White River National Forest is a National Forest in northwest Colorado. It is named after the White River that passes through its northern section. The White River National Forest is perched on 2.3 million acres in central Colorado and receives more visitors than any forest in the country. Families can capture the moment on Maroon Bells Scenic Area, the most photographed peak in all of North America, take a bicycle ride on Vail Pass, go fishing for Trout in the pristine Gold Medal Waters, explore Camp Hale, or ride up the tallest gondola in North America! These are only some of the activities offered in the White River National Forest, perfect all year round. Fishing, biking and whitewater rafting in the summer, to vibrant colors in the fall and skiing in the winter. There are many things for you and the kids to get stuck into during your stay here, and you are guaranteed to want to come back and do it all over again when you have departed!