Get public land winter information at Forest Service Office

Winter recreation first-hand information and interpretive products are available at the local Public Lands Office.

Where can you go cross-country skiing or snowshoeing on the National Forest? Are any areas groomed? Where can you get your snowmobile registered?

San Juan Mountains Association (SJMA) reminds prople to stop by the local Forest Service front desk in Pagosa Springs for a one-stop shop for all backcountry questions and needs. The office has free brochures, informed staff, as well as a SJMA Bookstore with guidebooks, maps, and other interpretive products which are 20 percent off from Nov. 28 through the end of the year. The sale is good on everything except National Forest Maps, Snowmobile Registrations, Colorado Search and Rescue Cards, or any Forest Service or BLM permits or products.

San Juan Mountains Association is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization dedicated to promoting responsible care of natural and cultural resources through education and hands-on involvement that inspires respect and reverence for our lands.

The Pagosa Public Lands Office is at 180 Pagosa St. It is open a.m.-4:30 p.m. Phone 264-2268.