|Facilities: The Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests has more than 53 developed campgrounds and 20 developed picnic sites.|
Best Time To Visit: The Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests and Pawnee National Grassland is open to visitors year-round
Fees: Fees and permits may be required for some activities and locations within the Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests, such as some campsites.
Accessibility: The Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests offers a number of recreational facilities designed with accessibility in mind for people with disabilities.
Rules: All visitors and users of the Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests are subject to Federal Regulations. The points of conduct listed here are included and enforceable through Federal Regulations. CFR Title 36, Part 261 - Prohibitions, are applicable to the National Forests. Copies of Title 36 are on file at all Forest Supervisor and District Ranger offices.Public Property Preserve and protect the Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests. Leave natural areas the way you find them. Practice "Leave No Trace" ethics. Do not carve, chop, cut and damage any live trees.Camping If you are staying at a campground within the Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests, you must camp only in those places specifically provided or marked. All vehicles, RVs, and trailers must be parked on your campsite or driveway. Driving or parking off road is not permitted. Quiet hours are between 10:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. Please be considerate of others.Sanitation Help prevent pollution by keeping garbage, litter, and foreign substances out of lakes, streams, and other waters. All garbage and litter must either be deposited in containers provided, or taken with you when you leave.Camp Fires Obey any restrictions on fires within the Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests. Fires may be limited or prohibited at certain times. Within campgrounds and other recreation areas, fires may only be built in fire rings, stoves, grills, or fireplaces provided for that purpose. Be sure your fire is completely extinguished before leaving. Do not leave your fire unattended. You are responsible for keeping fires under control.Vehicles Drivers must obey all traffic signs and operate their vehicles in accordance with posted regulations, and applicable Federal, State and local laws. Vehicles must be parked in designated areas only. Use of vehicles within campgrounds and other recreation areas is limited to entering or leaving those areas.Pets and Animals Pets must be restrained or on a leash at all times while in developed recreation areas. Pets (except guide dogs) are not allowed in swimming areas or sanitary facilities. Saddle or pack animals are only allowed where authorized by posted instructions.Fireworks Use of fireworks or other explosives within the Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests is prohibited.
Directions: The Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests and grassland encompasses 1.5 million acres and extends north to the Wyoming border, south of Interstate 70 to Mount Evans, west across the Continental divide to the Williams Fork area and includes short grass prairie east of I-25.
Map: Click here for a map to Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests and The Pawnee National Grassland
Reservations: While many campgrounds are on a first-come basis, some campgrounds within the Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests accept reservations.