Climbing

Volcanic Tablelands

Materials spewing from the Long Valley Caldera formed this extraordinary site over 700,000 years ago. The Volcanic Tablelands is a vast volcanic landscape enjoyed by four-wheelers, bouldering and rock climbers, wildlife viewer, and those who enjoy birdwatching, horseback riding, mountain biking, and hiking. Horton Creek Campground and Pleasant Valley ...

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Salmon Falls Creek Reservoir

The Salmon Falls Dam, built in 1910 to provide water for irrigation to farms, has formed this lake, which has become an important recreation area. Anglers will find their prayers answered here, with an abundance of fish including brown trout, chinook and kokanee salmon, yellow perch, black crappie, channel ...

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Alpine Triangle

The Bureau of Land Management cares for 600,000 acres of public land in the upper Gunnison River basin in southwest Colorado. Collaborating with a number of public and private partners, they guide the protection, management, and sustainable use of a wide variety of resources. Ecosystems within the GRA range ...

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Penitente Canyon

The nearby Penitente Canyon, once a place of worship for a small sect of Catholic men, contains perhaps the best concentration of high quality rock climbing routes in the region. This site attracts climbers from around the world and has received their glowing critiques. If rock climbing is an ...

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Gold Belt Recreation Management Area

The Gold Belt Byway offers an adventurous, back country driving experience. The Gold Belt Byway is one of three byways in the state of Colorado that has portions that are gravel, back country roads. The Gold Belt Byway winds through rugged, narrow canyons and traverses expansive mountain grasslands. As visitors drive the Gold ...

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Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest

Located in Washington State along the western slopes of the Cascade Mountains from the Canadian border to the northern boundary of Mt. Rainier National Park lies the Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest. Extending over 140 miles, the Forest covers portions of Whatcom, Skagit, Snohomish, King and Pierce Counties, which ...

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Okanogan National Forest

Located in northern Washington State, lies the 1,706,000 acre Okanogan National Forest that includes the Pasayten and Lake Chelan-Sawtooth Wilderness. Vegetation in the forest varies with grass and shrubs in the lowest elevations near the Columbia River, to the beautiful Ponderosa Pine at mid-elevations, to the Douglas-Fir in the ...

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Altus Lake

Beautiful Altus Lake is located in scenic southwestern Oklahoma, near the city of Lone Wolf. The lake possesses approximately 6,500 acres of clear open water and the park area covers around 4,300 land acres. Fish species in Altus Lake include largemouth bass, walleye, crappie, catfish, hybrid striped bass, and ...

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Malheur National Forest

The 1.7 million acre Malheur National Forest is located in the Blue Mountains of Eastern Oregon. The diverse and beautiful scenery of the forest includes high desert grasslands, sage and juniper, pine, fir and other tree species, and the hidden gems of alpine lakes and meadows. Elevations vary from ...

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Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest

Located in southwestern Oregon and extending into California, the Forest ranges from the crest of the Cascades Mountains west into the Siskiyou Mountains, nearly to the Pacific Ocean. The Forest covers almost 1.8 million acres; portions of the Applegate and Illinois River drainage's extend into northern California. The Rogue ...

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