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Published Soil Surveys for Colorado

Soil survey information is regularly updated and posted to the Web Soil Survey, which is the official source for current information. The Web Soil Survey provides both tabular and spatial data and allows you to create a custom soil resource report for your specific area of interest. In the table below, clicking on a survey area that is listed as "current" takes you to the Web Soil Survey.

Supplemental information is available in the form of published soil surveys. USDA has published soil surveys since 1899. Many of these publications are archived as PDF files. In the table below, clicking on a survey area that is listed "yes" for "Archived PDF online" takes you to a link to the files. Most of the archived soil surveys include detailed soil maps. For more information on accessing the maps, click here.

Printed copies of soil surveys are available at Federal depository libraries and in some cases at USDA offices. For information about reference copies (CD or paper) of a publication or for information about publications that are not on the following list, contact the State Conservationist.

Soil survey name (Click links for online surveys.)   Date Archived PDF online Web Soil Survey (generated from official soil data)
Adams County Area, Parts of Adams and Denver Counties   current No Yes
Adams County   1974 Yes No
Akron Area   1947 Yes No
Alamosa Area   1973 Yes No
Alamosa Area   current No Yes
Animas-Dolores Area, Parts of Archuleta, Dolores, Hinsdale, La Plata, Montezuma, San Juan, and San Miguel Counties   2001 Yes No
Animas-Dolores Area, Parts of Archuleta, Dolores, Hinsdale, La Plata, Montezuma, San Juan, and San Miguel Counties   current No Yes
Arapaho-Roosevelt National Forest Area, Parts of Boulder, Clear Creek, Gilpin, Grand, Park, and Larimer Counties   current No Yes
Arapahoe County   1971 Yes No
Arapahoe County   current No Yes
Archuleta County Area   current No Yes
Arkansas Valley Area   1926 Yes No
Aspen-Gypsum Area, Parts of Eagle, Garfield, and Pitkin Counties   1992 Yes No
Aspen-Gypsum Area, Parts of Eagle, Garfield, and Pitkin Counties   current No Yes
Baca County   1973 Yes No
Baca County   current No Yes
Bent County   1971 Yes No
Bent County   current No Yes
Boulder County Area   1975 Yes No
Boulder County Area   2008 Yes No
Boulder County Area   current No Yes
Brighton Area   1932 Yes No
Cache a la Poudre Valley   1899 Yes No
Castle Rock Area   1974 Yes No
Castle Rock Area   current No Yes
Chaffee-Lake Area, Parts of Chaffee and Lake Counties   1975 Yes No
Chaffee-Lake Area, Parts of Chaffee and Lake Counties   current No Yes
Cheyenne County   1991 Yes No
Cheyenne County   current No Yes
Cochetopa Area, Parts of Gunnison, Hinsdale, and Saguache Counties   current No Yes
Conejos County Area   1980 Yes No
Conejos County Area   current No Yes
Cortez Area, Parts of Dolores and Montezuma Counties   2001 Yes No
Cortez Area, Parts of Dolores and Montezuma Counties   current No Yes
Costilla County Area   2011 Yes No
Costilla County Area   current No Yes
Crowley County   1968 Yes No
Crowley County   current No Yes
Custer County Area   1982 Yes No
Custer County Area   current No Yes
Delta-Montrose Area   1967 Yes No
Denver County Area   current No Yes
Dinosaur National Monument, Colorado and Utah   current No Yes
Dinosaur National Monument, Colorado and Utah   2008 Yes No
Douglas-Plateau Area, Parts of Garfield and Mesa Counties   2003 Yes No
Douglas-Plateau Area, Parts of Garfield and Mesa Counties   current No Yes
El Paso County Area   1981 Yes No
El Paso County Area   current No Yes
Elbert County, Eastern Part   1966 Yes No
Elbert County, Eastern Part   current No Yes
Elbert County, Western Part   1980 Yes No
Elbert County, Western Part   current No Yes
Estes Park Area, Parts of Boulder and Larimer Counties   current No Yes
Flat Tops Area, Parts of Eagle, Garfield, Moffat, Rio Blanco, and Routt Cou   current No Yes
Fort Collins Area   1927 Yes No
Fraser Alpine Area   1962 Yes No
Fremont County Area   1995 Yes No
Fremont County Area   current No Yes
Georgetown Area, Parts of Clear Creek, Gilpin, and Park Counties   2003 Yes No
Georgetown Area, Parts of Clear Creek, Gilpin, and Park Counties   current No Yes
Golden Area, Parts of Denver, Douglas, Jefferson, and Park Counties   1984 Yes No
Golden Area, Parts of Denver, Douglas, Jefferson, and Park Counties   current No Yes
Grand County Area   1983 Yes No
Grand County Area   current No Yes
Grand Junction Area 1   1955 No No
Grand Junction Area   1905 Yes No
Grand Mesa - West Elk Area, Parts of Delta, Garfield, Gunnison, Mesa, and Montrose Counties   current No Yes
Greeley Area   1904 Yes No
Greeley Area   1929 Yes No
Gunnison Area, Parts of Gunnison, Hinsdale, and Saguache Counties 1   1975 Yes No
