Grand Mesa National Forest

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NameGrand Mesa National Forest
LocationCollbran
StateColorado
Established Date12/24/1892
Area346‚555 acres (1‚402.46 km2)
BirdsBald eagles, white-tailed ptarmigan, gnatcatcher, Thrush, Mimid, Starling, Pipit
Trees
Phones(970) 874-6600
DepartmentUnited States Forest Service
PeaksUncompahgre Peak
Peak Height14,309 feet
Ranger DistrictGrand Junction
 

Trekking Spots

  • » Grand Mesa
  • » Cobbett Campground
  • » Cottonwood Lake Campground
  • » Crag Crest Campground
  • » Island Lake Campground
  • » Jumbo Campground
  • » Little Bear Campground
  • » Spruce Grove Campground
  • » Other Sites - Grand Mesa Area
  • » Black Bear Cabin
  • » Carson Lake Recreation Area
  • » Fruita Reservoir 1 Day Use Area
  • » Grand Mesa Visitor Center
  • » Island Lake Boat Launch
  • » Mesa Lakes Picnic Site
  • » Moose Manor Cabin
  • » Raber Cow Camp
  • » Twin Lake Dispersed Area
  • » Vela Reservoir Boating Site
  • » Ward Creek Winter Trailhead
  • » Youngs Creek Reservoir 3 Boating Site
  • » Trails - Grand Mesa Area
  • » Aqueduct Trail
  • » Baron Lake Trail
  • » Battlement Trail
  • » Black Pine Trail
  • » Blue Grouse Trail
  • » Blue Lake Trail
  • » Bonham Trail
  • » Boundary Cutoff Trail
  • » Boundary Trail
  • » Brush Creek Trail
  • » Bull Basin Trail
  • » Burn Trail
  • » Buzzard Park Trail
  • » Buzzard Trail
  • » Carpenter Trail
  • » Carson Lake Trail
  • » Cedar Mesa Trail
  • » Coal Creek Basin Trail
  • » Coal Creek Trail
  • » Cobbett Lake Trail
  • » Cobbett to Ward Lake Trail
  • » Cottonwood Trail
  • » Crag Crest Loop Trail
  • » Crag Crest Trail
  • » Crag to Cobbett Trail
  • » Crum Reservoir Trail
  • » Current Creek Trail
  • » Deep Creek Cutoff Trail
  • » Deep Creek Trail
  • » Divide Trail
  • » Drop Off Trail
  • » East Brush Creek Trail
  • » East Leon Trail
  • » Elk Park Trail
  • » Ella Trail
  • » Eureka Cutoff Trail
  • » Eureka Trail
  • » Farmers Trail
  • » Green Mountain Trail
  • » Greenwood Trail
  • » High Trail
  • » Hightower Trail
  • » Indian Point Cutoff Trail
  • » Indian Point Trail
  • » Island Lake Trail
  • » Kannah Creek Trail
  • » Kimball Creek Trail
  • » Lake Of The Woods Trail
  • » Land O' Lakes Trail
  • » Last Chance Trail
  • » Lily Lake Trail
  • » Lost Lake Trail
  • » Mesa Lake Shore Trail
  • » Monument Trail
  • » Owens Loop Trail
  • » Point Camp Trail
  • » Porter Cutoff Trail
  • » Porter Mountain Trail
  • » Power Line Trail
  • » Reynolds Trail
  • » Salt Creek Trail
  • » Silver Spruce Trail
  • » Skimmed Milk Trail
  • » Spring Camp Trail
  • » Switchback Trail
  • » Triangle Stomp Trail
  • » Two Peak Trail
  • » West Bench Trail
  • » West Salt Creek Trail
  • » Whitewater Basin Trail
  • » Willow Reservoir Trail
  • » Gunnison
  • » Crested Butte
  • » Trails - Crested Butte Area
  • » Bear Creek Trail
  • » Beaver Ponds Trail
  • » Beaver Slide Trail
  • » Bellview Trail
  • » Block and Tackle Trail
  • » Bowman Creek Trail
  • » Brush Creek Trail
  • » Canal Trail
  • » Carbon Trail
  • » Cement Creek Trail
  • » Cement Mountain Trail
  • » Conundrum Trail
  • » Copper Creek Trail
  • » Crested Butte Mountain Summit Trail
  • » Crystal Peak Trail
  • » Cumberland Basin Trail
  • » Daisy Pass Peeler Trail
  • » Daisy Pass Trail
  • » Deadman Gulch Trail
  • » Deer Creek Trail
