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Know Before You Go

Remember, conditions can change rapidly, especially in backcountry areas. Always check weather reports before your trip. Review helpful information to help plan your trip at Pike & San Isabel National Forests, Cimarron & Comanche National Grasslands.


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  • NFSR 390 Construction updates

Public Notices

2020-18 Devil's Head Recreation Area Closure Order

A temporary closure order has been implemented for the heavy-use Devil’s Head recreation site on the South Platte Ranger District. The closure area includes the Devil’s Head trailhead, campground, picnic area, fire lookout tower, several Forest Service roads and the Zinn trail (NFST615). The order will remain in effect until December 1, 2020 or until rescinded, whichever comes first.

Opportunity to Comment - Non-Motorized Trail Enhancement and Improvement

The South Park Ranger District is seeking grant funding to enhance and improve its current non-motorized system trails. These may include trails such as the Gold Dust and Sheep Creek trails, among others.

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