Boulder Ranger District enacts safety road closure Aug. 18 to conduct emergency repairs
Hiking/Backcountry

Boulder Ranger District enacts safety road closure Aug. 18 to conduct emergency repairs

BOULDER Starting at 9 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 18, the U.S. Forest Service’s Boulder Ranger District will close the Middle St. Vrain and Coney Flats roads [National Forest System Roads 114.1 (Middle St. Vrain), 507.1, 507.1A, 507.1B, 507.1C, and 507.1D (Coney Flats)] in the Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests. The closure is due to health … Continue reading

Forest Service finalizes decision on Magnolia trail system
Hiking/Backcountry

Forest Service finalizes decision on Magnolia trail system

NEDERLAND The U.S. Forest Service has released its final decision for the Magnolia Non-Motorized Trails Project. The decision finalizes all elements in the draft decision, including a 44-mile, non-motorized trail system across about 6,000 acres branching out from the Peak to Peak Highway in areas known as East Magnolia and West Magnolia. Currently there are … Continue reading

Forest Service releases draft decision on improved trail system near Nederland
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Forest Service releases draft decision on improved trail system near Nederland

NEDERLAND The U.S. Forest Service has released its final environmental assessment and a draft decision for the Magnolia Non-Motorized Trails Project. The draft decision would approve a 44-mile, non-motorized trail system across about 6,000 acres in Boulder and Gilpin counties in an area along the Peak to Peak Highway known as East Magnolia and West … Continue reading

Forest Service releases draft decision on improved trail system near Nederland
Culture / Hiking/Backcountry

Forest Service releases draft decision on improved trail system near Nederland

NEDERLAND The U.S. Forest Service has released its final environmental assessment and a draft decision for the Magnolia Non-Motorized Trails Project. The draft decision would approve a 44-mile, non-motorized trail system across about 6,000 acres in Boulder and Gilpin counties in an area along the Peak to Peak Highway known as East Magnolia and West … Continue reading

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Forest Service releases final Eldora Mountain Resort decision

BOULDER – The U.S. Forest Service released its final Record of Decision today, Oct. 1, for the Eldora Mountain Resort Ski Area Projects. This decision will allow the ski area to move forward with proposed improvements inside its existing special use permit boundary – such as replacing lifts, adding gladed terrain and new runs, improving … Continue reading

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Forest Service updates Magnolia Trails plan

Public provided second comment opportunity NEDERLAND – The U.S. Forest Service’s Boulder Ranger District is providing a second public comment period on its plans to create a sustainable non-motorized trails system in the Magnolia area near Nederland. The project was initially proposed in 2012 after a fuels reduction project was implemented in the western portion … Continue reading

Forest Service order protects Mount Evans scenic gateway
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Forest Service order protects Mount Evans scenic gateway

IDAHO SPRINGS, Colo.– To improve public safety and protect national resources, the U.S. Forest Service has closed National Forest System lands along a portion of Colo. Highway 103 to camping, campfires and other overnight uses. The closure applies to areas on the Arapaho National Forest within a quarter mile of Highway 103 between Idaho Springs … Continue reading