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White River National Forest

#1,098 of 2,391 things to do in Colorado
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Incredible Forest

10.3.17 What a drive this was although next time will make sure it is a 4 wheel drive as snow can... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
DoctorVonCueBall
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Great hike

We hiked about 5 miles up the Ruedi overlook trail. The path was good and the fall colours and wide... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Madalyn H
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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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Located in the heart of the Colorado Rocky Mountains, this forest offers a range of recreational activities from cross-country skiing and snowmobiling to hunting and fishing.
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  • Average6%
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“aspen trees” (2 reviews)
“hikes” (3 reviews)
“wildflowers” (2 reviews)
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

10.3.17 What a drive this was although next time will make sure it is a 4 wheel drive as snow can happen anytime even on a day when you would say no way will it turn cold enough as it can drop 30 degrees in...More

Thank DoctorVonCueBall
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We hiked about 5 miles up the Ruedi overlook trail. The path was good and the fall colours and wide mountain views absolutely fantastic

Thank Madalyn H
Reviewed 12 June 2017

We drove through this beautiful national forest in early June 2017. There had been a huge snowfall weeks earlier and you could still see snow everywhere. We drove to the top (12,000+ feet) and back down. Lots of people were out hiking, fishing and driving....More

Thank Robin M
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

The national forest is full of wonderful hiking trails, nice fly fishing sports, and tons of scenic views. It is a must visit when in Colorado.

Thank jswflights
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

We stopped a couple of times for mini hikes. Idk the trails' names but they are all so beautiful any one will do.

Thank Christy B
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

We were excited to go on a 9 day fishing trip on this beautiful river. We planned and planned. The reality was a harsh one. We arrived and found this gorgeous river was fenced in almost all 45 miles along the Flat Top Wilderness Scenic...More

2  Thank JOHNNA A
Reviewed 5 July 2016

The splendor of the Rockies, with groves of aspen trees and fir trees, lakes and creeks and rocks and snow, wildflowers and acres and acres of nature just doing its thing...great place to experience.

1  Thank PlatinumHoney
Reviewed 7 October 2015

We recently visited the White River National Forest and admired the beauty of the Continental Divide; the Independence Pass, San Isabel Pass, the fragile world of the tundra, Roosevelt national park and much more. All the views are absolutely beautiful. America's national parks are wonderful....More

2  Thank marined111
Reviewed 10 June 2015 via mobile

We stayed in Chapman Campground on site #17. The campsite is located right next to a beautiful river. I believe it is call "Frying Pan River". I've heard the fishing is great in this area. There are approximately 4 or 5 spacious sites on that...More

2  Thank Cathey S
Reviewed 24 May 2015

Watch out for the potholes in the parking lot, but enjoy the uphill hike. Simply a beautiful walk with lots of local and their dogs around. My son and his dog and I enjoyed the walk.

Thank William G
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leahWA15
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Response from Robin M | Reviewed this property |
Honestly, we did not stop to hike, we drove through. We saw lots of people camping and hiking.
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