Fruita National Forest
Fruita National Forest, located in Colorado, was established as the Fruita Forest Reserve by the U.S. Forest Service on February 24, 1906 with 7,680 acres (31.1 km2). It became a National Forest on March 4, 1907. On July 1, 1908 Fruita was transferred to Uncompahgre National Forest and the name was discontinued. 
- Forest History Society
- Listing of the National Forests of the United States and Their Dates (from the Forest History Society website) Text from Davis, Richard C., ed. Encyclopedia of American Forest and Conservation History. New York: Macmillan Publishing Company for the Forest History Society, 1983. Vol. II, pp. 743-788.