White River National Forest Guide

White River National Forest is the most visited national forest in the country. This spectacular area encompasses over 2.3 million acres and boasts 11 world-class ski resorts. Inside the forest, you can explore more than 2,500 miles of pristine hiking trails that take you to the bases of some of the most formidable peaks in Colorado and fishing in some of the best lakes in the region. Nearby attractions at the Betty Ford Alpine Gardens and the John Denver Sanctuary invite you to experience the history of the resilient mountain flora and the relaxed vibe of the high-altitude culture as you enjoy your time in this majestic area. 

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White River National Forest Hiking Trails

Things to Do

Activities in White River National Forest

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How to get to White River National Forest

Address: 900 Grand Avenue, Glenwood Springs, CO, 81601

Fee: Entry fee (per person, per day) $10 Children 15 and under receive free admission.

White River National Forest allows you to take your time as you explore the rugged terrain and magnificent landscapes of one of Colorado's most popular hiking and skiing areas. Within the park, you can experience a number of exciting activities while having nearby access to the world-famous mountain towns of Aspen and Vail, along with Glenwood Springs, Beaver Creek, and Breckenridge. No matter what season you choose to visit, an RV is a fantastic way to make everlasting memories and enjoy the immensity and beauty of the White River.