Sarvis Creek Wilderness

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Sarvis Creek Wilderness
IUCN category Ib (wilderness area)
Map showing the location of Sarvis Creek Wilderness
Map showing the location of Sarvis Creek Wilderness
LocationGrand / Routt counties, Colorado, USA
Nearest citySteamboat Springs, CO
Coordinates40°14′00″N 106°41′00″W / 40.23333°N 106.68333°W / 40.23333; -106.68333Coordinates: 40°14′00″N 106°41′00″W / 40.23333°N 106.68333°W / 40.23333; -106.68333[1]
Area47,140 acres (190.8 km2)
Established1993 (1993)
Governing bodyU.S. Forest Service

The Sarvis Creek Wilderness is a U.S. Wilderness Area located south of Steamboat Springs, Colorado in the Routt National Forest. The area is named after the Sarvis Timber Company, which once logged the area. The area contains no alpine tundra, in contrast to most wilderness areas in Colorado. There are over 20 miles (32 km) of trails in the wilderness.[2][3][4]


  1. ^ "Sarvis Creek Wilderness". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved August 12, 2012.
  2. ^ "Sarvis Creek Wilderness". Retrieved August 12, 2012.
  3. ^ "Sarvis Creek Wilderness Area". Colorado Wilderness. Retrieved August 12, 2012.
  4. ^ "Sarvis Creek Wilderness". Public Lands Information Center. Retrieved August 12, 2012.