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Pike National Forest

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Fairplay, CO 80440
+1 719-836-2031
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Great backpacking in Lost Creek Wilderness

We backpacked for 6 days/5 nights with our 4 kids, ages 5,6,14,16 in Lost Creek Wilderness. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Teresa M
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Living life fully!

Six months ago we decided to try life of nomads in our 14 foot vintage Shasta trailer. We spent... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
grammapew
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Knoxville, Iowa
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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.
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good21%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“hiking trails” (2 reviews)
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We backpacked for 6 days/5 nights with our 4 kids, ages 5,6,14,16 in Lost Creek Wilderness. The trails were well maintained and well marked. There were plentiful campsites near water. Mosquitos were bad mid-June. There were lots of RV spots as well. Water can be...More

Thank Teresa M
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Six months ago we decided to try life of nomads in our 14 foot vintage Shasta trailer. We spent the winter in Arizona, Mexico and California. My nieces graduation from Denver University led us to the beautiful Pike National Forest. If you like privacy and...More

Thank grammapew
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Reviewed February 10, 2018

lots to see deep in the forest or on the outter edge. its very charming, be sure to gas up before you head too far down.

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Reviewed November 22, 2017

Did a tour of here with some hired Jeeps. Be warned some of the tracks are very rough & challenging! Great views & solitude.

Thank tr7v8
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Reviewed October 26, 2017

There are countless hiking trails, 4wd trails, campgrounds in various parts of the Pike National Forest. Get out and enjoy them. Pike is one of the drier spots in Colorado, so take plenty of water, and be careful out there. That's not to say there...More

Thank Janet F
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Reviewed September 14, 2017

Drove up into the National Forest and took a short hike with the family. Wonderful being out in the woods, up in Colorado!

Thank catherineblevins
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Reviewed September 7, 2017

Many 14'ers included and some of the best views on the planet are encompassed by this National Forest. So many great outdoor activities all year.

Thank diesel468
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Reviewed July 31, 2017 via mobile

We stayed in the South Meadows Campground for one night on our road trip from Texas to Yellowstone. We originally booked site #2 but the host said she had an open site towards the back. We ended up with a lovely, big site (23 I...More

Thank jvfische
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Reviewed July 28, 2017

What else can I say. It is public land in the Colorado mountains. What's not to like?? Plenty of hiking available.

Thank Cruiser9901
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Reviewed June 22, 2017

With over 600 vehicles per hour going through Fairplay last weekend, the best place to be was deep in the Pike National forest. The real Colorado is best seen on foot while the rest speed on down the highway. We saw a moose casually dining...More

Thank Gregorio47
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