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Pike National Forest

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I live a mile out of the forest, so needless to say i visit is frequently. The trails are well... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2018
Como, Colorado
very beautiful.

Must see, I would try and visit in the later part of spring so there would be more snow melt to see.

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Rick H
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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.
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Fairplay, CO 80440
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Reviewed 21 October 2018

I live a mile out of the forest, so needless to say i visit is frequently. The trails are well marked and maintained. Great camping abound. Off roading is endless, may not be beginners trails though. Wildlife is well managed by the forest service.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 7 August 2018

Must see, I would try and visit in the later part of spring so there would be more snow melt to see.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Rick H
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

Camped at Colorado Campground and did several hikes. This is an awesome place to camp that is not very busy for Colorado.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

This forest is huge and there is so much to do. We hiked so many trails and so so many new “critters”. Two weeks and we barely scratched the surface. Lumber Grove trail was one of my favorites. As was Guanella Pass.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Weaton13
Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

We backpacked for 6 days/5 nights with our 4 kids, ages 5,6,14,16 in Lost Creek Wilderness. The trails were well maintained and well marked. There were plentiful campsites near water. Mosquitos were bad mid-June. There were lots of RV spots as well. Water can be...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank teresam844
Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

Six months ago we decided to try life of nomads in our 14 foot vintage Shasta trailer. We spent the winter in Arizona, Mexico and California. My nieces graduation from Denver University led us to the beautiful Pike National Forest. If you like privacy and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank grammapew
Reviewed 11 February 2018

lots to see deep in the forest or on the outter edge. its very charming, be sure to gas up before you head too far down.

Date of experience: February 2018
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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.

Date of experience: November 2017
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

Date of experience: September 2017
1  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!

Date of experience: September 2017
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