Bighorn National Forest


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Bighorn National Forest

Address:2013 Eastside 2nd St
Sheridan, WY 82801

Phone:307-674-2600
Fax:307-674-2668
Web: www.fs.fed.us/r2/bighorn
Size: 1,115,073 acres.
Location:North-central Wyoming. Accessible by US 14, 16, and 87. Nearby cities/towns include Buffalo, Cody, and Sheridan.
Facilities:7 lodges, 32 campgrounds, 14 picnic areas, 2 ski areas, visitors centers, trails (1,500+ miles), lookout towers, boat ramps.
Activities:Camping, hunting, fishing, boating, hiking, horseback riding, off-road driving, mountain climbing, cross-country and downhill skiing, snowmobiling.
Special Features:Medicine Wheel National Historic Landmark; Fort Phil Kearney State Historic Site (see entry in Wyoming state parks section); Bighorn Mountains; three rivers, four natural lakes, ten reservoirs, and nine streams.

See other parks in Wyoming.
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The Medicine Bow National Forest is the most heavily harvested (>50% of forest), followed by the Bighorn National Forest (18% of forest).
The same was true for percent of area in late successional forest, with the Bighorn National Forest being outside and the Shoshone National Forest inside the HRV (>200 years old, Fig.
A federal appeals court ruled in September that a logging company did not have grounds to challenge government regulations preserving for religious purposes a site in Bighorn National Forest that is sacred to Native Americans.
Recently, RISO planted its 12,500th tree in the Bighorn National Forest in Wyoming.
This effort is already in full swing with RISO providing trees to numerous existing customers and recently committing to plant 6,250 trees in Bighorn National Forest in Wyoming.