Disney’s Sky Crown Resort at Mineral King would have been a ski resort located in the Mineral King Valley adjacent to Sequoia National Park in California. The overall project would have been a joint project between the United States Forest Service, who owned the land, and Walt Disney Productions, who the land would be leased to for 30 years. The resort was supposed to mimic the ski valleys of Aspen and Vail in Colorado; Mammoth Mountain, CA and Sun Valley ID.
Arapaho National Forest is a National Forest located in north-central Colorado, United States. The facility is managed jointly with the Roosevelt National Forest and the Pawnee National Grassland from the United States Forest Service office in Fort Collins, Colorado. The combined facility of 1,730,603 acres (2,704.07 sq mi, or 7,420.35 km²) is denoted as ARP (Arapaho, Roosevelt, Pawnee) by the Forest Service. Separately, Arapaho National Forest consists of 723,744 acres (1,130.85 sq mi, or…
Take a short hike from the Blue Ridge Parkway to enjoy panoramic views from Fryingpan Mountain Lookout Tower, located near Mt. Pisgah in Pisgah National Forest. The views are better than from atop Mt. Pisgah, with half the hike (only 1.5 miles roundtrip)! The United States Forest Service built the 70-foot tall tower in 1941. It is the tallest USFS lookout tower in Western North Carolina, and it is now on the National Register of Historic Places.
Smokey Bear's Official State Trees - "Please be careful with our stately treasures." This poster is an illustrated compilation of all 50 official U.S. state trees. Brought to you by your State Forester and the United States Forest Service.