  • » Doubletop Trail
  • » Doubletop Walrod Spur Trail
  • » Doubletop Waterfall Spur Trail
  • » Farris Creek Bypass Trail
  • » Farris Creek Trail
  • » Flag Creek Trail
  • » Grassy Trail
  • » Green Lake Trail
  • » Horse Basin Trail
  • » Hunters Creek Trail
  • » Hunters Hill Trail
  • » Kebler Wagon Trail
  • » Lily Pond Trail
  • » Lower Copper Lake Trailhead
  • » Mount Tilton Spur Trail
  • » Mount Tilton Trail
  • » Oh-Be-Joyful Trail
  • » Ptarmigan Lake Trail
  • » Reno Ridge Trail
  • » Ridge 70 Trail
  • » Roaring Judy Trail
  • » Rosebud Trail
  • » Rustler Gulch Trail
  • » Scarp Trail
  • » Snodgrass Trail
  • » Star Trail
  • » Strand Bonus Trail
  • » Strand Hill Trail
  • » Swampy Trail
  • » Taylor Divide Trail
  • » Teocalli Mountain Trail
  • » Teocalli Ridge Trail
  • » Tony's Trail
  • » Trail Riders Trail
  • » Twin Lakes Spur Trail
  • » Twin Lakes Trail
  • » Upper Loop Trail
  • » Upper Upper Loop Trail
  • » Walrod Gulch Cutoff Trail
  • » Walrod Gulch Trail
  • » Warm Springs Trail
  • » Washington Gulch Trail
  • » Waterfall Creek Trail
  • » Whetstone Vista Trail
  • » Yule Pass Trail
  • » Gunnison - Southeast
  • » Trails - Gunnison Southeast
  • » Agate Creek Trail
  • » Agate Spur Trail
  • » Baldy Lake Trail
  • » Basin View Trail
  • » Big Bend Creek Trail
  • » Corduroy-Lujon Trail
  • » Dutchman Creek Trail
  • » Hicks Gulch Trail
  • » Left Hand Trail
  • » Lime Creek Trail
  • » Long Branch Trail
  • » Middle Barrett Creek Trail
  • » Middle Razor Trail
  • » Milk Creek Trail
  • » Quakey Mountain Trail
  • » Razor Creek Trail
  • » Right Hand Trail
  • » Summit Trail
  • » Tank Seven Creek Trail
  • » Upper Razor Spur Trail
  • » Lake City
  • » Trails - Lake City Area
  • » Bonholder Trail
  • » Brush Creek Trail
  • » Calf Creek Plateau Trail
  • » Camp Trail
  • » Cannibal Plateau Trail
  • » Canyon Infierno Trail
  • » Cascade Creek Trail
  • » Cataract Creek Trail
  • » Cebolla Trail
  • » Crystal Lake Trail 235
  • » Crystal Larson Trailhead
  • » Cuba Gulch Trail
  • » Deer Lakes Cutoff Trail
  • » Devils Canyon Trail
  • » East Mineral Creek Trail
  • » El Paso Creek Trail
  • » Independence Bypass Trail
  • » Independence Gulch Trail
  • » Larsen Lakes Trail
  • » Little Elk Trail
  • » Machin Basin Trail
  • » Matterhorn Cutoff Trail
  • » Mineral Creek Trail
  • » Miners Creek Trail
  • » Nellie Creek Trailhead
  • » North Calf Creek Trail
  • » Powderhorn Park Trail
  • » Ridge Stock Driveway Trail
  • » Rough Creek Trail (
  • » Saddle Trail
  • » Skyline Trail
  • » Snow Mesa Trail
  • » Stewart Creek Trail
  • » Tumble Creek Trailhead
  • » Uncompahgre Peak Trail
  • » Wetterhorn Peak Trail
  • » Williams Creek Trail
  • » Alpine Tunnel Historic District
  • » Pitkin
  • » Trails - Pitkin Area
  • » Alder Creek Trail
  • » Alpine Tunnel Trail
  • » Bear Gulch Trail
  • » Beaver Cow Trail
  • » Beaver-McIntyre Trail
  • » Brown's Pass Trail
  • » Cameron Gulch Trail
  • » Canyon Creek Trail
  • » Crest Trail
  • » East Willow Trail
  • » Fairview Peak Trail
  • » Fairview Trail
  • » Fossil Ridge Trail
  • » Garden Basin Trailhead
  • » Gold Creek Trail
  • » Henry Lake Trail
  • » Horseshoe Trail
  • » Kroenke Lake Trail
  • » Lake Ann Trail
  • » Magdalene Trail
  • » McIntyre Gulch Trail
  • » Mill Lake Trail
  • » Monarch New
  • » Monarch Trailhead
  • » Napoleon Pass Trail
