GET OUT AND GO WILD - GET INSPIRED - GET AN ATTITUDE ADJUSTMENT
Clouds and light provide a unique interplay above the High Peaks and Ridges
The Sangres tower above the forest
Aspen Leaves along the trail
The aspens are a graphic reminder of the seasons
Hummingbirds crowd the feeders all summer long
Snow won't stop you from enjoying this winter wonderland
Sherrie York photo
Sunrise on the Peaks
First light illuminates the summits of the Sangres.
Weather from the peaks has dropped down into the forest creating a mystical atmosphere.
The Big Meadow
Gibbs Peak towers over the lower elevations in the forest.
Sunset Fire in the Sky
Your schedule in the San Isabel NF will revolve around the sunrise and sunset light show.
The Delicate Mariposa Lily
Come see and enjoy our wildflowers for a day or a week.
Dew on Aspen
The Aspen Forest adds beauty all year long.
Camp At The Pond
One morning these hunters awoke to a black bear swimming in this pond. What wildlife miracles might be waiting for you?
Trails To Adventure
Miles of trails lead into the Sangre de Cristo Wilderness, should you desire.
Aspens Near The Ponds
Summer, Winter, Spring or Fall these trees are an attraction.
Visit the Ponds
Ponds provide the perfect place for picnicking, fishing, relaxing, birding, wildlife watching, hiking, camping and getting away from it all.
Sky Watching both Morning and Night
Sangres and Hummers
Come see the four species of hummingbirds that visit area feeders. Broad-tailed, Rufous, Calliope and Black-chinned
The Sunny Spine of the Sangres
Enjoy the spectacular scenery
A Cabin in the Woods
Silent Nights and Sunny Days
Spectacular Sangre de Cristos
Snow - You Bet
Winter gives you an entirely different experience
The Light is Ever Changing
Ponds provide a great place to relax, camp, fish, picnic, hike and just reflect upon the quality of life in the Sangre de Cristos
Clouds over the Sangres
The never-ending light show on the Sangre de Cristo Spine is spell-binding.
Fall at the Pond
There is a rustic cabin near the edge of this pond.
Sherrie York photo
Clouds Over Gibbs Peak
Weather at 13,553' Sherrie York photo
History is everywhere you look.
Trail through the Aspens
The San Isabel National Forest, the Sangre de Cristo Wilderness and the 101 mile long Rainbow Trail are popular with visitors.
Pikes Peak in the Early Light
Visiting the Ponds in the Fall
There is nothing like the fall colors at the ponds. The aspens outdo themselves every autumn.
Just a Hint of Color on High Peaks
Where History Sleeps
Ghost towns, abandoned trails, old cabins and historical sites lead to an exciting exploration of the area's unique history.
Santa and Mrs Claus Bring Smiles
Schedule a Santa Visit for your event.
THIS IS THE PLACE
The majesty and splendor of the scenic Rocky Mountains, High Plains and Canyons
An adventure that will bring you closer to nature
Wildlife at your doorstep, tent side or trailside in the National Forest
Nature's color palette exposed for your senses to enjoy and your photos to capture
Appreciate Colorado's Wild Country - any season of the year!
Families w/children from babies to teens, Couples, Groups and Singles - Fun for all ages