National forests colorado map. Usda forest service recreation heritage and wilderness. Apache sitgreaves national forest formerly two separate national forests apache and sitgreaves were combined in 1974 and form an continuous block of public land extending for 200 miles across the mountains of east arizona. Follow in the footsteps of over 250000 emigrants who traveled to the gold fields and rich farmlands of california during the 1840s and 1850s. The united states has 154 protected areas known as national forests covering 188336179 acres 762169 km 2 294275 sq.
Sheer walled canyons cut deep into sandstone and granitegneissschist rock formations. Fred and suzi dow have been visiting researching and providing a wealth of information about national forest campgrounds since 1994. The greatest mass migration in american history. Interstate highway rail lines airports lakes rivers national parks major attractions etc are also clearly demarcated on the map.
Support california wildfire reforestation. Camping in national forests and grasslands isnt a pastime for the dows but a passion they want to share with you. National offices and programs. The first national forest was established as the yellowstone park timber and land reserve on march 30 1891.
Read national geographics latest stories about the environment. National historic trail california various states cacoidksmonenvorutwy. The map of colorado depicts the state boundary major cities other cities and the state capital. Every dollar donated plants one tree in a national forest burned by wildfire in california.