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Welcome!



to Friends of Eagles Nest Wilderness

We are an all-volunteer organization committed to the health and preservation of three Wildernesses, and to spreading wilderness ethics to all who visit.

Won't you join us?
Check out different links (each in red) to learn more

VOLUNTEER RANGER UPDATE
September 1: To date this summer Volunteer Rangers on 141 half-day patrols (657 hours total) have met and enriched wilderness experiences for 7699 hikers in Eagles Nest Wilderness. Click the VOLUNTEER link above to learn more.

FRIENDS, FRIENDS, FRIENDS...      Confusing!
In Summit County there are three "Friends of..." organizations.
  • Friends of Eagles Nest Wilderness (FENW - that's us). We are all wilderness, all the time (also all volunteer, all of Summit & Eagle Counties).
  • Friends of Dillon Ranger District ( FDRD) embraces non-wilderness activities of the US Forest Service in Summit County, including biking, snowmobiling, hiking, skiing, boating, and hunting.
  • Friends of the Lower Blue River (FOLBR) comprises property owners and others committed to preserving the rural qualities of the lower Blue River Valley.

  • Links to other Colorado Wildernesses
  • Poudre Wilderness Volunteers
  • Indian Peaks Wilderness Alliance
  • Friends of Mt. Evans & Lost Creek Wildernesses
  • White River NF Consdervancy
  • San Juans Mountain Association

  • ALERT!- there is space for a few more volunteers on the Boulder Lake trail & campsite cleanup. Friday 11 September overnight. Gear & beer packed in by horse. Details HERE

    WHAT'S NEW AT FENW
    WHAT'S NEW ALL OVER
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    PHOTO GALLERY 2015
    25 July: Faces of hikers & backpackers on Rock Creek
    17 July: Campsite & trail work at Lost Lake
    25 June: Photographic homage to JUNE
    13 June: New Volunteer Ranger training day
    6 June: National Trails Day work

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