Flat Tops Wilderness White River and Routt national forests.

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Published by Forest Service, Dept. of Agriculture in [Washington, D.C.?] .

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  • Wilderness areas -- Colorado.,
  • Wildlife conservation -- Colorado.,
  • Flat Tops Wilderness (Colo.)

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Shipping list no.: 98-0062-P.

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Other titlesWhite River and Routt national forests.
ContributionsUnited States. Forest Service.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 sheet :
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Open LibraryOL15483130M

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The primary catch on our horseback day trips is brook trout and cutthroats. Our closest camps in the Flat Tops Wilderness are 2 miles and 1, ft. elevation gain from our base camp. Our farthest camps are 9+ miles and over 3, ft elevation gain into the area. Public access is by foot and horseback only.

There is absolutely no vehicle access into the area. Flat Tops is a mountain range located in Colorado within the Routt and White River National Forests. The area is home to one hundred and ten ponds and lakes. Much of the range is within the boundary of the Flat Tops Wilderness Flat Tops Wilderness Area can be accessed by Colorado Rd 7 through the town of Yampa, in Routt County, Colorado.

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Flat Tops Wilderness Area is the third largest U.S. Wilderness Area in isacres ( km 2), w acres ( km 2) in Routt National Forest andacres ( km 2) in White River National was designated a wilderness area in Trappers Lake, located in the north of the area, was the lake that inspired Arthur Carhart, a United Flat Tops Wilderness book Forest Location: Garfield / Rio Blanco / Eagle counties.

A horseback ride up to the top of the Flat Tops or just around the lake is not to be missed. Experience the wilderness like those before us during the days of trappers and pioneers. Full day $/person. Lunch is included. Half day $90/person. 2 Hour $60/person. All rides are guided, as required by the Forest Service and our insurance on: PO Box Meeker, CO USA.

The Flat Tops Wilderness, designated a wilderness area in by the United States Congress and nicknamed “The Cradle of Wilderness”, is the 2nd largest wilderness area in Colorado. The entire expanse of the Flat Tops is located in the White River and Routt National Forests (managed by the US Forest Service).

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The Flat Tops Wilderness contains a wide range of vegetation zones influenced by elevation and climate. At lower elevations, between 7, and 9, feet, south facing slopes are usually covered with sage, Gambel oak and aspen.

The moister north facing slopes are characterized by dense stands of conifers. Flat Tops Wilderness Guides, Big Game Hunting and Expeditions, Gypsum, Colorado.

1, likes 40 talking about this. Flat Tops Wilderness Guides is a permitted hunting, fishing and summer trip. Known as the “Cradle of Wilderness,” the Flat Tops are said to have inspired Congress to create the Wilderness Act. It is Colorado’s second largest wilderness area consisting ofacres of alpine lakes, streams, peaks, and wildlife.

Flat Tops Wilderness: Home > PSD Limits > Map, List > Flat Tops Wilderness. General Information. State(s): Colorado.

County(s): Eagle, Garfield, Rio Blanco. Forest Service Administrative Unit(s): Rocky Mountain Region (Region 2) -- Routt National Forest, White River National Forest. Size: acres. A flyover view of Trappers Lake and a large portion of the Flat Tops Wilderness.

For 82 scenic miles, Colorado's Flat Tops Trail Scenic Byway winds its way through lush river valleys, skirts the bountiful Flat Tops Wilderness and climbs over two of Colorado’s least-traveled passes. At the end of the journey in Meeker, you're greeted by a town filled with pastoral charm and a gritty these pit stops along the way.

The final stop on the Flat Tops Wilderness Scenic Byway, Meeker is a ranching and energy town, famous for the Meeker Classic Sheepdog Championship event, held there every year in September. Historically, it is the location of the Meeker Massacre which took place there inand became the catalyst for the implementation of the Colorado Ute.

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The Yurt is perched on the edge of the Flat Tops Wilderness. Hunt the wilderness and also enjoy exclusive hunting privileges to acres of our private land. 4 Person Minimum when booking the Yurt for all Hunting Seasons. Archery Season - 7 night - $/person 1st Rifle Season - 6 night - $/person 2nd Rifle Season - 7 night - $/person 3rd Rifle Season - 7 night - $/person 4th.

Colorado. From a distance, the Flat Tops could be mistaken for the setting of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's classic The Lost World, in which dinosaurs roam cloud-penetrating mesas in a land that time 10, to 12,foot-high tablelands seem to levitate above the surrounding valleys, altogether out of place in a state known for jagged : Ted Stedman.

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The Flat Tops Wilderness Area is unique, a high plateau at 11, feet. Its nearly flat surface is covered with woodlands and alpine meadows, pockmarked with hundreds of lakes and drained by mountain streams.

The wilderness is accessed by a network of trails for hikers and horseback riders alike. A visitor could spend an entire season here and not see all of this magnificent wilderness.

This. Located in the Flat Tops Wilderness, the Wagon Wheel Trail is named after the carts that ferried goods from near Heart Lake down to the original logging camps in the area. High up, above Glenwood Canyon on the Flat Tops are miles of prime Colorado hiking terrain.

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Situated between 8,’ – 12,’, the Flat Tops are a combination of large lakes, pristine rivers, high plateau mountains, and amazing scenery. About Us Bruce Clatterbaugh, owner of Adams Lodge Outfitters Adams Lodge Outfitters is a family owned and operated wilderness outfitting business catering to the avid outdoors person interested in hunting and fishing the Flat Tops Wilderness Area of the White River National Forest.

MINERAL RESOURCES OF THE FLAT TOPS PRIMITIVE AREA, COLORADO C3 ' C FIGURE 1. Location of Flat Tops area. the west a graded road leads to South Fork Campground.

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There is no fee to enter the wilderness area, but a permit must be obtained from the trailhead and displayed at all times. It would also be wise to pick up a map of the northwestern part of the flat tops wilderness from REI or your favorite outdoor retailer.

More Author: Paul Bourdon. This sparkling alpine lake in northwestern Colorado’s Flat Tops Wilderness Area was the birthplace of America’s wilderness movement.

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It is well known as some of the very best elk and deer country anywhere. Wildlife in the area include elk, mule deer, black bear, big horn sheep, mountain, antelope, and an occasional moose. Flat Tops Wilderness Guides, Big Game Hunting and Expeditions, Gypsum, Colorado. 1, likes 51 talking about this.

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The summer pack trips consist of a fully guided trip that will take your breath away and leave you speechless. The family camps are ideal for families to get away and be in touch with the great outdoors.Island Lake / South Derby Creek – Flat Tops Wilderness Posted: by Sam Szarka The Island Lakes trail (#) begins near Crescent and Mackinaw Lakes and climbs over a mountain pass offering great views of the three Island Lakes below.

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