  • » North Gulch Trail
  • » Red Mountain Creek Trail
  • » Sanford Creek Trail
  • » South Illinois Trail
  • » South Lottis Trail
  • » South Quartz Trail
  • » South Texas Trail
  • » Summerville Trail
  • » Texas Creek Trail
  • » Texas Lakes Trail
  • » Texas Ridge Trail
  • » Threemile Creek Trail
  • » Timber Trail
  • » Timberline Trail
  • » Waunita Trail
  • » Willow Creek Trail
  • » Willow Mine Trail
  • » Soap Creek
  • » Trails - Soap Creek Area
  • » Beaver Creek Trail
  • » Coal Mesa Trail
  • » Costo Lake Trail
  • » Cow Creek Trail
  • » East Curecanti Trail
  • » East Soap Trail
  • » Lion Gulch Trail
  • » Little Mill Trail
  • » Little Pass Creek Trail
  • » Lowline Trail
  • » Mill Castle Trail
  • » Rainbow Lake Trail
  • » Sheep Lake Trail
  • » Soap Basin Trail
  • » Soap Creek Trail
  • » Sun Park Trail
  • » Swampy Pass Trailhead
  • » Zigzag Trail
  • » Taylor Park-Taylor Canyon
  • » Trails - Taylor Park Area
  • » Cougar Canyon Trail
  • » Doctor Park Trail
  • » Eddiesville South Trailhead
  • » Harmels Point Trail
  • » Moonlight Trail
  • » Taylor River Trail
  • » Taylor Vista Trail
  • » North Fork Valley - Paonia District
  • » Campgrounds - North Fork Area
  • » Erickson Springs Campground
  • » Lost Lake Campground
  • » Horse Ranch Park
  • » Overland Reservoir
  • » Throughline Trailhead
  • » Trails - North Fork Area
  • » Bald Mountain Tie-in Trail
  • » Beckwith Pass Trail
  • » Buck Mesa Trail
  • » Castle Pass Trail
  • » Clear Fork Trail
  • » Cliff Creek Trail
  • » Cliff Creek Trailhead
  • » Coal Basin Trail
  • » Crater Lake Trail
  • » Curecanti Trail
  • » Dark Canyon Trail
  • » Dark Canyon Trailhead
  • » Dark Canyon/Munsey Tie-in Trail
  • » Drift Creek Trail
  • » Dyer Connection Trail
  • » Dyer Creek Trail
  • » Dyke Creek Trail
  • » Dyke Trail
  • » Elk Basin Trail
  • » Elk Park Trail
  • » Gooseberry Trail
  • » Hoodoo Gap Trail
  • » Hubbard Canyon Trail
  • » Inter Ocean Pass Trail
  • » Jones Creek Trail
  • » Kaufman Creek Trail
  • » Lamborn Trail
  • » Little Elk Basin Trail
  • » Little Robinson Trail
  • » Lone Cabin Trail
  • » Lone Pine Trail
  • » Mendicant Ridge Trail
  • » Mosley Ridge Trail
  • » Mount Lamborn Trail
  • » Munsey Ruby Stock Driveway Trail
  • » Navajo Ridge Trail
  • » North Anthracite Trail
  • » Oh-Be-Joyful Pass Trail
  • » Oil Well Mountain Loop Trail
  • » Peter Creek Trail
  • » Piburn Trail
  • » Raggeds Tie-in Trail
  • » Raggeds Trail
  • » Robinson Creek Trail
  • » Ruby Anthracite Trail
  • » Sheep Lake Cutoff Trail
  • » Sheep Lake Trail
  • » Silver Basin Trail
  • » Sink Creek Trail
  • » South Dyer Trail
  • » Spud Pass Trail
  • » Swampy Pass Trail
  • » Terror Trail
  • » Thousand Acre Flat Trail
  • » Three Lakes Trail
  • » Through Line Trail
  • » Through Line/Coal Creek Trailhead
  • » Trail Creek Trail
  • » West Dyer Trail
  • » San Juan Mountains
  • » Cimarron Area
  • » Campgrounds - Cimarron Area
  • » Beaver Lake Campground
  • » Big Cimarron Campground
  • » Other Sites - Cimarron Area
  • » Jackson Guard Station
  • » Silver Jack Day Use Area
  • » Silver Jack Fisherman Access
  • » Trails - Cimarron Area
  • » Alpine Trail
  • » Alpine/Little Cimarron Trailhead
  • » Big Park Trail
  • » Clear Lake Trail
  • » Clear Lake/Rowdy Lake Trailhead
  • » Courthouse Mountain Trail
  • » Courthouse Trail
