National Forests and Grasslands in Colorado

Lake San Cristobal, Gunnison National Forest
Lake San Cristobal, Gunnison National Forest
US Forest Service Properties in Colorado

1,813,000
acres
Mt. Goliath Natural Area, Mt. Evans, Comanche Peak, Cache la Poudre, James Peak, Neota and Indian Peaks Wilderness Areas, Mt. Evans Scenic Byway, Cache la Poudre-North Park Scenic Byway, multiple ski areas, Peak to Peak Scenic Byway, Moffat Tunnel, Cache la Poudre River.



463,373
acres
Picketwire Canyon dinosaur tracksite


Grand Mesa National Forest
Grand Junction, CO
346,555
acres
Grand Mesa is one of the largest flat-topped mountains on Earth. Aspen and pine forests, Lands End Overlook, Grand Mesa Scenic Byway



1,700,000
acres
Lots of Rocky Mountain scenery, Slumgullion Earthflow, Powderhorn, Fossil Ridge, Uncompahgre, West Elk, Raggeds and La Garita Wilderness Areas



Pawnee National Grassland
Fort Collins, CO
193,060
acres
Pawnee Buttes, Chalk Bluffs


1,106,000
acres
Pikes Peak, Lost Creek, Buffalo Peaks and Mount Evans Wildernesses, Lake Abyss Scenic Area, Windy Ridge Bristlecone Pine Scenic Area



1,800,000
acres
Sangre de Cristo and San Juan Mountain ranges, Continental Divide, Wheeler Geologic Area, Weminuche, Sangre de Cristo and South San Juan Wildernesses



1,125,000
acres
Continental Divide, North Park, Hahn's Peak, Mount Zirkel, Sarvis Creek and Rawah Wildernesses, high grasslands and alpine lakes.



1,238,000
acres
Highest average elevation of any National Forest in America. Mt. Elbert, Spanish Peaks, Greenhorn, Collegiate Peaks, Mt. Massive and Holy Cross Wildernesses, Headwaters of the Arkansas River



1,870,000
acres
Chimney Rock Archaeological Area, San Juan Skyway, Vallecito and McPhee Reservoirs, Weminuche and South San Juan Wildernesses



1,101,912
acres



White River National Forest
Glenwood Springs, CO
2,300,000
acres
Independence Pass, Hunter-Fryingpan, Maroon Bells-Snowmass, Flat Tops and Collegiate Peaks Wildernesses, over 1300 miles of maintained trails, multiple ski areas.

 
Sign marking Comanche National Grassland
Comanche National Grassland
Locations of the Colorado National Forests