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Pike National Forest

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Forest region that contains more than one million acres of land with 14,000-foot mountains, fishing streams, campgrounds and wilderness areas.
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Fairplay, CO 80440
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a nice ride and awesome hike while in Pike National Forest. We were lucky enough to see a cow moose with 2 calves while hiking. They were very beautiful and we were able to watch them undisturbed eating and playing for a while. A...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank kingoftheforest1
Reviewed 1 week ago

Took a spontaneous trip over Labor Day weekend with no lodging plans, just the intent to find a great spot for dispersed camping. I was a little concerned because there was a hot air balloon festival in Colorado Springs and it was a holiday weekend....More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank IndianRd18
Reviewed August 7, 2019 via mobile

If you get the chance you have to go to the top of Pikes Peak ! It is breathtaking ! There was quite a bit of road construction , that made it a mess to drive most the way up, then park the car &...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Diana4042013
Reviewed June 26, 2019 via mobile

The view is stunning. We rented a jeep ranger to drive up the mountain. There are amazing views with stops along the way. We are from the Midwest. I have never used all the gears on my car before. I learned how. The park rangers...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank C4246FCgracem
Reviewed May 6, 2019

This national forest offers up amazing Rocky Mountain vistas replete with aspen groves that make the various wildernesses within it perfect for checking out the famous yellow aspens of fall as well as for outstandingly remote backpacking options.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank JohnTC83
Reviewed March 19, 2019

Stayed at the nation park campground. Got to see plenty of wildlife. it was a little tough hiking being a flatlander but after a few days became accustom to the altitude

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Jack B
Reviewed January 31, 2019 via mobile

Memorable views! It's about an hour ride to the top and plenty of places you'll want to stop and take it all in.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank mchurchwell
Reviewed October 20, 2018

I live a mile out of the forest, so needless to say i visit is frequently. The trails are well marked and maintained. Great camping abound. Off roading is endless, may not be beginners trails though. Wildlife is well managed by the forest service.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed August 6, 2018

Must see, I would try and visit in the later part of spring so there would be more snow melt to see.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Rick H
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

Camped at Colorado Campground and did several hikes. This is an awesome place to camp that is not very busy for Colorado.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank AndrewF228
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