide Needs Assessment.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Recreation Conditions Report

 Area Name Status Area Conditions
Canjilon Lakes Closed to Visitor The Campground is anticipated to be closed for the remainder of the 2016 season  per Closure Order.  Closure is due to hazardous conditions as many trees continue to fall. Hazardous conditions exists throughout the entire Canjilon Recreation Area. NO PUBLIC ENTRY ALLOWED (no fishing, camping, hiking, or any other activity is allowed).  The Canjilon District Ranger is assessing and analzying the entire recreation area.  Public safety and safety of employees is the number one priority.