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Upper Fryingpan General Forest Area





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General Description

Fishing in Savage Lakes is good for brook and lake trout
Copyright: Tom Kuekes-USDA Forest Service
Fishing in Savage Lakes is good for brook and lake trout
The Upper Fryingpan General Forest Area consists of the region east of Ruedi Reservoir. It provides access to numerous recreation opportunities both on land and water. Several campgrounds are accessible in this general forest area. Recreation opportunities include biking, boating, camping, cross-country skiing, hiking, motorcycle riding, snowmobiling and snowshoeing.

Directions from Basalt: From Basalt (Hwy. 82) turn north on to Fryingpan River road travel approximately 25 miles to reach Ruedi Reservoir.

Seasonal Information:
Normal Summer Season: May through September (NOTE: Snow may obstruct some trails that reach high elevations in the Spring and Fall months.) . Normal Winter Season: November through April (NOTE: Road and snowpack conditions will vary.) .



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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Other Watercraft Upper Fryingpan
Yes
ICON Sailing Upper Fryingpan
Yes
ICON Boat Launching Upper Fryingpan
Yes
ICON Powered Boating Upper Fryingpan
Yes
ICON Camping Upper Fryingpan
Yes
ICON Cross-country Skiing Upper Fryingpan
Yes
ICON Cold Water Fishing Upper Fryingpan
Yes
ICON Forest Areas Upper Fryingpan General Forest Area
Yes
ICON Four-Wheel Driving Upper Fryingpan
Yes
ICON Games & Play Upper Fryingpan
Yes
ICON Hiking & Walking Upper Fryingpan
Yes
ICON Horseback Riding Upper Fryingpan
Yes
ICON Hunting
ICON Lakes & Reservoirs Upper Fryingpan
Yes
ICON Mountain Biking Upper Fryingpan
Yes
ICON Motorcycle Riding Upper Fryingpan
Yes
ICON Canoeing Upper Fryingpan
Yes
ICON Picnicking Upper Fryingpan
Yes
ICON Ice & Snowcraft Travel Upper Fryingpan
Yes
ICON Swimming & Waterplay Upper Fryingpan
Yes
ICON Waterskiing & Other Water Sports Upper Fryingpan
Yes



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