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No Fires
No Pets
Water Unknown
About Canyon Lakes Ranger District, west of Fort Collins

Canyon Lakes Ranger District is located in north-central Colorado and encompasses approximately 650,000 acres in the Roosevelt National Forest, mostly in Larimer County. The Canyon Lakes Ranger District offers visitors a variety of recreation opportunities throughout the year, and also provides for traditional uses, such as permits for firewood gathering and grazing. We are home to four Wilderness areas, three national recreation trails, two historic districts, and Colorado’s only Wild and Scenic River.

State Highways 34, 36 and 14 allow for easy access to one of our many hiking trails, campgrounds, four-wheel drive roads, and lakes and streams.

Stop by our office in Fort Collins, CO, and we’ll be glad to help you discover the many great reasons to visit your national forest.

Operator
USDA Forest Service
Access
Features
No Electric Hookups
No Fires
No Pets
Not Reservable
No Sewer Hookups
No Showers
No Water Hookups
Contact
Location
Canyon Lakes Ranger District, west of Fort Collins is located in Colorado
Latitude
40.5602 N
Longitude
-105.0817 W
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Directions
From Interstate 25 to our visitor center in Fort Collins, CO. Take the Prospect Road exit and travel approximately four and one-half miles west. Turn left onto Centre Avenue (south). Our building is located at the third entrance (top of the hill) into the Natural Resources Research Center. Canyon Lakes District Office and Visitor Center (1st floor) . Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests and Pawnee National Grasslands Headquarters (2nd floor)
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