Ptarmigan Peak Wilderness

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Ptarmigan Peak Wilderness
IUCN category Ib (wilderness area)
Map showing the location of Ptarmigan Peak Wilderness
Map showing the location of Ptarmigan Peak Wilderness
LocationSummit County, Colorado, United States
Nearest cityDillon, CO
Coordinates40°21′00″N 106°30′00″W / 40.35000°N 106.50000°W / 40.35000; -106.50000Coordinates: 40°21′00″N 106°30′00″W / 40.35000°N 106.50000°W / 40.35000; -106.50000[1]
Area12,760 acres (51.6 km2)
Governing bodyU.S. Forest Service

The Ptarmigan Peak Wilderness is a U.S. Wilderness Area located north of Dillion, Colorado in the Williams Fork Mountains. The 12,760-acre (51.6 km2) wilderness was established in 1993 in the White River and Routt National Forests.[2][3][4]


  1. ^ "Ptarmigan Peak Wilderness". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved August 12, 2012.
  2. ^ "Ptarmigan Peak Wilderness". U.S. Forest Service. Retrieved August 12, 2012.
  3. ^ "Ptarmigan Peak Wilderness". Retrieved August 12, 2012.
  4. ^ "Ptarmigan Peak Wilderness Area". Colorado Wilderness. Retrieved August 12, 2012.