PAWNEE NATIONAL GRASSLANDS MAP COLORADO
193,000 acres. Administered by Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests, Pawnee National Grasslands is made up of two units in northeast Colorado. It’s an area of shortgrass prairie, with low sandstone buttes amid the flat plains. Wildlife includes deer, antelope, coyote, and fox.
Activities: Backpacking, hiking, and horseback riding are possible throughout the region. Due to the scarcity of trails, most travel is cross-country. Fishing is available, and hunting is permitted in season.
Camping Regulations: Camping is allowed throughout the National Grasslands, as are campfires, except where otherwise prohibited. Permits are not required.
For Further Information: Pawnee National Grasslands, 240 West Prospect Road, Fort Collins, CO 80526; (303)498-1100.