Tag Archives: Routt National Forest

Logging to Begin in Routt National Forest

routt-natl-forest-signLogging operations are set to begin later this week near No Name Creek on the Routt National Forest, in the vicinity of Owl Mountain. Equipment began moving into the area yesterday and Forest users should prepare in advance for Continue reading

Prescribed Burn Planned Near Seedhouse Campground

controlled-burns-300Routt National Forest fire crews are planning to conduct a prescribed burn in early October southwest of the Seedhouse Campground in northern Routt County. The burn will take place on Forest Service lands managed by the Hahns Continue reading

Forest Rangers Cracking Down on Buffalo Pass Parties

BUFFALO-PASSDestructive partying on the Routt National Forest is drawing the attention of U.S. Forest Service Law Enforcement Officers in the Steamboat area, as multiple events have resulted in a variety of issues, dangerous Continue reading

Hidden Lakes Campground to Open Friday

routt-natl-forest-signThe Parks Ranger District is announcing that Hidden Lakes Campground and Forest Road 20 will be open to the public on Friday.  The popular campground on the Routt National Forest has nine campsites near a number Continue reading

Forest Service Wants to Hear from Residents on Trails

routt-natl-forest-signOn Wednesday, the Hahns Peak/Bears Ears Ranger District (HPBE) is inviting the public to join them for a planning session regarding the multi-use trail system on the Routt National Forest surrounding Steamboat. Various Continue reading

Fires Burning in Routt National Forest

WILDFIRESmall fires were discovered in both the Pinkham area and Mount Zirkel Wilderness on the Routt National Forest, Tuesday afternoon.  The Pinkham area fire, named the Camp Creek Fire, was Continue reading

Buffalo Pass Still Closed Due to Snow

routt-natl-forest-signRoutt National Forest officials are reminding recreationists that the Buffalo Pass Road remains closed by snow.  On the Steamboat side, the road is gated closed about three miles east of the Dry Lake Campground above Continue reading

Forest Road Closed for Culvert Replacement

routt-natl-forest-signRoutt National Forest (RNF) users should be aware that two culvert replacements on the Willow Creek Road, or Forest Road 106, south of Rand, will result in short-term delays and/or detours in the area north of Continue reading

Forest Officials Close Roads for Logging Operations

routt-natl-forest-signRoutt National Forest (RNF) users should be aware that hazard-tree logging operations are ongoing in the Willow Creek Pass area south of Rand, resulting in temporary closures of several Forest roads and a trail.  The affected Continue reading

Snowpack Limits Campground Openings for Memorial Day Weekend

forest-service-signLate spring snowpack will limit road access and delay the opening of most developed campgrounds on the Routt National Forest this Memorial Day weekend. While there will still be some opportunities to explore and camp, Forest visitors are reminded to call their local ranger district office to know what is open and accessible.  Campground Continue reading

Forest to Hold Activities Near Hayden on International Migratory Bird Day

routt-natl-forest-signIn celebration of International Migratory Bird Day, the Routt National Forest will be co-hosting a family-friendly event tomorrow near Hayden.  The Hahns Peak/Bears Ears Ranger District has partnered with the Continue reading

Controlled Burn Planned Near Seedhouse Campground

controlled-burns-300Routt National Forest fire crews are planning to conduct a prescribed burn next week southwest of the Seedhouse Campground in northern Routt County. Crews will use drip torches to carry out Continue reading