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Rocky Mountain District Office

The Rocky Mountain District manages about 1.8 million surface acres and 12 million acres of subsurface minerals. The district is comprised of the Royal Gorge Field Office and the San Luis Valley Field Office. The Arkansas Headwaters Recreation Area, part of the Royal Gorge Field Office, is co-managed with Colorado Parks and Wildlife and is one of the nation’s most popular areas for commercial and private whitewater rafting, as well as premier guided and private fishing opportunities. The area attracts more than 740,000 visitors annually who contribute more than $1 million to the local economy.


Jon Sherve

Acting District Manager

Chris Ziegler

Deputy District Manager



Mailing Address:
3028 E. Main St
Canon City, CO 81212
Phone: 719-269-8500
Fax: 719-269-8599

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