Welcome to the Royal Gorge Field Office in Canon City

This office administers over 680,000 surface acres of public land along the Front Range and 6.8 million sub-surface acres. Since the field office spans such a large area, it covers a variety of terrain and is involved in a multitude of initiatives. For more information, click on "programs."

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In the Spotlight


Press Releases

BLM seeks participants in recreation focus groups (10/23/2014)

BLM to celebrate expansion of Garden Park National natural Landmark designation (10/02/14)

BLM public comment period begins, public meeting scheduled (HAMET) (09/29/2014) 

Interagency fall prescribed burn program about to begin (09/17/2014)

BLM starts public scoping period for new trails at Oil Well Flat (08/29/2014)

• 2013 news releases
News release archives    


NEPA Projects 

Vegetation Management (May 1, 2013): The Bureau of Land Management and U.S. Forest Service are seeking public input on proposed vegetation management in Chaffee and Lake counties. The proposed management would restore, maintain and enhance vegetative conditions through various treatment methods including the use of mechanical and hand tools, and prescribed fire.

Gravel Quarry Environmental Assessment (December 20, 2012)  This final environmental assessment (with the Decision) is titled "Mineral Materials Competitive Sale in Fremont County, CO" DOI-BLM-CO-200-2011-0092 EA

New Elk Coal Lease Environmental Assessment (NEPA #DOI-BLM-CO-200-2009-0018 EA)  - This link goes to the Royal Gorge Field Office NEPA log. Links to the EA, maps, and Geologic Engineering and Maximum Economic Recovery Report are posted there. Look for the NEPA number provided above.


Frequently Requested

• Over The River TM
 Arkansas River Travel Management Plan 
 Front Range Resource Advisory Council 
 Geothermal
 Placer Mining Information 
 Royal Gorge Field Office Internet NEPA Register 
 Royal Gorge Resource Management Plan (RMP) 
 South Park Land Tenure Adjustment EA 
 Travel Management Planning 
 Turtle Rock Scheduling Calendar  
 


Royal Gorge Map - Click to Enlarge


Special Links
Arkansas Headwaters Recreation Area (AHRA)

COLORADO FIRE RESTRICTIONS (all counties, all agencies)

Gold Belt Tour National Scenic Byway

Garden Park Fossil Area

Shelf Road Recreation Area

Pike and San Isabel National Forests

Wild Horse and Burros ProgramWild Horse and Burro Program


Road Conditions

Information on current road conditions and special closures is available 7-days a week, 24-hours a day, by calling our office at 719-269-8500!



 

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Royal Gorge Field Office  |  3028 East Main Street  |  Cañon City, Colorado 81212
719-269-8500  |  Fax 719-269-8599