This web site provides information about the work being done to address potentially hazardous military munitions in the Camp Hale project area remaining from past military training. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District is conducting this work in cooperation with the U.S. Forest Service (Forest Service), Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to improve public safety and reduce the risk these munitions pose to present and future users of the area.
FUDS Mission Goals: The Department of Defense is authorized to clean up contamination, address military munitions, and remove building debris/safety hazards cause by Department of Defense activities on properties that were under the jurisdiction of the Secretary of Defense and owned, leased or otherwise possessed by the United States prior to October 17, 1986.
Project Goals: Identify areas used for military training with historical munitions, investigate the areas to determine the nature and extent of historical munitions and then address any remaining potential hazards to ensure safety for human health.
For information regarding campgrounds and other area information, please contact:
To view a map showing the location of Camp Hale click on the following link
For information on campgrounds and other area information click on the following link
For more history of Camp Hale click on the following link:
Various types of project-related information are presented on this web site. Check back for updates and information postings and thank you for visiting our web site!
Munitions have been encountered in different areas of Camp Hale. Although these munitions have been in the environment for more than 50 years, they remain dangerous and users of the Camp Hale area should protect themselves by learning and practicing the 3Rs of Explosives Safety. To view more information on the 3Rs of Explosives Safety click on the following link: Safety.
Additional emergency contacts:
Eagle County Sheriff Department: 970-328-8500
Lake County Sheriff Department: 719-486-1249
USFS Holy Cross District: 970-827-5715