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Pike National Forest

Fairplay, CO 80440
+1 719-836-2031
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Did a trip up here with some Hired Jeeps

Did a tour of here with some hired Jeeps. Be warned some of the tracks are very rough... read more

Reviewed 22 November 2017
tr7v8
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Chatham, United Kingdom
Get out and enjoy the Forest

There are countless hiking trails, 4wd trails, campgrounds in various parts of the Pike National... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2017
Janet F
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Highlands Ranch, Colorado
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Forest region that contains more than one million acres of land with 14,000-foot mountains, fishing streams, campgrounds and wilderness areas.
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good22%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Reviewed 22 November 2017

Did a tour of here with some hired Jeeps. Be warned some of the tracks are very rough & challenging! Great views & solitude.

Thank tr7v8
Reviewed 27 October 2017

There are countless hiking trails, 4wd trails, campgrounds in various parts of the Pike National Forest. Get out and enjoy them. Pike is one of the drier spots in Colorado, so take plenty of water, and be careful out there. That's not to say there...More

Thank Janet F
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Drove up into the National Forest and took a short hike with the family. Wonderful being out in the woods, up in Colorado!

Thank catherineblevins
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Many 14'ers included and some of the best views on the planet are encompassed by this National Forest. So many great outdoor activities all year.

Thank diesel468
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

We stayed in the South Meadows Campground for one night on our road trip from Texas to Yellowstone. We originally booked site #2 but the host said she had an open site towards the back. We ended up with a lovely, big site (23 I...More

Thank jvfische
Reviewed 29 July 2017

What else can I say. It is public land in the Colorado mountains. What's not to like?? Plenty of hiking available.

Thank Cruiser9901
Reviewed 22 June 2017

With over 600 vehicles per hour going through Fairplay last weekend, the best place to be was deep in the Pike National forest. The real Colorado is best seen on foot while the rest speed on down the highway. We saw a moose casually dining...More

Thank Gregorio47
Reviewed 11 June 2017

There are many easy dirt roads and harder four wheeling roads. Many beautiful campgrounds which are off the beaten path. Old mines and mine buildings as well as operating gold mines. Fishing, hiking and historical sites.

Thank ManitouExpert
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

This drive up to the peak has amazing views...a little scary at times because the heights but well worth the drive! Allow a couple of hours to drive and to stop to see the views!

Thank Byasee2006
Reviewed 23 November 2016

If you were an outdoorsman, or photographer and forced to live in one area your whole life chose here. Land Of Many Uses and they are right. Very diverse eco-system, You can do anything Bike, Atv, fish, boat, hike, hunt. If you come out rom...More

Thank stlxer
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