Northfield Mountain Recreation And Environmental Center
Bolar Mountain is part of the George Washington and Jefferson National Forest which span 1.8 million acres across Virginia and parts of West Virginia and Kentucky. The forest protects 40 tree species within mostly Appalachian hardwood and mixed pine-hardwood forests, 60 species of mammals and 200 species of birds. Erving is a great place to live and establish your business!
Fitness programs, team sports, birthday parties and more all merge together under those three roofs. At an elevation of 12,840 feet, Summit Lake Park anchors the high-altitude end of Denver’s Mountain Park system and is the headwaters of Bear Creek. A road to the top of Mount Evans is typically accessible from Memorial Day to Labor Day and provides stunning views of Colorado’s highest peaks. Red Rocks Park is named for its towering sandstone rock formations along the eastern slope of the Rocky Mountains. The park is home to the iconic Red Rocks Amphitheatre, considered one of the greatest outdoor music venues in the world.
When the park has issued a fire ban, regardless of the Air Quality banner status, park visitors must follow the park’s guidelines/restrictions. Complete an Environmental Assessment required by BLM prior to leasing land for recreation facilities in the Vulture Mountains. This document is to serve as a master plan for the recreational development of the property that is consistent with the lease agreement between the Village of Ruidoso and the New Mexico State Land Office.
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Each campground has “Prime” sites which have a view and/or direct access to the lake, those seeking electric sites will find most of their options at Campground 1 followed by 2 & 3. Potable water taps can be found throughout each camp along with flush toilets and showers. Individual camp sites have a picnic table, lantern post, a fire ring and a Camp Host to answer any questions/concerns you may encounter. Many of the highly visible peaks and ridges along main routes including US 285, Highway 74 and Interstate 70 are Denver Mountain Parks.
Much of this land is surrounded by private properties and limits public access. These conservation parcels continue to fulfill their intended role of protecting the natural and scenic character of the Denver foothills. A short growing season makes life a challenge for the park’s slow-growing tundra wildflowers. Park visitors are asked to stay on trails to avoid adding to their challenging environment. Look for “spring” in early July at this elevation, with fall following quickly by mid-August.
The National Park Service offers a range of water and land based recreation opportunities for visitors to experience and enjoy their public lands. National parks provide the opportunity to experience some of the most extraordinary natural and cultural resources in the world, ranging from urban to historic to more rural settings. The Arena is adjacent to the South Mountain Reservation, a 2,000 acre natural reserve which offers open space, picnic areas, barbecue sites, hiking trails, paddle boats and more.