Colorado consists of 44 federally protected wilderness areas, resulting in an abundant amount of natural space in Colorado that’s been left relatively untouched. Here are nine awesome spots to visit in Colorado wilderness areas. Be sure to prepare for less developed and more remote conditions in designated wilderness areas, such as a lack of restrooms, trail signs, services, and other conveniences one can usually find at national and state parks.

Leslie James is all about Colorado when it comes to writing features, sharing adventures, and creating colorful galleries. She loves camping, hiking, mountain biking and snowboarding. Leslie joined OutThere Colorado in November 2020.

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Steve B/Colorado

There is no conflict between the Wilderness Act and the Americans With disabilities Act. Thus, wheelchairs are allowed in designated wilderness.

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