  • » Cow Creek Trail
  • » Cowboy Lake Trail
  • » Coxcomb Trail
  • » Deer Creek Trail
  • » East Fork Trail
  • » Failes Creek Trail
  • » Fall Creek Trail
  • » Firebox Trail
  • » Fish Creek Reservoir Trail
  • » Fox Creek Trail
  • » Hampton Lake Trail
  • » High Mesa Trail
  • » Jackson Guard Station Trail
  • » Little Cimarron East Trail
  • » Little Cimarron Trail
  • » Lou Creek Trail
  • » Matterhorn Trail
  • » Middle Fork Trail
  • » Nate Creek Trail
  • » Old Owl Creek Spur A Trail
  • » Old Owl Creek Spur B Trail
  • » Old Owl Creek Trail
  • » Owl Creek Vista Trailhead
  • » Porphyry Basin Trail
  • » Ridge Trail
  • » Salt House Trail
  • » Sheep Mountain Trail
  • » Silver Jack Shoreline Trail
  • » Spruce Trail
  • » Stealey Mountain North Trail
  • » Stealey Mountain South Trail
  • » Stealey Mountain Spur Trail
  • » Upper East Fork Trail
  • » West Fork Trail
  • » Wetterhorn Basin Trail
  • » Ouray Area
  • » Campgrounds - Ouray Area
  • » Amphitheatre Campground
  • » Angel Creek Campground
  • » Thistledown Campground
  • » Trails - Ouray Area
  • » Alpine Mine Trail
  • » Baldy Peak Trail
  • » Baldy Trail
  • » Bear Creek - South Fork Trail
  • » Bear Creek National Recreation Trail
  • » Bear Creek Trail
  • » Bear Creek Trailhead
  • » Blaine Basin Trail
  • » Blue Lake Trail
  • » Blue Lakes Trail
  • » Box Factory Trail
  • » Cobb's Gulch Trail
  • » Cobbs Gulch Trail
  • » Corbett Canyon Trail
  • » Corbett Short Cut Trail
  • » Corbett Trail
  • » Cutler Creek Trail
  • » Dallas Trail
  • » Dexter Creek Trail
  • » Difficulty Creek Trail
  • » Gray Copper Gulch Trail
  • » Hayden Trail
  • » Horsethief Trail
  • » Left Fork Cutler Creek Trail
  • » Middle Canyon Trail
  • » Moonshine Trail
  • » Mount Sneffels Trail
  • » Oak Creek Trail
  • » Okeson Trail
  • » Portland Mine Trail
  • » Portland Trail
  • » Richmond Trail
  • » Shortcut Trail
  • » Silvershield Trail
  • » Storm Gulch Trail
  • » Sutton Mine Trail
  • » Twin Peaks Trail
  • » Upper Cascade Falls Trail
  • » Weehawken Trail
  • » Wilson Creek Trail
  • » Winchester Gulch Trail
  • » Wrights Lake Trail
  • » Telluride Area
  • » Campgrounds - Telluride Area
  • » Alta Lakes Campground (Dispersed)
  • » Matterhorn Campground
  • » Priest Lake Dispersed Camping Area
  • » Woods Lake Campground
  • » Other Sites - Telluride Area
  • » Bear Creek Falls
  • » Lone Cone Peak
  • » Trails - Telluride Area
  • » Alder Creek Trail
  • » Blixt Trail
  • » Bridal Veil Trail
  • » Camel's Garden Trail
  • » Charlie Fowler Trail
  • » Deep Creek Trail
  • » East Fork Bear Creek Trail
  • » Eider Trail
  • » Elk Creek Trail
  • » Galloping Goose Trail
  • » Goat Creek Trail
  • » Gurley Ditch Trail .1A
  • » Hope Lake Trail
  • » Hughes Ditch Trail
  • » Iron Mountain Trail
  • » Jud Wiebe Trail
  • » Liberty Bell Trail
  • » Lizard Head Trail
  • » Lone Cone Trail
  • » Morningstar Trail
  • » Nature Trail
  • » Old Wilson Mesa Trail
  • » Prospect Trail
  • » Ridge Trail
  • » Rock Of Ages Trail
  • » See Forever Trail
  • » Sheridan Crosscut Trail
  • » Sneffels Highline Trail
  • » Sunshine Trail
  • » Swamp Canyon Trail
  • » Telluride Trail
  • » Telluride Valley Floor Trail
  • » Village Trail
  • » Wasatch Connection Trail
  • » Wasatch Trail
  • » Whipple Mountain Trail
  • » Wilson Meadows Trail
  • » Wilson Mesa Trail
