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Parks Colorado Grand Mesa Byway - Gunnison Gravels NA

 
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  Grand Mesa Scenic and Historic Byway  Department of Transportation    DOT  

  http://www.byways.org/pages/frameset.html?CX_PAGE=101&CX_BYW

  e-mail  billmiller@saddlehorn.com

  970-856-7888

  P.O. Box 122

  575 NW 7th St                                                          

  Cedaredge   CO 81413

    This `playground in the sky` climbs through the dusty canyon of

    Plateau Creek to the cool evergreen forests of the mesa top,

    11,000 feet above sea level.  This byway offers the visitor a peek at

     porcupines, mountain lions, coyotes, red fox, elk and deer.

   Recreation.gov

 

  Grand Mesa-Uncompahgre-Gunnison National Forests

  USDA Forest Service     US FS

  http://www.fs.fed.us/r2/gmug/    e-mail   mailroom_r2_gmug@fs.fed.us

  970-874-6600

  2250 U.S. Highway 50
 
Delta     CO       81416

    Located in Colorado, the Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and

    Gunnison National Forest, with almost 3,000,000 acres, is the

    third largest National Forest in the contiguous United States,

    extending into ten Colorado counties.

    Recreation.gov

    http://www.reserveusa.com

 

  Great Sand Dunes National Monument & Preserve

  National Park Service     NPS

  http://www.nps.gov/grsa  e-mail  GRSA_Interpretation@nps.gov

  Main  719-378-6300

  11500 Highway 150

  Mosca     CO 81146-9798

    Nestled in southern Colorado, North America's tallest dunes rise

    over 750 feet high against the rugged Sangre de Cristo Mountains.

    The wind shaped dunes glow beneath the rugged backdrop of the  

    mountains. This geologic wonderland, containing 30 square miles

   Recreation.gov

 

  Great Sand Dunes Wilderness   Wilderness.net  WILD

  http://www.wilderness.net/index.cfm?fuse=NWPS&sec=wildView&WID

  e-mail  info@wilderness.net

  406-243-6933

  College of Forestry and Conservation, Wilderness Institute

  The University of Montana

  Missoula   MT  59812

    The Great Sand Dunes Wilderness now contains a total of

    75,225 acres and is managed by the National Park Service. All of

    the wilderness is in the state of Colorado.
Recreation.gov


  Green Mountain Reservoir  Bureau of Reclamation         BOR

  http://www.fs.fed.us/r2/whiteriver  e-mail  www.fs.fed.us

  970-468-5400

  U.S. Forest Service

  P.O. Box 620

  Silverthorne    CO 80498

    The dam is on the western slope 13 miles southeast of Kremmling,

     Colorado, on the Blue River, a tributary of the Colorado. 

    Recreational developments include 6 campgrounds, 208               

    campsites, and 2 boat-launch facilities. Good access. One swim

    beach.

   Recreation.gov

 

  Greenhorn Mountain Wilderness  Wilderness.net              WILD

  http://www.wilderness.net/index.cfm?fuse=NWPS&sec=wildView&WID

  e-mail  info@wilderness.net

  406-243-6933

  College of Forestry and Conservation, Wilderness Institute

  The University of Montana

  Missoula  MT  59812

    The Greenhorn Mountain Wilderness now contains a total of

    22,858 acres and is managed by the U.S. Forest Service. All of

    the wilderness is in the state of Colorado
    Recreation.gov


 Gunnison Gorge National Conservation Area

  Bureau of Land Management    BLM

  http://www.co.blm.gov/ubra/gorgenca.htm  e-mail  Karen_Tucker@co.blm.gov

  970-240-5309

  Uncompahgre Basin Field Office

  2505 S. Townsend Avenue

  Montrose, CO  CO 81401

    If your choice for adventures includes remote backcountry

    activities, then Gunnison Gorge, north of Montrose, is the place for

     you. It provides kayaking, rafting, hiking, primitive camping, and

    great trout fishing. The only access to the inner gorge is on

  Recreation.gov
 

  Gunnison Gorge Wilderness      Wilderness.net  WILD

  http://www.wilderness.net/index.cfm?fuse=NWPS&sec=wildView&WID

  e-mail  info@wilderness.net

  406-243-6933

  College of Forestry and Conservation, Wilderness Institute

  The University of Montana

  Missoula  MT  59812

    The Gunnison Gorge Wilderness now contains a total of

    17,700 acres and is managed by the Bureau of Land Management.

     All of the wilderness is in the state of Colorado

    Recreation.gov

  Gunnison Gravels NA  Natural Area                   CNAP
 
http://parks.state.co.us/cnap/Natural_Areas/NA%20pages/gunnison.htm
 
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Mesa County     CO
 
5 acres                         Last Update    3 /29/2004

 


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