Greenhorn Mountain Wilderness - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
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About Greenhorn Mountain Wilderness
The Greenhorn Mountain Wilderness is a U.S. Wilderness Area, which contains a total of 23,087 acres and is located in the Pike and San Isabel National Forests. It’s under the supervision of the U.S. Forest Service. The view at the summit of Greenhorn Mountain is a panoramic spectacle. The Great Plains, the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, Pikes Peaks, and Spanish Peaks can all be seen from the summit of Greenhorn Mountain.
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2.63km from Greenhorn Mountain Wilderness
Greenhorn Mountain is a popular destination for hikers and nature lovers in Pueblo County. The mountain is home to a variety of plant and animal life, as well as stunning views of the surrounding area. Greenhorn Mountain is also a popular spot for camping, picnicking, and fishing. For those looking for a challenge, the mountain also offers several hiking trails of varying difficulty. No matter what you're looking for, Greenhorn Mountain is sure to have something for everyone!
13.76km from Greenhorn Mountain Wilderness
Lake Isabel is a natural lake located in Pueblo County. The lake is relatively small, covering an area of only about 30 acres. However, it is a popular destination for fishing and camping. The lake is home to several species of fish, including trout, bass, and catfish. There are also several campsites located around the lake, which offer scenic views of the water and surrounding mountains. In addition to fishing and camping, Lake Isabel is also a popular spot for swimming and picnicking.
14.2km from Greenhorn Mountain Wilderness
Lake Isabel is a reservoir located in the San Isabel National Forest in Pueblo and Custer counties, in Colorado, United States. The lake is in the Wet Mountains. The lake is open to fishing year round and is regularly stocked by Colorado Parks and Wildlife. Available activities include fishing, hiking, camping and sledding in the winter.
20.5km from Greenhorn Mountain Wilderness
Mission: Wolf is a solar-powered nature center that provides a sanctuary for unwanted captive-born wolves and horses. At present, they care for 23 wolves and wolf-dog crossesand works to promote a better understanding of wolves in order to further reintroduction efforts and discourage attempts to keep wolves as pets.
20.77km from Greenhorn Mountain Wilderness
Huerfano Butte is a volcanic plug located 8.8 miles north of Walsenburg in Huerfano County. The butte stands 300-foot high like a lone sentinel in the arid scrubland. It’s visible for miles from any direction and served as a landmark for early explorers, signaling the route to life-giving rivers that flowed from the nearby Rocky Mountains.
Pueblo Mountain Park
21.23km from Greenhorn Mountain Wilderness
Pueblo Mountain Park is a recreational and educational hub in southern Colorado. Spanning over 4,600 acres, the park offers something for everyone with its hiking and biking trails, horseback riding stables, fishing lakes, and nature center. Visitors can also take advantage of the picnic areas, campgrounds, and playgrounds. In addition to its many recreational offerings, Pueblo Mountain Park is also home to a variety of plants and animals.
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Huerfano County is one of the 64 counties in the U.S. state of Colorado. The county's tourism board brands the county as "Southern Colorado's Spanish Peaks Country. Visitors are attracted to the Spanish Peaks and the many mountain-related activities they offer, such as mountain climbing, hiking, hunting, and sightseeing.