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Rio Grande National Forest

Address: 1803 W. Highway 160, Monte Vista, CO 81144
Phone Number: 719-852-5941
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Type: Forests, National Parks, Nature & Parks
Owner description: US Dept of Agriculture forest land.
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Type: Forests, National Parks, Nature & Parks
Owner description: US Dept of Agriculture forest land.

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Deerfield Beach, Florida
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Unbelievable beautiful place for nature's lovers! We went at end of December 2014 on a road trip from Florida do CO & NM. This part of the trip - from Boulder, CO to Los Alamos, NM was really the most beautiful. We need to stop the car every few miles to take pictures.... was cold.. really cold. At the top... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Hiked in the South San Juan Wilderness Area, which is part of the Rio Grande National Forest. Started at Three Forks Trail Head to Blue Lake (Day 1); Blue Lake to Lake Ann (Day 2) ; Lake Ann back to trail head (Day 3). There is good trout fishing at Blue Lake. The hike on the Continental Divide is gorgeous.... More 

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Alamosa, Colorado
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178 reviews 178 reviews
16 attraction reviews
94 helpful votes 94 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
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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