BLM announces April 15 as opening date for Wolford Mountain Special Recreation Management Area
KREMMLING, Colo. – The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has announced the opening date for the Wolford Mountain Special Recreation Management Area (SMRA) for April 15.
There are approximately 120 miles of designated roads and motorized trails in the Wolford Mountain SRMA. Motorized use is restricted to designated routes with some routes open to specific types of vehicles only – signs indicate allowable uses; fenced areas are closed to motorized use. Colorado Off Highway Vehicle (OHV) registration is required on all non-licensed vehicles; out of state OHV registrations and license plates are not valid in Colorado.
As a reminder, there is no garbage services within the SRMA, and visitors must pack out all refuse.
The public lands within the Wolford Mountain area offer a wide variety of recreational opportunities including hiking, wildlife viewing, picnicking, sightseeing, fishing, hunting, horseback riding, mountain biking, camping, OHV trails and vehicle touring.
“Wolford Mountain has seen a significant increase in visitation over the past year. We would like to encourage the public to stay on designated routes. This will help preserve this valuable resource for future generations,” said BLM Kremmling Field Manager Bill Mills.
Maps and additional information are available online at https://www.blm.gov/visit/wolford or via hard copy at the Kremmling Field Office at 2103 East Park Avenue in Kremmling. While office access may be limited during ongoing COVID-19 impacts, please call ahead at 970-724-3000 to ensure availability of documents and staff.
Last year, recreation on lands managed by BLM Colorado generated $692 million and supported nearly 6,000 jobs.
This year, we invite everyone to reimagine your public lands as we celebrate 75 years of the BLM’s stewardship and service to the American people. The BLM manages approximately 245 million acres of public land located primarily in 12 Western states, including Alaska. The BLM also administers 700 million acres of sub-surface mineral estate throughout the nation. The agency’s mission is to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of America’s public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations.