Arapaho-Roosevelt National Forest


Wed May 28, 2014

PHOTOS: Bigger Than Expected Damage Near Red Feather Lakes

Picture taken on May 23, 2014 of downed trees at Bellaire campground and day-use area in the Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests near Red Feather Lakes.
Reghan Cloudman USFS


Thu March 13, 2014
Colorado Flood

Fires And Floods Crimp Northern Colorado Outdoor Recreation

Deep ruts along the Young Gulch Trail in the Roosevelt National Forest; Nov. 19, 2013.
U.S. Forest Service

Colorado’s historic floods, coupled with the 2012 wildfires, were especially punishing for many Northern Colorado recreation areas. Six months after the water receded, officials with the Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forest are still working to gauge the extent of the damage.

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Sun July 7, 2013

Additional Air Power For NoCo Firefighters This Summer

A type 3 helicopter, similar to one being managed by the Arapaho & Roosevelt National Forests, conducting mitigation following the 2012 Hewlett Gulch Fire
Lance Cheung U.S. Dept of Agriculture


Thu August 2, 2012
Fire Restrictions

Rainfall Prompts Easing of Some Fire Restrictions

A firefighter mops up on ARP land following the High Park Fire
US Forest Service Creative Commons/Flickr

Recent rainfall along the Front Range and central mountains has reduced the fire danger enough that U.S. Forest Service officials are lifting Stage 1 fire restrictions in the Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests and for the Pawnee National Grassland. That includes some of the forests burned by the High Park fire.

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Mon July 9, 2012

Heavy Rain Hampers High Park Burn Area Emergency Response Team

The High Park Fire burn zone is very susceptible to flash flooding and mudslides.
Dave Dennis KUNC

A Burn Area Emergency Response Team has been gathering information and conducting field observations to determine how to reduce the natural impacts from the High Park Fire.

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