Pike National Forest
Five hikers have died after being trapped by a rock slide on a trail in south-central Colorado on Monday, and another was pulled out with injuries and flown to a hospital, authorities said.
Thanks to recent rainstorms in the Denver metro area another city and more parks are lifting their fire restrictions.
The most destructive wildfire in Colorado history leveled hundreds of homes but didn’t touch a cherished tradition in Pike National Forest near Colorado Springs – cutting live Christmas trees.
The most destructive wildfire in Colorado history leveled hundreds of homes but didn’t touch a cherished tradition in Pike National Forest near Colorado Springs — cutting live Christmas trees.
Federal land managers will ban motorcycles on a popular trail system near Colorado Springs to protect the endangered greenback cutthroat trout.
A handful of looting suspects have been arrested in the evacuation areas of Colorado Springs and surrounding subdivisions while the Waldo Canyon Fire burns just miles away.
Fire officials battling the Waldo Canyon Fire say they hope to make major progress in the effort to contain the blaze on Thursday.
The Springer Fire is located 3½ miles from Lake George and is burning in the Pike National Forest.
Fire crews continue working to get control of the Springer Fire burning on the Pike National Forest about 3½ miles from Lake George.
A wildfire burning in the Pike National Forest has grown to 1,100 acres but it is now 10 percent contained.