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Your national forests and grasslands are 193 million acres of vast, scenic beauty waiting for you to discover. Visitors who choose to recreate on these public lands find more than 150,000 miles of trails, 10,000 developed recreation sites, 57,000 miles of streams, 122 alpine ski areas, 338,000 heritage sites, and specially designated sites that include 9,100 miles of byways, 22 recreation areas, 11 scenic areas, 439 wilderness areas, 122 wild and scenic rivers, nine monuments, and one preserve. And remember, “It’s All Yours.”

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Historic Ranger Station Interpretive Site

The Historic Ranger Station Interpretive Site can be accessed from the Blackrock Ranger Station. This office was built by the first District Ranger Rosie Rosecrans in 1906. It can be visited during the office hours of 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. and it contains many items from different periods of early Forest Service History.

Ramparts Loop (166)

The Ramparts Loop trail is 4.9 miles long. It begins at Forest Road 328c - S. Rampart Rd.s. and ends at Forest Road 328c - S. Rampart Rd.n. The trail is open for the following uses: Motorcycle Trail Riding

Helen Lake Trailhead

This trailhead provides access to: Helen Lake Trail #3577 See Trail page for more information.

Bergland Ranger District

The Bergland Ranger District is managed by the Ontonagon Ranger District.  Currently the Old Ranger Quarters houses the Bergland/Matchwood Historical Society and the Administrative Offices is home to the Bergland Cultural & Heritage Center.  The Bergland Cultural & Heritage Center provides information about the Ottawa National Forest and surrounding attractions during the summer months.  This…

McGowan Cross-Country Ski Area

The McGowan Lake Cross-Country Ski Area has been in existence since 1982 and offers 10 miles of trails, 5 miles of which are periodically groomed.  Access is on Highway 89, 2 miles north of Highway 36 and near the southern entrance to Lassen Volcanic National Park.  Literally in the shadow of Lassen Peak, McGowan area trails wander through mixed conifer forest and are popular with beginning to…

Aspen Campground

Aspen Campground is four miles north of Jefferson off County Road 35 and County Road 37. It is an excellent place for campers looking to relax, hike, fish and enjoy the sounds of nature. The campground sits near Jefferson Creek, a few miles downriver of Jefferson Lake. The lake is one of the highest elevation lakes around, capping 10,685 feet elevation and bordered by steep 12,000 foot peaks. Visit…

Bald Mountain Lookout

Bald Mountain Lookout is a manned lookout tower in the Domeland Wilderness on the Sequoia National Forest.

Leadville Ranger District

The Leadville Ranger District is home to the Sawatch Range, the highest mountain range in Colorado. These rugged, glaciated mountains form the crest of the Continental Divide. Mount Elbert, at 14,443 feet, is Colorado's highest peak and one of ten "fourteeners" located on the district. Leadville was …

West Dolores Campground

West Dolores Campground, located approximately a mile north of Mavreeso Campground, has 18 campsites on 10 acres near the river. Most campsites are shady and level. There are 10 reservable campsites, 7 campsites with electrical hookups and several that are suitable for large RVs. A site near the restroom is designated for wheelchair access and has electricity. Services include potable water…

Echo Trailhead

This trailhead provides access to Echo Trail #3309 O'Leary Mountain Trail #3321 Castle Rock Trail #3506 See Trail page for more information.

Fox Creek #249

The Fox Creek Trail #249 begins at the forest boundary on Forest Service Road 858 near the Big Cimarron Campground and ends at an intersection with the Lou Creek Trail #222, however, at this time it is split into two separate sections. The trail follows the Fish Creek Reservoir Trail #224 for the first approximately 0.5 miles, stay to the left to continue on the Fox Creek Trail. The trail climbs steeply before…

Grand Island North Lighthouse

New! Take a self-guided tour of our Lighthouses via the Hiawatha's OnCell App! Learn more here. Situated atop a 175 foot cliff on Grand Island's north end, this lighthouse has been identified as the highest lighthouse above sea level in the United States.  Originally built of wood in 1856, this remote lighthouse was a key…

St. Charles Campground

St. Charles Campground is located in pretty St. Charles Canyon, adjacent to St. Charles Creek approximately three miles from Highway 89 and eight miles west of Bear Lake State Park and North Beach. Stands of aspens provide partial shade, and lodgepole pines, willows, dogwoods, Engelmann spruces, and wild roses dot the landscape. St. Charles Creek has good cutthroat trout fishing, and beautiful Bear Lake is nearby,…

Sawyer Rock Picnic Site

A small picnic area that has picnic tables and a vault toilet available.

Monitor Rock

Monitor Rock is a popular rock climbing area located on the north side of State Hwy 82, approximately four miles west of the town of Twin Lakes, CO. Monitor Rock climbing information.

Glen Ellis Scenic Area

This historic site constructed by the Civilian Conservation Corps, offers a short hike to a dramatic 66 foot waterfall, picnicking opportunities, and is the starting point for those hiking the Glen Boulder or Wildcat trails.

Stealey Mountain Spur #219.1B

The Stealey Mountain Spur Trail #218.1B begins at its intersection with the Stealey Mountain Trail #219 and dead ends after approximately 1.3 miles. This spur trail switchbacks its way uphill ending at about 9,680 feet. It provides views of Chimney Rock at 11,781 feet, Courthouse Mountain at 12,152 feet and Stealey Mountain at 10,248 feet. This is a very popular access and camping spot during big game hunting…

Skyline Trailhead

Provides eastern access to SkylineTrail #385 which enters Strawberry Mountain Wilderness. The trailhead does have parking for horse trailers.  The Skyline Trail is a great starting point for those wishing to day hike or backpack into the Strawberry…

Reservoir Creek Campground

2 primitive sites with picnic tables and fire rings. Campground has a vault toilet but no garbage services or drinking water. Trailhead for trail #192 from the campground through the steep terrain of the Bitterroot Range. Please pack out your trash.

Boating Site: Mosquito Lakes

Mosquito Lake is a beautiful subalpine lake with good fishing in season. It is an ideal lake for canoeing  It has a paved parking area that holds 4 vehicles and a primitive boat ramp.

Cascade Campground

The Chalk Creek Canyon is one of the valley's most popular areas. Camping and campfires are restricted in the Chalk Creek Canyon to developed campgrounds only. Campers who are unable to find a campsite in one of the four developed campground may camp above the townsite of St. Elmo on County Road 267 or near the Hancock townsite located 5 miles south on Forest Road 295. Additional camping is available in the Browns…

Campton Campground

Campton Campground is one of the first National Forest campgrounds visitors encounter when driving north on Interstate 93. Only a short distance east of exit 28, this location has 58 sites scattered amongst ancient white pine trees.

Lake Conasauga

This beautiful 19-acre spring-fed lake resting near Grassy Mountain is the highest lake in Georgia. Families will enjoy camping in this quiet, rustic setting which offers cool summertime temperatures.  Whether hiking to the Songbird Management area or to Grassy Mountain tower, fishing, or swimming, you will revel in this area rich in plants, birds and wildlife. Note:  cell service is limited due to…

Hungry Gulch #665

The Hungry Gulch Trail #665 is relatively flat and easily traversed; there are desirable sites for dispersed camping from mile 1.5 to mile 3.5, where trail travels through mature ponderosa pine occasionally mixed with aspen and sage. The trail drops off a small ridge and enters a pure Ponderosa Pine stand before entering and open meadow.  It travels through Ponderosa, aspen and sage and intersects with the Gill…