San Juan National Forest - Southwestern Colorado
This map is one of the older maps we have posted on the site and we really wish they had some of the shaded topo features on them because this area is NOT flat, as the map tends to convey.
Travel on scenic and sometimes challenging backroads is a favorite pastime in this area. Be sure that you, and your vehicle, are properly prepared for any and all conditions you are likely to face. Please refer to the area matrix for a guide on what actives are allowed at which times of year. They can be confusing…
Huge expanses of land that seem to be ringed in large mountain ranges give you a serious feeling of isolation and provides a reasonably unmolested view of what the West used to be not too long ago.