Bridger-Teton National Forest


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Bridger-Teton National Forest

Address:340 N Cache Dr
PO Box 1888
Jackson, WY 83001

Phone:307-739-5500
Fax:307-739-5010
Web: www.fs.fed.us/btnf
Size: 3,500,000 acres.
Location:Western Wyoming. Accessible by US 26, 89, 189, and 287. Nearby cities/towns include Pinedale and Jackson.
Facilities:3 ski resorts, 37 campgrounds, dispersed camping, cabins, picnic areas, 11 boating areas, trails (34 trailheads; 2,200 miles).
Activities:Camping, hunting, fishing, boating, canoeing, rafting, swimming, hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, ORV riding, rock climbing, cross-country and downhill skiing, snowmobiling, snowboarding, snowshoeing, ice climbing, dog sledding.
Special Features:Comprises a large part of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem - the largest intact ecosystem in the lower 48 states. Points of interest include Teton and Wind River mountain ranges; a 200-mile segment of Continental Divide National Scenic Trail (see entry in national trails section); Gros Ventre Slide geological area; three nationally designated wilderness areas: Bridger, Gros Ventre, and Teton; Periodic Spring, largest of world's three known cold-water geysers. Forest adjoins Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks (see entries in national parks section).

See other parks in Wyoming.
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Forest Service personnel have already planted blister rust-resistant whitebark pine trees in Caribou-Targhee and Bridger-Teton National Forests, says Liz Davy, a silviculturist and ranger with the Forest Service.
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Here the animals spend their winters, coming down from summer range in Grand Teton and Yellowstone national parks and Bridger-Teton National Forest to the north and east.
ARAMARK Parks and Destinations, a leading operator of national and state parks, resorts and tourist destinations, today announced it has purchased Togwotee Mountain Lodge located high above Jackson Hole, WY, in the mountains of Bridger-Teton National Forest.
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Togwotee Mountain Lodge - Nestled above Jackson Hole in the mountains of the Bridger-Teton National Forest, Togwotee Mountain Lodge is a world premier snowmobile resort for winter vacation spots.
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Contiguous to Bridger-Teton National Forest on three sides, Snake River Sporting Club offers 130 homesites ranging in price from $1.
At present, more than half a million acres of prime grizzly habitat in the Shoshone and Bridger-Teton national forests are being considered for potential oil and natural gas exploration.