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Rio Grande National Forest

1803 W. Highway 160, Monte Vista, CO 81144
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Description: US Dept of Agriculture forest land.
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Alamosa, Colorado
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149 reviews 149 reviews
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64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

There are some beautiful areas in the Rio Grande National Forest. Visit the campgrounds in Creede, like River Hill or Big Meadows Campground outside of South Fork. There's great fishing at the reservoirs as well as at Poag Lake and Pass Lake.

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Jensen Beach, Florida
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2013

if you're an outdoorsman, this is the nat'l forest in colorado to experience. crowds are minimal, except for july and august. sept is my favorite month because the tourists are gone and all the peaks and passes are hikable w/ no to little snow. lots of elk, grouse, minerals, fossils. on a typical hike in june or sept you might... More

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Borger, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2012

Beutiful with something for everyone We will be back, fishing is great, lots of lakes, streams rio grande river.

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