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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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Scab Creek Trailhead

This trailhead offers separate parking areas for backpackers and equestrians, corrals and toilet facilities. It is located adjacent to the Scab Creek campground, which along with the trailhead are administered by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).

Graham Creek Campground

Graham Creek Campground is located near Vallecito Reservoir with 25 sites - 15 reservable sites and 10 non-reservable sites.  Some sites are surrounded by large trees while others are more open offering some sun and some shade. Underbrush separates campsites for privacy.  The hillside sites are about 100 yards from the high-water line. Willows separate campground from lake but paths provide…

Lower Sucker Lake Boat Area

An earthen boat ramp access to the 585 acres of Lower Sucker Lake. Lower Sucker Lake is approximately 3.5 miles south of US Highway 2. Northern pike, walleye, crappie and other panfish are found in this lake.

Indian Flats Cabin

  This cabin is located off Forest Service Road #138 in the Big Belt Mountains.  The present Indian Flats Cabin started its days as the Conway Station on Rock Creek in the Jim Ball Basin. The original Conway Station probably predates the Forest Service. This station was used as a way-station for rangers headquartered at the Checkerboard Ranger Station located above the town of Nelson. The present…

CCC Ponds Interpretive Site

Located at the southern end of Fremont Lake, 5 miles from Pinedale lie the CCC Ponds.  With a large parking lot, a vaulted toilet, dirt and paved trails, benches, picnic tables and plenty of wildlife viewing this is a local favorite. 

Art Loeb Trailhead, Camp Daniel Boone

PISGAH RDFOREST CLOSURE ORDER NO. 08-11-07-21-118for noted locations:Setzer Fish Hatchery and Wildlife Education CenterWildlife Education Center Visitor Parking Lot and the first 0.1 miles of FSR475C; Horse CoveSliding Rock Recreation AreaWolf Ford Horse CampCove Creek Group Camps(Upper&Lower)Looking Glass Falls will apply only to the stairs to the lowerobservation deck and the pool below the falls.Sycamore…

Boulder Glacier Climbing Route

The approach along the Boulder Ridge Trail is difficult because the trail is only maintained about two miles to the wilderness boundary. From that point, the trail is steep, muddy and hard to follow, with a third-class scramble. Once you get there the climb is moderate and less crowded because of the difficult approach. Climbers need…

Cataract Creek Campground

This small campground with 5 campsites is located in the Cataract Creek drainage just above Green Mountain Reservoir. There are many trails in the area that access the Eagles Nest Wilderness.

Highway 142 River Access

The Highway 142 access known as "The Narrows" is the last river access for the Eleven Point National Scenic River. This access is 8.7 miles downriver of Riverton. This is a developed site with a single-lane, concrete boat ramp, paved parking and a vault toilet.…

Upper Corner Rock TR 173

This trail offers many loop opportunities. The trail ascends quite steeply in sections with very few switchbacks. At a 0.2 mile intersection, take a right and stay on the Upper Corner Rock Trail. The trail emerges on Laurel Gap Trail. The Little Andy Trail is about 100 feet to the right of this intersection. Total Length: 1 mile Total Elevation Change: 650 feet Degree of Difficulty: Moderate Beginning Point: NFSR 74…

Boardman Lake

This easily accessible mid-elevation lake is nestled in a very picturesque alpine setting. The short easy trail hike into the lake (through an old-growth forest stand) allows for packing in a small inflatable raft. This is probably the best way to fish this lake. Due to the easy access and closeness to the major metro areas located…

Gold Park Campground

**Bear activity has been increasing.  For this reason a food storage order is in effect at all developed campgrounds on the Eagle/Holy Cross Ranger District, and the Piney Guard Station, Tigiwon Lodge, Mount of the Holy Cross Overlook, Homestake Road FSR 703, and Nolan Creek Road. This order requires all food and refuse to be stored in hard-sided vehicles, approved bear-resistant…

Carlton Flat Campground

Carlton Flat Campground is located on the North Yuba River along Hwy 49. There are 17 campsites with vault toilets and piped water. There is access to the North Yuba Trail. Camground is surrounded by pine and oak trees. 

Cullasaja Gorge

Cullasaja Gorge is located along 64 between Franklin and Highlands, NC. The gorge is 7.5 miles of the Mountain Scenic By-way. This narrow, winding road parallels the Cullasaja River and offers spectacular views of the mountains and the river which boasts several waterfalls and many fishing opportunities. Walk or drive (weather pending) under the "veil" of water falling 120 feet at Bridal Veil Falls, just 1…

Silver Bar Campground

Silver Bar Campground is located approximately five miles southwest of Aspen, Colorado, on the banks of Maroon Creek. The campground is adjacent to the Maroon Bells Welcome Station. This small, primitive, campground features four tent-only, walk-in sites with centralized vault toilets only a few yards away from each campsite. The…

Skillman Campground

Skillman Campground is open to all users including equestrian, mountain bikers and OHV. It is located along Hwy 20. Some camp sites have corrals, hitching posts, and horse troughs. Immediately adjacent to the campground is the Pioneer Trail used by hikers, mountain bikers and equestrians. The Burlington OHV trail system is close by. Skillman Campground is available for both RV and tent camping (however, there…

No Name Road #705

This dirt road starts at Hwy 24 and ends at Hwy 24 again further to the south: This road is flat for the first 1/2 mile before steadily climbing switchbacks through forest for another 2 miles or so before reaching a ridge with outstanding views of the Homestake Valley and Camp Hale. It then climbs quickly into the forest and continues winding south for a total of 20 miles over the Continental Divide and ending up…

China Wall Staging Area - (530)-478-6254 x228

During the winter months, the American River OHV system may be closed after periods of heavy rain when soil moisture levels would likely result in trail damage if riding were to occur. For the most up to date information, please call (530)-478-6254 x228 Closure notice: Loop 6, of the Foresthill OHV system, is closed at the “lower bridge”, due to major bridge damage by a large tree that fell this spring.…

Grandfather Ranger District

The lands that make up the Grandfather Ranger District are those public lands that run from the McDowell/Buncombe county line on Black Mountain just east of Asheville over to US 321 between Lenoir and Blowing Rock. The Blue Ridge Parkway forms the northern boundary of the district. The Grandfather Ranger District began under the Weeks Act with the purchase of an 8,100acre tract in 1912. Now, the district covers over…

Ocean Beach Day Use

This small day use area - located between Florence,OR and Waldport, OR - is great for picnicking or relaxing after a long drive on Highway 101. It also provides nice access to the beach. A short, paved walkway from the parking lot to a set of concrete stairs, leads to the beach. 

Bailey Creek Trailhead

The Bailey Creek trail is 9 miles long (one-way), and travels across the watershed divide to scenic Bailey Lake then continues down to the Snake River. Its source to the Snake River is designated as a national Wild and Scenic River. The trailhead for the Bailey Creek trail offers several areas for dispersed camping as well as plenty of parking. Alternatively, access by fording or boating the Snake River from the…

Mason Dam Boat Launch

The Mason Dam Boat Launch is located on the east end of Phillips Lake off the Elkhorn Drive Scenic Byway (also known as Highway 7). Surrounded by an open ponderosa pine forest, the site is popular in the summer for fishing and boating, and in the winter for ice fishing. The boat launch parking area is also used as the eastern trailhead for the…

 

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