Welcome to the Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests! 

Twin Falls-Yankee Boy Basin

Twin Falls-Yankee Boy Basin area-Photo Credit: Bob Wick

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The Forest Service is continuing our mission critical operations during the COVID-19 pandemic. Health and safety of Forest Service employees and the people we serve is our number one priority. We will consider the guidelines of the CDC as well as state and local health authorities in all of our decisions about how to best provide public services and public lands access during the pandemic.

Contact Us

  • Forest Supervisor’s Office – Delta – (970) 874-6600 – by appointment only 
  • Grand Valley Ranger District – Grand Junction – (970) 242-8211 – office open 
  • Ouray Ranger District – Montrose – (970) 240-5300 – office open 
  • Gunnison Ranger District – Gunnison – (970) 641-0471 – offering walk up window service
  • Norwood Ranger District – Norwood – (970) 327-4261 – offering walk up window service
  • Paonia Ranger District – Paonia – (970) 527-4131 – offering walk up window service
  • Email Us

To protect the health and safety of our employees and customers some Forest offices are temporarily CLOSED to walk-in service. Continuing our service to you during this time is very important.

Know Before You Go:


Recent News


Every Kid Outdoors

Graphic: Front of a Forest Pass

Every Kid Outdoors annual pass gives all 4th graders and their families the opportunity to experience their public lands and waters for free!


Crested Butte Camping Changes

Crested Butte Camping Changes Fact Sheet

GMUG Continues Implementation of Crested Butte Camping Management

Wilder-Highlands Mountain Pine Beetle Response Project

View of Wilder-Highlands area

The Wilder-Highlands Mountain Pine Beetle (MBP) Response Project is an urgent, holistic forest management project on National Forest System and private lands in the Colorado Rockies.