  • » Woods Lake Shoreline Trail
  • » Woods Lake Trail
  • » Uncompahgre Plateau
  • » Other Sites - Uncompahgre Plateau Area
  • » Aspen Leaf Cabin
  • » Oak Cabin
  • » Silesca Guard Station
  • » Winter Camp Trail
  • » Trails - Uncompahgre Plateau Area
  • » 41 Trail
  • » 47 Trail
  • » Ashley Trail
  • » Aspen Trail
  • » Atkinson Bench Trail
  • » Atkinson Trail
  • » Bad Land Trail
  • » Basin Trail
  • » Bear Pen Gulch Trail
  • » Bear Pen Spur 1b Trail
  • » Beaver Dam Trail
  • » Ben Lowe Trail
  • » Big Creek Cutoff Trail
  • » Big Creek Scout Trail
  • » Big Creek Trail
  • » Big Johnson Trail
  • » Bittle Loop Trail
  • » Black Point Trail
  • » Blue Creek Trail
  • » Buck Connector Trail .1A
  • » Buck Spur Trail
  • » Buck Trail
  • » Bucktail Creek Spur Trail .1A
  • » Bucktail Creek Trail
  • » Bunch Ground Trail
  • » Cabin Bench Area Trail
  • » Cabin Trail
  • » Carson Hole Trail
  • » Clear Creek Trail
  • » Coal Bank Trail
  • » Corral Fork Trail
  • » Corral Gulch Trail
  • » Cottonwood Trail
  • » Cow Creek Trail
  • » Dented Door Trail
  • » Dinosaur Quarry Trailhead
  • » Divide Forks Cutoff Trail
  • » Dominguez Cutoff Trail
  • » Dry Creek Spur 1a Trail
  • » Dry Creek Trail 114
  • » E Fork Dry Creek Trail
  • » East Basin Trail
  • » East Bull Spur Trail .1A
  • » East Bull Trail
  • » East McKee Divide Trail
  • » East Spring Creek No.1 Trail
  • » East Unaweep Trail
  • » Forest Fence Trail
  • » Forty Seven Trail
  • » Franks Bench Trail
  • » Gill ATV Trail
  • » Gill Creek Trail
  • » Hornet Spur Trail .1A
  • » Hornet Trail
  • » Horsefly Trail
  • » Horseshoe Basin Trail
  • » Hungry Gulch Trail
  • » Indian Trail
  • » Kelso Mesa Trail
  • » La Fair Trail
  • » Leonards Ridge Trail
  • » Little Bear Lake Trail
  • » Little Creek Trail
  • » Little Dolores Trail
  • » Little Johnson Trail
  • » Long Canyon Trail
  • » Long Point Trail
  • » Love Mesa Bench Trail
  • » Lower Bench Trail
  • » Lower Spring Creek Trail
  • » Mailbox Cutoff Trail
  • » Mailbox Trail
  • » Massey Branch Trail
  • » Middle Fork Bear Canyon Trail
  • » Middle Fork Escalante Trail
  • » Moore Mesa Trail
  • » Mud Holes Trail
  • » North Bench Trail
  • » North Fork Bear Canyon Trail
  • » North Kelso Trail.1A
  • » Old Roubideau Trail
  • » Old Transfer Bike Trail
  • » Old Transfer Trail
  • » Paradox Trail
  • » Paradox Trail
  • » Parallel Trail
  • » Payne Mesa Trail
  • » Picket Corral Spur Trail.1A
  • » Picket Corral Trail
  • » Pool Creek Trail
  • » Powerline Trail
  • » Red Canyon Trail
  • » Reservoir - 1 Trail
  • » Ridge Trail
  • » Rim Trail
  • » Roatcap Trail
  • » Rocky Pitch Loop Trail
  • » Roubideau Pack Trail
  • » Roundabout Trail
  • » Short Point Bench Trail
  • » Short Point Cutoff Trail
  • » Short Point Trail
  • » Simms Mesa Interpretive Loop Trail.1A
  • » Simms Mesa Spur Trail.1B
  • » Simms Mesa Trail
  • » Smith Point Trail
  • » Snowshoe Trail
  • » South Bear Pen Gulch Trail
  • » South Bench Trail
  • » Spring Creek Spur A Trail
  • » Spring Creek Spur B Trail
  • » Spring Creek Trail
  • » Spring Creek Trail
  • » Tabeguache (25 Mesa) Trail
  • » Tabeguache (Cushman)
  • » Telephone Trail
  • » Traver Mesa Trail
  • » Traver Trail
  • » Turkey Flats Trail
  • » Unaweep Trail
  • » Upper Bench Trail
  • » Ute Creek Cutoff Trail
  • » Ute Creek Trail
  • » Wildcat Trail
  • » ZK Spring Trail

