Caribou-Targhee National Forest


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Caribou-Targhee National Forest

Address:1405 Hollipark Dr
Idaho Falls, ID 83401

Phone:208-524-7500
Web: www.fs.fed.us/r4/caribou-targhee
Size: 3,000,000 acres.
Location:Southeastern Idaho, with small portions in Utah and Wyoming. Accessible by US 91 and 191. Nearby cities/towns include Ashton, Idaho Falls, Malad City, Montpelier, Pocatello, and Soda Springs.
Facilities:Cabins, campgrounds, group camps, dispersed camping, trails (1,200 miles), 3 ski areas, interpretive displays.
Activities:Camping, hunting, fishing, hiking, bicycling, horseback riding, boating, canoeing, rafting, cross-country and downhill skiing, snowmobiling.
Special Features:Encompasses all or portions of several distinct mountain ranges including Lemhi, Beaverhead, Bitterroot, Centennial, Henry's Lake, Teton, Big Hole, Caribou, and Snake River ranges. Includes Minnetonka Cave, one of just two public caves managed by the US Fish & Wildlife Service; 115,000-acre Jedediah Smith Wilderness; 250 miles of streams and 8,100 total surface acres of lakes and reservoirs. Forest adjoins Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks (see entries in national parks section).

See other parks in Idaho.
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Surrounded on three sides by Caribou-Targhee National Forest, Teton Canyon Ranch is uniquely situated with views and wilderness access that will be immortal, yet it is still accessible year round by a paved and well-maintained Teton County road.
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