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Colorado State Forest 'River Moss' © Oletha Henderson
River Bank at Lair O Bear Park near Kittredge, CO August 2011
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Colorado State Forest
COLORADO STATE FOREST
COLORADO STATE FOREST
746 Jackson County Road 41
Walden, Colorado   80480

Phone: 970-723-8366
Reservations: 970-723-8366
Colorado State Forest
'River Moss'
© OFHenderson

River Bank at Lair O Bear Park near Kittredge, CO August 2011

Colorado State Forest

The Colorado State Forest is a 71,000 acres (290 km2) forest located in Jackson County in the U.S. state of Colorado. Trees in the Colorado State Forest include Engelmann Spruce and Subalpine Fir in areas of higher elevation, and Lodgepole Pine and Quaking Aspen at the mid and lower elevations.

The Colorado State Forest was officially established on 2 December 1938 by President Franklin Roosevelt.
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Day-UseFishingyes
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BoatingLaunch Rampsyes
CampingPrimativeyes
 Electric Sitesyes
WinterActivitiesyes
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July 29 Tenting in The Crags
Beautiful!! Secluded, quiet campsites are great for tenters. The drive is not recommended for any trailers, and there are no services other than vault toilets. But the views are spectacular and the wildlife is abundant. This is my favorite place in the entire state.


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The Historic Elk Mountain Hotel - Elk Mountain, WYBBs / Inns
Experience one of Wyoming's most gracious and elegant historic Inns. Restored to Folk Victorian era styling, many guest rooms are appointed with period antiques. Enjoy fine dining, quiet vacations, sweeping views and amenities that provide a welcome alternative to home. Casual, comfortable, yet pampered and lavish, your stay will make this vacation enjoyable and memorable.
Web Site: elkmountainhotel.com
79.7 miles from park*
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