La Garita Wilderness: Rio Grande, CO

US Forest Service

La Garita Wilderness: Rio Grande

Congress designated the La Garita Wilderness in 1964 and it now has a total of 129,626 acres. La Garita means "the lookout" in Spanish, and this Wilderness amply deserves the name. From the ...[more]



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