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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To better serve the public, the Bureau of Land Managements Upper Snake Field Office and Caribou-Targhee National Forest are now selling permits and maps at the Idaho Falls District Office and Caribou-Targhee Forest Headquarters Office, which are co-located at 1405 Hollipark Drive, Idaho Falls, ID 83401.
We thank the following for providing funding, permits, or in-kind support: Beaverhead-Deerlodge and Bridger-Teton National Forests, Brainerd Foundation, Bullitt Foundation, Canyon Creek Foundation, Caribou-Targhee National Forest, Y.
The route then enters Wyoming in Caribou-Targhee National Forest between Yellowstone National Park and the Tetons.
Linn Canyon Ranch, in the foothills of Caribou-Targhee National Forest in Victor, Idaho (just 25 miles outside Jackson Hole, Wyoming), offers cozy, heated, and affordable canvas tents in a setting that rivals anything you'd expect of a luxury alpine resort.
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To better serve the public, the Bureau of Land Managements Upper Snake Field Office and Caribou-Targhee National Forest will soon be transitioning from selling permits and maps at the Eastern Idaho Visitor Information Center to the Idaho Falls District Office and Caribou-Targhee Forest Headquarters Office, which are co-located at 1405 Hollipark Drive, Idaho Falls, Idaho 83401.
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Cathey Hardin, forester in the Caribou-Targhee National Forest in southeast Idaho and abutting the Montana, Wyoming, and Utah borders, says the beetles are overwintering in high-altitude whitebark-pine stands where temperature extremes had deterred it in the past.
As such, says Melissa Jenkins, forester for the Caribou-Targhee National Forest, whitebarks determine numerous other species' ability to persist within a biological community that doesn't allow much latitude.
Forest Service to test too screens on vault toilets in Grand Teton National Park and Bridger-Teton and Caribou-Targhee National Forests.