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Colorado Trail Protected & Unprotected Areas

Below are all (un)protected areas the Colorado Trail traverses. This information orginates or is based on the Protected Areas Database (PAD) v2.1, released September 15th, 2020 provided by the USGS.

Creating the underlying data is resource intensive. This is a recent feature and more trails will be added in the days to come as processing completes.

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Colorado Trail Protected Areas

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PAD ID Trail Mile Name & Description Category Auth Des Status
189156 0.0 - 3.0 Kassler Center
Private Conservation
Fee RWD PCON 2
419665 0.0 - 0.7 Chatfield State Park
State Park
Fee SPR SP 4
179704 0.0 - 0.7 Chatfield
Recreation Management Area
Fee USACE REC 4
177364 2.5 - 80.1 Pike National Forest
Approved or Proclamation Boundary
Proclamation USFS PROC -
179819 3.0 - 80.1 Pike And San Isabel National Forests
National Forest
Fee USFS NF 3
189142 6.2 - 6.8 Conduit No. 26
Private Conservation
Fee RWD PCON 2
189162 14.9 - 14.9 North Fork South Platte River
Private Conservation
Fee RWD PCON 2
166945 29.4 - 32.6 Green Mountain
Inventoried Roadless Area
Designation USFS IRA 3
166959 38.5 - 38.9 Lost Creek East
Inventoried Roadless Area
Designation USFS IRA 3
170712 38.9 - 60.6 Lost Creek Wilderness
Wilderness Area
Designation USFS WA 1
166961 50.7 - 67.3 Lost Creek West
Inventoried Roadless Area
Designation USFS IRA 3
166955 76.3 - 80.0 Jefferson
Inventoried Roadless Area
Designation USFS IRA 3
179832 80.1 - 141.1 White River National Forest
National Forest
Fee USFS NF 3
177443 80.1 - 141.1 White River National Forest
Approved or Proclamation Boundary
Proclamation USFS PROC -
173668 101.1 - 101.2 Fourmile Bridge Open Space
Local Recreation Area
Designation CNTY LREC 4
173234 101.1 - 101.2 Fourmile Bridge Open Space
Local Recreation Area
Designation CNTY LREC 4
261379 101.1 - 101.1 Unknown
Local Other or Unknown
Fee CNTY LOTH 4
167818 110.2 - 113.8 Tenmile
Inventoried Roadless Area
Designation USFS IRA 3
167803 120.8 - 124.3 Ptarmigan Hill B
Inventoried Roadless Area
Designation USFS IRA 3
167802 124.4 - 132.4 Ptarmigan Hill A
Inventoried Roadless Area
Designation USFS IRA 3
179827 141.1 - 269.1 Pike And San Isabel National Forests
National Forest
Fee USFS NF 3
177384 141.1 - 269.1 San Isabel National Forest
Approved or Proclamation Boundary
Proclamation USFS PROC -
166953 144.5 - 147.9 Holy Cross
Inventoried Roadless Area
Designation USFS IRA 3
170657 147.9 - 153.9 Holy Cross Wilderness
Wilderness Area
Designation USFS WA 1
166967 158.1 - 159.3 Mount Massive
Inventoried Roadless Area
Designation USFS IRA 3
170744 158.3 - 168.6 Mount Massive Wilderness
Wilderness Area
Designation USFS WA 1
169300 161.1 - 162.6 Unknown
Conservation Area
Designation USFS NCA 2
168590 161.1 - 162.4 Classified Area Eo 1-31-1903
Conservation Area
Designation USFS NCA 2
182672 161.1 - 162.6 Leadville National Fish Hatchery
Federal Other or Unknown
Fee FWS FOTH 4
176457 161.1 - 162.6 Leadville National Fish Hatchery
Approved or Proclamation Boundary
Proclamation FWS PROC -
171553 161.1 - 162.6 Leadville National Fish Hatchery_Wilderness Area
Wilderness Area
Designation FWS WA 1
166965 173.1 - 173.1 Mount Elbert
Inventoried Roadless Area
Designation USFS IRA 3
179818 178.1 - 184.4 Pike And San Isabel National Forests
National Forest
Fee USFS NF 3
166941 184.4 - 192.8 Elk Mountain-Collegiate North
Inventoried Roadless Area
Designation USFS IRA 3
179310 184.9 - 227.6 Royal Gorge Field Office
National Public Lands
Fee BLM PUB 3
346077 190.8 - 191.3 Clear Creek Reservoir Swa
State Conservation Area
Other SFW SCA 3
170576 192.8 - 215.2 Collegiate Peaks Wilderness
Wilderness Area
Designation USFS WA 1
166942 206.4 - 215.3 Elk Mountain-Collegiate South
Inventoried Roadless Area
Designation USFS IRA 3
166957 215.7 - 224.8 Kreutzer-Princeton
Inventoried Roadless Area
