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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.”

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Rec area marker Soup Springs Trailhead Two trails begin at the Soup Springs campground.  One for hikers starts just at the entrance to the campground and the other begins at the corrals.  Both meet a short way later, forming the Slide Creek Trail.  Slide Creek Trail then connects with Mill Creek Trail and then on up to Summit Trail.
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Rec area marker South Emerson Trailhead This trailhead and Emerson Campground are located at the end of Forest Road 40, off Co. Rd. 1 just south of Eagleville. Both South and North Emerson Trailheads start from here.  These trails form a loop as well as give access to the eastern slopes of the South Warner Wilderness and Owl Creek Trail.  A suggestion would be to take the South Emerson Trail going up and return via the North Emerson Trail. Bear Camp Flat Trail connects with the South Emerson Trail.
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Rec area marker Spence Hot Spring Trailhead Spence Hot Spring is reached from a short hike from the parking area. Located five (5) miles north of Jemez Ranger District Office. There is no location sign for the spring. The paved parking area accomodates seven vehicles. The popular Spence Hot Spring includes a small pool that accomodate a relativel low number of people. Although the spring maintains a 95 degree temperature the water has been cooling for the last several years and is considered to be a warm spring at approximately body temperature. The area has suffered considerable resource damage due to overuse. No glass containers, camping or campfires are permitted along the trail and at the spring.
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Rec area marker Split Creek Trailhead Split Creek Trailhead
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Rec area marker Split Creek Trailhead and River Access Stop at the Split Creek Trailhead and take a break from your drive on the Northwest Passage Scenic Byway and enjoy a picnic while taking in views of the Lochsa River. The Split Creek Trailhead and river access area is located off US Highway 12 at milepost 112 on the Lochsa River—actually; one can hardly miss it due to the gorgeous wooden pack bridge spanning the Lochsa River which provides access to the 1.34 million acre Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness! The trailhead is equipped with a gravel parking area, hitch rails, and is a popular take-out for boaters.
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Rec area marker Spruce Mountain Picnic Site Note: This site is located behind a gate which is locked when the fire tower is not staffed.  If you plan to drive to Spruce Mountain Picnic site, call ahead to make sure the gate is open: 928-443-8000. At 7,700-feet in elevation, Spruce Mountain Picnic site is the highest recreation site on the Prescott National Forest, and is home to the Spruce Mountain fire look-out tower which is staffed seasonally.      Facilities 4 picnic tables No fire pits 4 pedestal grills Hitching rack No drinking water Vault toilet No garbage service- Please pack it out 
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Rec area marker Stillwater Boating Site Two-lane boat ramp with courtesy dock located on the western end of Lake Granby. Facilities include restroom, fee machine, gin pole for raising sailboat masts, and parking for vehicles with boat trailers. All boats are subject to inspection for zebra and quagga mussels as mandated by Colorado State regulations.
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Rec area marker Summer Home Sno-Park The Summer Home Sno-Park is a small plowed area off of State Highway 140 near Fish Lake. It is primarily used by Nordic skiers, but occasionally snowmobilers use this facility, as well. It is a road junction that is plowed of snow by Oregon Department of Transportation and is not a formal parking area.
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Rec area marker Terwilliger (Cougar) Hot Springs Trailhead This trailhead provides access to: Rider Creek Trail #3319 Terwilliger Hot Springs See trail pages for more information.
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Rec area marker Thousand Springs Sno-Park / Staging Thousand Springs Trailhead provides year-round access.  In the summer it provides access to the Prospect OHV Trail system, and in winter it allows access to snowmobile trails that connect to the Diamond Lake and Claude Lewis Sno-Park areas.  Parking is available for approximately 40-50 vehicles. There are toilets, and a warming shelter with wood stove at the Sno-Park.  The Sno-Park can be crowded, especially on holiday weekends.  Water is NOT available. KNOW BEFORE YOU GO
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