Tag Archives: Routt National Forest

Prescribed Burn Planned Northwest of Walden

controlled-burns-300Routt National Forest fire crews are planning to conduct a prescribed burn this month, approximately twenty miles northwest of Walden, in the area of Big Creek Lakes and Twisty Park. The Big Creek Lakes Prescribed Continue reading

Prescribed Burn Planned for South of Hayden

controlled-burns-300Routt National Forest fire crews are hoping to conduct a prescribed burn this week near the Indian Run State Wildlife Area in western Routt County, south of Hayden. The Indian Run Prescribed Burn will take place on the Yampa Continue reading

Forest Officials Removing Temporary Signs on Rabbit Ears Pass

routt-natl-forest-signStaff from the Routt National Forest began removing the marker poles for skier/snowshoe trails on Rabbit Ears Pass this past week. Trail users should be aware of their location at all times since some temporary signage will no longer be in Continue reading

Forest Officials Remind Residents Some Areas Off Limits to Motorized Use

routt-natl-forest-signRoutt National Forest officials would like to remind winter recreationists that they need to be aware of where they are on Forest lands, as regulations for usage vary widely east of Steamboat. Many areas are open to all forms of Continue reading

Snowmobile Trail Closed for Logging

routt-natl-forest-signA short stretch of groomed snowmobile trail will be closed this winter for logging operations near No Name Creek on a southeast portion of the Routt National Forest. Snowmobilers should prepare in advance to use alternate travel routes. Continue reading

Forest Visitors Asked to Avoid Certain Areas for Wildlife Purposes

forest-service-signA long-standing request for public involvement in big game, winter range management is being made by the Routt National Forest again this year. The U.S. Forest Service is asking recreational users to stay out of designated elk and deer winter range areas from November 15th to April 15th. Courtesy closure signage has been Continue reading

Conservation Project Completed on Routt County Property

BLMWestern Rivers Conservancy, the Bureau of Land Management and the U.S. Forest Service completed conservation of a historic property at the confluence of the Yampa River and Sarvis Creek yesterday. The project conserves outstanding fish and wildlife habitat and opens Continue reading

Burn Planned In Northern Routt County Tomorrow

routt-natl-forest-signRoutt National Forest fire crews are planning to conduct a prescribed burn tomorrow and possibly Sunday, southwest of the Seedhouse Campground in northern Routt County.  Suitable weather and fuel moisture will determine the exact date of this burn. Continue reading

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