Important Information: 

  • Check out what is new in 2021 for visitors and what you should Know Before You Go to your National Forests and Grassland.
  • CLOSURES ARE IN PLACE for Cameron Peak, East Troublesome and Williams Fork Fires.    
  • OFFICES CLOSED TO WALK-IN SERVICE, as we work together to minimize the impacts and spread of the COVID-19.  We are here to serve you virtually. Call or email us Monday-Friday 8am-4:30pm.   Review all COVID-19 updates.


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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.

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Fire Recovery Information

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Five major wildfires burned over 300,000 acres of National Forest System lands on the Arapaho and Roosevetl National Forests in 2020 - Cameron Peak, East Troublesome, Williams Fork, Lefthand Canyon and Calwood. Find fire recovery information here.

Boulder Ranger District Defensible Space Permits

Boulder Ranger District Defensible Space permit applications are available now through April 30. Private landowners in Boulder and northern Gilpin counties looking to reduce hazardous fuels on National Forest lands around their home are encouraged to learn more information and apply.

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