Colorado Checklist

This is going to serve as a text version of my Protected Areas of Colorado map, which is just a watered down version of the Wikipedia article of the same name. This page is also going to serve as my running tally of where I’ve been and what I’ve accomplished.

Wilderness Areas

  • Black Canyon of the Gunnison Wilderness (visited 2022)
  • Black Ridge Canyons Wilderness
  • Buffalo Peaks Wilderness
  • Byers Peak Wilderness
  • Cache La Poudre Wilderness
  • Collegiate Peaks Wilderness (visited 2020)
  • Comanche Peak Wilderness
  • Dominguez Canyon Wilderness
  • Eagles Nest Wilderness
  • Flat Tops Wilderness
  • Fossil Ridge Wilderness
  • Great Sand Dunes Wilderness (visited 2021)
  • Greenhorn Mountain Wilderness
  • Gunnison Gorge Wilderness
  • Hermosa Creek Wilderness
  • Holy Cross Wilderness
  • Hunter-Fryingpan Wilderness
  • Indian Peaks Wilderness (visited 2017)
  • James Peak Wilderness
  • La Garita Wilderness
  • Lizard Head Wilderness
  • Lost Creek Wilderness (visited multiple times 2017-2023)
  • Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness (visited 2023)
  • Mesa Verde Wilderness
  • Mount Evans Wilderness (visited multiple times, most recently 2022)
  • Mount Massive Wilderness (visited 2023 – didn’t complete the mountain, though)
  • Mount Sneffels Wilderness
  • Mount Zirkel Wilderness
  • Neota Wilderness
  • Never Summer Wilderness
  • Platte River Wilderness
  • Powderhorn Wilderness
  • Ptarmigan Peak Wilderness
  • Raggeds Wilderness
  • Rawah Wilderness
  • Rocky Mountain National Park Wilderness (visited multiple times, most recently 2020)
  • Sangre de Cristo Wilderness
  • Sarvis Creek Wilderness
  • South San Juan Wilderness
  • Spanish Peaks Wilderness
  • Uncompahgre Wilderness
  • Vasquez Peak Wilderness
  • Weminuche Wilderness
  • West Elk Wilderness

National Parks & Recreation Areas

  • Rocky Mountain National Park (multiple times, most recently 2020)
  • Great Sand Dunes National Park (2021)
  • Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park (2022)
  • Mesa Verde National Park
  • Curecanti National Recreation Area (2022 most recently)
  • Arapahoe National Recreation Area (2019 most recently)

National Historic Sites

  • Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site
  • Bent’s Old Fort National Historic Site (2021, I think)
  • Amache Japanese-American Relocation Center

National Monuments, State Parks, and more forthcoming