Brainard Lake Gateway in winter


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The Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests and Pawnee National Grassland is located in north central Colorado. The forests and grassland encompasses 1.5 million acres and extends north to the Wyoming border, south of Interstate 70 to Mount Evans, west across the Continental Divide to the Williams Fork area and includes short grass prairie east of I-25. Headquarters are located in  Fort Collins, Colorado with district offices in Boulder, Fort Collins, Idaho Springs, Granby and Ault, Colorado.

Recent News


Watch Out for Avalanches!

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Know the avalanche danger in Colorado before traveling into the backcountry. Learn what you should look for and how to prepare for your winter trip. 

Target Shooting on Public Lands

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Find out where to go, review rules & restrictions and watch an engaging video series created to help participants have a safe and successful experience on public lands.


Magnolia Trails Project

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Learn about the decision and see highlights, maps and documents from the Magnolia Trails Project. 

Forsythe II Project

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The Forest Service is working to restore landscapes in the wildland urban interface near Nederland and Gross Reservoir.