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Eldorado National Forest

From granite peaks to quiet meadows, wild rivers to serene mountain lakes, the Eldorado National Forest offers visitors a wealth of experiences.  Whether you visit for a few hours or a few weeks, the Forest has something to offer — by car, by foot, by horse, or by bike. Home to spectacular wildflowers, a unique geologic diversity, and historic sites and trails, the Forest preserves a tapestry of natural and human history awaiting your exploration.

Come explore, experience, and enjoy the Eldorado National Forest!

A time of crises

The Eldorado National Forest is in a time of crises. Global warming, drought, pestilence, devastating fires and other factors are threatening the forest we love. To get an idea of what lies ahead in the future, and to learn about some of the things the Eldorado Forest can do (and is doing) to reduce the impact of climate change, please click here: Eldorado National Forest Climate Summary 2021


Eldorado National Forest