Forest Roads Status

Forest service vehicle on a snowy roadThe U.S. Forest Service closes roads seasonally for many reasons. Some roads are closed to protect wildlife at critical times of the year, others are closed because they are not passable due to snow, snow drifts and ice or to protect the road bed.

Review Forest Road Status by Ranger District area:

Boulder - Boulder, CO area

Canyon Lakes - Fort Collins, CO area

Clear Creek - Idaho Springs, CO area

Sulphur - Winter Park, CO area

Pawnee National Grassland - Greeley, CO area


Motor Vehicle Use Maps

Graphic: Motor Vehicle Use Map thumbnail.Motor Vehicle Use Maps will help you ensure that you are on a road authorized for public use while on the forest and grassland. The map is free, district specific and available both electronically or at all of our district offices.


Many roads were damage by the September 2013 Floods. For information about damage and our progress visit our Flood Recovery page.

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