Animals

N/A

Travel Destinations

  • » Alpine Tunnel
  • » Alpine Guard Station
  • » Atlas Mill
  • » Colorado Boy Mine
  • » Collegiate Peaks Wilderness
  • » Fossil Ridge Wilderness
  • » La Garita Wilderness
  • » Roubideau Special Management Area
  • » Tabeguache Area
  • » Fossil Ridge Recreation Management Area
  • » Slumgullion Earthflow National Natural Landmark
  • » Dry Mesa Dinosaur Quarry Paleontological Site
  • » Ophir Needles
  • » Alpine Tunnel Historic District
  • » Uncompahgre Peak
  • » Wetterhorn Peak

Hotels

  • » Motel 6 Grand Junction
  • » Grand Vista Hotel
  • » Historic Melrose Hotel

Wilderness Areas

  • » Grand Mesa
  • » Black Bear Cabin
  • » Gunnison
  • » Gothic Campground
  • » McDonough Reservoir Day Use Area/Fishing Site
  • » Hidden Valley Tent Campground
  • » Slumgullion Campground
  • » Spruce Campground
  • » Williams Creek Campground
  • » Windy Point Observation Site
  • » Potholes Fishing Site
  • » Taylor Dam Vista Point
  • » Almont Campground
  • » Cold Spring Campground
  • » Dinner Station Campground
  • » Dorchester Campground
  • » Mirror Lake Campground
  • » Mosca Campground
  • » North Bank Campground
  • » One Mile Campground
  • » Rivers End Campground
  • » San Juan Mountains
  • » Amphitheatre Campground
  • » Sheep Corrals Fishing Site
  • » Uncompahgre Plateau
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