Vasquez Peak Wilderness

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Vasquez Peak Wilderness
IUCN category Ib (wilderness area)
Map showing the location of Vasquez Peak Wilderness
Map showing the location of Vasquez Peak Wilderness
LocationGrand County, Colorado, USA
Nearest cityWinter Park, CO
Coordinates39°49′00″N 105°50′00″W / 39.81667°N 105.83333°W / 39.81667; -105.83333[1]Coordinates: 39°49′00″N 105°50′00″W / 39.81667°N 105.83333°W / 39.81667; -105.83333[1]
Area12,300 acres (5,000 ha)
Governing bodyU.S. Forest Service

The Vasquez Peak Wilderness is a U.S. Wilderness Area located southwest of Winter Park, Colorado. The 12,300-acre (5,000 ha) wilderness established in 1993 in the Arapaho and Roosevelt national forests has 15 miles (24 km) of trails.[2][3][4][5]


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