The Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests and Pawnee National Grassland (ARP) 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, Colo., with district offices in Boulder, Fort Collins, Idaho Springs, Granby and Ault, Colo.

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Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests Recreational Sport Shooting Management

The Arapaho and Roosevelt Nationa Forests released its draft decsion on the Recreational Sporting Shooting Management Partnership on the project's webpage.

Fire Restrictions - #KnowBeforeYouGo

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Before you head to the Forest and Grassland it is always good to check the latest Fire Restrictions.  The Forest works closely with counties, monitors conditions as they change and continually evaluates the need for fire restrictions addtional fire restrictions.   Currently Stage 1 Fire Restrictions are in place on National Forest lands in all of the Sulphur, Boulder and Clear Creek Ranger Districts and portions of the Canyon Lakes Ranger District  (Boulder, Clear Creek, Grand, Gilpin and Jefferson counties).  See the specifc orders for what types of activites are restricted, and where different types of restrictions are in place 


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Fireworks are illegal on National Forest System lands

Poster Fire works are illegal on public lands

Fireworks are never allowed on National Forests. #SafetyFirst

Magnolia Trails Project

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Learn about the decision and see highlights, maps and documents from the Magnolia Trails Project. Continue to follow this page for updates during implementatio...


Forsythe II Project Information

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The U.S. Forest Service's Boulder Ranger District is developing a proposed action to restore landscapes in the wildland urban interface near Nederland and Gross Reservoir.