San Juan National Forest

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The South San Juan Wilderness now contains a total of 158,790 acres and is managed by the U.S. Forest Service. All of the wilderness is in the state of Colorado. Public land becomes wilderness through legislation passed by the United States Congress in the form of public laws. For the South San Juan Wilderness, this process began in 1980 when 130,000 acres were designated by Public Law 96-560. The following public laws also affect the South San Juan Wilderness.

The South San Juan Wilderness is part of the 106 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. Nearly 300 species of birds have been identified in southwestern Colorado. More than 100 are considered common. The bald eagle and peregrine falcon are federal endangered species found here.

Common campground visitors include ravens, black capped chickadees, flickers, gray jays, mountain bluebirds, and hummingbirds Golden eagles are year-round Forest residents. Bald eagles can be seen near the larger streams during the winter. . You might flush a grouse or wild turkey from its hiding place in the underbrush. Or you might discover a dipper bobbing up and down on a rock near a stream, or taking an underwater walk. Listen for woodpeckers in search of insects in the bark of trees. Look for the great blue heron walking slowly through marshy areas and shallows.

 

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