Designation USFS IRA 3
315909 226.8 - 227.6 Unknown
State Resource Management Area
Fee SLB SRMA 3
166964 236.1 - 247.8 Mount Antero
Inventoried Roadless Area
Designation USFS IRA 3
166938 253.8 - 260.7 Chipeta
Inventoried Roadless Area
Designation USFS IRA 3
177290 258.8 - 388.4 Gunnison National Forest
Approved or Proclamation Boundary
Proclamation USFS PROC -
165722 258.8 - 262.4 Agate Creek
Inventoried Roadless Area
Designation USFS IRA 3
166990 268.3 - 268.6 Starvation Creek
Inventoried Roadless Area
Designation USFS IRA 3
177047 269.7 - 401.1 San Luis Valley Conservation Area
Approved or Proclamation Boundary
Proclamation FWS PROC -
167033 269.7 - 275.9 Antora Meadows / Bear Creek
Inventoried Roadless Area
Designation USFS IRA 3
177369 269.7 - 401.1 Rio Grande National Forest
Approved or Proclamation Boundary
Proclamation USFS PROC -
179820 269.7 - 401.1 Rio Grande National Forest
National Forest
Fee USFS NF 3
176392 269.7 - 401.1 San Luis Valley Conservation Area
Approved or Proclamation Boundary
Proclamation FWS PROC -
165737 281.3 - 297.1 Cochetopa Hills
Inventoried Roadless Area
Designation USFS IRA 3
165738 323.6 - 327.4 Cochetopa
Inventoried Roadless Area
Designation USFS IRA 3
170693 327.4 - 352.4 La Garita Wilderness
Wilderness Area
Designation USFS WA 1
167039 350.9 - 357.6 Bristol Head
Inventoried Roadless Area
Designation USFS IRA 3
167037 369.2 - 373.9 Big Buck / Kitty / Ruby
Inventoried Roadless Area
Designation USFS IRA 3
165732 370.8 - 374.1 Carson
Inventoried Roadless Area
Designation USFS IRA 3
167064 380.8 - 391.4 Pole Mountain / Finger Mesa
Inventoried Roadless Area
Designation USFS IRA 3
165734 382.2 - 388.4 Cataract
Inventoried Roadless Area
Designation USFS IRA 3
179319 390.2 - 395.1 San Luis Valley Field Office
National Public Lands
Fee BLM PUB 3
170918 393.9 - 409.9 Weminuche Wilderness
Wilderness Area
Designation USFS WA 1
179828 395.3 - 486.0 San Juan National Forest
National Forest
Fee USFS NF 3
177385 395.3 - 486.0 San Juan National Forest
Approved or Proclamation Boundary
Proclamation USFS PROC -
179345 395.3 - 395.3 Tres Rios Field Office
National Public Lands
Fee BLM PUB 3
167225 410.1 - 414.5 Weminuche Adjacent
Inventoried Roadless Area
Designation USFS IRA 3
168760 410.2 - 412.9 Molas Pass Wsa
Wilderness Study Area
Designation USFS WSA 2
168751 412.9 - 413.0 Molas Pass Recreation Area
National Recreation Area
Designation USFS NRA 3
167220 415.2 - 433.0 San Miguel
Inventoried Roadless Area
Designation USFS IRA 3
168754 433.0 - 466.5 Hermosa Creek
Special Designation Area
Designation USFS SDA 3
167209 434.9 - 444.7 Blackhawk Mountain
Inventoried Roadless Area
Designation USFS IRA 3
167215 448.0 - 482.3 Hermosa
Inventoried Roadless Area
Designation USFS IRA 3
170653 448.5 - 458.8 Hermosa Creek Wilderness
Wilderness Area
Designation USFS WA 1

Colorado Trail Unprotected Areas

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ID Mile Range Description Trail/PAD Maps
0 180.92 - 181.65 Unprotected Designation Fee Proclamation Easement Other Unknown
1 185.62 - 185.70 Unprotected Designation Fee Proclamation Easement Other Unknown
2 284.48 - 284.59 Unprotected Designation Fee Proclamation Easement Other Unknown
3 286.92 - 287.12 Unprotected Designation Fee Proclamation Easement Other Unknown
4 318.46 - 318.56 Unprotected Designation Fee Proclamation Easement Other Unknown
5 318.67 - 318.91 Unprotected Designation Fee Proclamation Easement Other Unknown
6 388.38 - 389.39 Unprotected Designation Fee Proclamation Easement Other Unknown
7 389.84 - 390.32 Unprotected Designation Fee Proclamation Easement Other Unknown
8 390.45 - 390.51 Unprotected Designation Fee Proclamation Easement Other Unknown
9 390.61 - 391.07 Unprotected Designation Fee Proclamation Easement Other Unknown
10 391.42 - 391.57 Unprotected Designation Fee Proclamation Easement Other Unknown
11 395.11 - 395.20 Unprotected Designation Fee Proclamation Easement Other Unknown

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