Wilderness Areas

Areas protected by provisions of the Wilderness Act of 1964 and a part of the national wilderness preservation system. These areas are characterized by a lack of human interference in natural processes; generally, there are no roads, structures, installations, and the use of motorized equipment is not allowed. For the purpose of applying these policies, “wilderness” includes the categories of proposed, recommended, and designated wilderness. Potential wilderness may be a subset of any of these five categories.

Arapaho Lake

Arapaho Lake - nestled within the James Peaks Wilderness Area, Colorado.