Gunnison Area, Parts of Gunnison, Hinsdale, and Saguache Counties   current No Yes
Holy Cross Area, Parts of Eagle, Garfield, Mesa, Pitkin, and Summit Counties   current No Yes
Huerfano County Area   1983 Yes No
Huerfano County Area   current No Yes
Jackson County Area   1981 Yes No
Jackson County Area   current No Yes
Kiowa County   1981 Yes No
Kiowa County   current No Yes
Kit Carson County   2003 Yes No
Kit Carson County   current No Yes
La Plata County Area   1988 Yes No
La Plata County Area   current No Yes
Larimer County Area   1980 Yes No
Larimer County Area   current No Yes
Las Animas County Area, Parts of Huerfano and Las Animas Counties   2009 Yes No
Las Animas County Area, Parts of Huerfano and Las Animas Counties   current No Yes
Lincoln County   2003 Yes No
Lincoln County   current No Yes
Logan County   1977 Yes No
Logan County   current No Yes
Longmont Area   1930 Yes No
Lower Arkansas Valley   1902 No No
Mesa County Area   1978 Yes No
Mesa County Area   current No Yes
Moffat County Area   2004 Yes No
Moffat County Area   current No Yes
Morgan County   1968 Yes No
Morgan County   current No Yes
Otero County   1972 Yes No
Otero County   current No Yes
Ouray Area, Parts of Gunnison, Hinsdale, Ouray, San Juan, and San Miguel Counties   current No Yes
Paonia Area, Parts of Delta, Gunnison, and Montrose Counties   1981 Yes No
Paonia Area, Parts of Delta, Gunnison, and Montrose Counties   current No Yes
Phillips County   1971 Yes No
Phillips County   current No Yes
Piedra Area, Parts of Archuleta, Hinsdale, La Plata, Mineral, and Rio Grande Counties   1981 Yes No
Piedra Area, Parts of Archuleta, Hinsdale, La Plata, Mineral, and Rio Grande Counties   current No Yes
Pike National Forest Area, Eastern Part, Parts of Douglas, El Paso, Jefferson, and Teller Counties   1992 Yes No
Pike National Forest Area, Eastern Part, Parts of Douglas, El Paso, Jefferson, and Teller Counties   current No Yes
Pike and San Isabel NF, Northern Part, Parts of Chaffee, Clear Creek, Fremont, Jefferson, Lake, Park, and Saguache Counties   current No Yes
Prowers County   1966 Yes No
Prowers County   current No Yes
Pueblo Area, Parts of Pueblo and Custer Counties   1979 Yes No
Pueblo Area, Parts of Pueblo and Custer Counties   current No Yes
Reconnaissance in the Cache A La Poudre Valley, Colorado   1899 Yes No
Ridgway Area, Parts of Delta, Gunnison, Montrose, and Ouray Counties   current No Yes
Rifle Area, Parts of Garfield and Mesa Counties   1985 Yes No
Rifle Area, Parts of Garfield and Mesa Counties   current No Yes
Rio Blanco County Area   1982 Yes No
Rio Blanco County Area   current No Yes
Rio Grande County Area   1980 Yes No
Rio Grande County Area   current No Yes
Rio Grande NF Area, West Part, Parts of Archuleta, Conejos, Hinsdale, Mineral, Rio Grande, Saguache, and San Juan Counties   current No Yes
Rocky Mountain National Park, Parts of Boulder, Grand, and Larimer Counties   2006 Yes No
Rocky Mountain National Park, Parts of Boulder, Grand, and Larimer Counties   current No Yes
Routt Area, Parts of Rio Blanco and Routt Counties   current No Yes
Routt National Forest Area, Parts of Grand, Jackson, Moffat, and Routt Counties   current No Yes
Saguache County Area   1984 Yes No
Saguache County Area   current No Yes
San Luis Valley   1903 Yes No
San Luis Valley   1912 Yes No
San Miguel Area, Parts of Dolores, Montrose, and San Miguel Counties   2003 Yes No
San Miguel Area, Parts of Dolores, Montrose, and San Miguel Counties   current No Yes
Sangre de Cristo Area, Parts of Alamosa, Custer, Fremont, Huerfano, and Saguache Counties   current No Yes
Sedgwick County   1969 Yes No
Sedgwick County   current No Yes
Summit County Area   1980 Yes No
Summit County Area   current No Yes
Taylor River Area, Northeastern Part of Gunnison County   1977 Yes No
Taylor River Area, Northeastern Part of Gunnison County   current No Yes
Teller-Park Area, Parts of Park and Teller Counties   current No Yes
Trout Creek Watershed   1961 Yes No
Uncompahgre National Forest Area, Parts of Mesa, Montrose, Ouray, and San Miguel Counties   1995 Yes No
Uncompahgre National Forest Area, Parts of Mesa, Montrose, Ouray, and San Miguel Counties   current No Yes
Uncompahgre Valley Area   1912 No No
Ute Mountain Area, Colorado and New Mexico   2007 Yes No
Ute Mountain Area, Colorado and New Mexico   current No Yes
Washington County   1986 Yes No
Washington County   current No Yes
Weld County, Northern Part   1982 Yes No
Weld County, Northern Part   current No Yes
Weld County, Southern Part   1980 Yes No
Weld County, Southern Part   current No Yes
Wet Mountains and Spanish Peaks Area, Parts of Custer, Fremont, Huerfano, Las Animas, and Pueblo Counties   current No Yes
Willow Creek Pass Area, Parts of Grand and Jackson Counties   current No Yes
Yuma County   1981 Yes No
Yuma County   current No Yes