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Your national forests and grasslands are 193 million acres of vast, scenic beauty waiting for you to discover. Visitors who choose to recreate on these public lands find more than 150,000 miles of trails, 10,000 developed recreation sites, 57,000 miles of streams, 122 alpine ski areas, 338,000 heritage sites, and specially designated sites that include 9,100 miles of byways, 22 recreation areas, 11 scenic areas, 439 wilderness areas, 122 wild and scenic rivers, nine monuments, and one preserve. And remember, “It’s All Yours.”

Rec Area Description Status
Buford New Castle Road #245 The Buford New Castle Road is the main thoroughfare across the Flat Tops. The road is graveled and suitable for passenger cars. OHV travel is NOT allowed on the road. The road (shoulder) is approved for biking, horses and foot travel. The road closes at the West Elk Trailhead, also known as the 'gravel pit' or the snowmobile staging area, November 23 annually.  Winter use begins when the snow level is suitable and ends approximately May 20.
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Burnout Cnyn/Upper Electric Lake Scenic Byway Sign  For a description of this site, please contact the Price Ranger District: 435-636-3500.
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Burnt Ridge Road #651.1  Burnt Ridge Road is 7.6 miles. It is opne to vehicles with high clearance, ohv, motorcycle, horse, bicycle and foot traffic.Tthe Connects to #603 and #640.
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Caja Del Rio Area The Caja del Rio area is a lower elevation and drier section of the Santa Fe National Forest.  This is mainly a Piñon-Juniper dominated vegetation zone with areas of sage and mixed grasses.  It is often open for recreational opportunities when the rest of the Forest is snowed over.  Watch for seasonal road closures due to wet and very muddy roads.  It is another good area for solitude and lesser travelled trails. 
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Calabasas Group Site Calabasas Group Site
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Calpine Fire Lookout Calpine is a forest fire lookout tower that was actively used every summer until 1975.  It is a three-story structure with external stairs.  The top room or observation cab is the only rental space available at this time.  Visitors renting the lookout will have spectacular views of the surrounding mountains, sunrises, sunsets and stargazing. 
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Camp 4 Group Campsite and Day Use Area This is a group Campsite for parties ranging from 2-35.  It is a developed campground with tables, fire pits, restroom with vault toilet and garbage pick up.   It costs $30 per night and can be reserved on recreation.gov or reserveamerica.com Behind the group camp site is a day use area open to the public.  Hours are from 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.  No camping allowed. Please do not dam up the river, it must flow to remain healthy. For more information please call the District Office at 530-964-2184
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Campground: Soda Spring Soda Spring Campground is a small, rustic site located at the end of Forest Road 4510.052 in a stand of Douglas fir, western hemlock, and silver fir. The Campground has 6 sites suitable for tent camping, pickup campers, or smaller trailers. Summit Creek is nearby but not visible from the site but there are a number of dispersed sites along the creek in the area. Sites have moderate screening and are not crowded. There is one old-style double vault toilet and an information board. All sites have tables and fire rings with grill feature. This campground tends to be lightly used and quiet, with only minor local traffic. The access route is moderately steep single lane with occasional pullouts. Larger trailers are not recommended.
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Campground: Summit Summit Creek Campground is a small, rustic site located on a small flat between Summit Creek and Forest Road 4510 in a mid-elevation stand of Douglas fir, western hemlock, and western red cedar. Access to the creek is available but a high, steep bank makes it challenging. The site is visually exposed to local traffic on Forest Road 4510 and can be dusty at times. The area is open with no screening between camp units. There are 6 campsites available. Units 1-5 are suitable for tent camping or pickup campers. Unit 6, on the other side of Forest Road 4510, may be suitable for short trailers. Trailers are not recommended for the main campground area due to size and poor road conditions within the site. Parking spurs are not level.
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Camping Area (6S07F) Trail difficulty: Trail segment is rated as easy.
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