National forests colorado map. Support california wildfire reforestation. The national forests are managed by the us. National offices and programs. Sheer walled canyons cut deep into sandstone and granitegneissschist rock formations.
Carson national forest carson is the northernmost national forest in new mexico covering 15 million acres of the rocky mountains around taos either side of the rio grande and including the highest summit in the state 13161 foot wheeler peak. Colorado national monument locally referred to as the monument is a national park service unit near the city of grand junction colorado. Follow in the footsteps of over 250000 emigrants who traveled to the gold fields and rich farmlands of california during the 1840s and 1850s. 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.
Camping in national forests and grasslands isnt a pastime for the dows but a passion they want to share with you. Fred and suzi dow have been visiting researching and providing a wealth of information about national forest campgrounds since 1994. Interstate highway rail lines airports lakes rivers national parks major attractions etc are also clearly demarcated on the map. The united states has 154 protected areas known as national forests covering 188336179 acres 762169 km 2 294275 sq.
The greatest mass migration in american history. The map of colorado depicts the state boundary major cities other cities and the state capital. The first national forest was established as the yellowstone park timber and land reserve on march 30 1891. Usda forest service recreation heritage and wilderness.