State Forest

Contact Info

56750 Highway 14 Walden, CO, 80480

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​In the ultimate rugged Colorado, State Forest State Park offers visitors 71,000 acres of forest, jagged peaks, alpine lakes, wildlife and miles of trails.  The park stretches along the west side of the Medicine Bow Mountains and into the north end of the Never Summer Range.Moose is our claim to fame.  North Park is considered the moose viewing capital of Colorado, with over 600 moose to be observed year-round.

State Forest State Park has something for everyone in every season.  With so much room and diversity, visitors can experience a bountiful array of outdoor recreational favorites such as camping, hiking, four-wheeling, horseback riding, skiing, snowshoeing, telemarking, snowboarding, snowmobiling, fishing, hunting, birding, wildlife viewing and geocaching.​​​​

Cabins and Yurts

Lodging is available year-round with cabins that over​look the North Michigan Reservoir and Yurts and Huts in beautiful locations throughout the park. For additional information, please visit the Cabins and Yurts​ pages. ​​

Moose Visitor Center

Make the Moose Visitor Center your first stop for maps, books and the great interpretive displays.  ​

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