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).

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Sixty years later, the park now contains several of those critical plots--an 86-acre site along the Snake River, and a 640-acre site in the center of the park; a third 640 acre plot of land separates the park from Bridger-Teton National Forest, and offers panoramic views of the Teton Range and key habitat to bison and pronghorn.
Before we headed off on a 10-mile trot toward Granite Hot Springs in Wyoming's Bridger-Teton National Forest, the 25-year-old guide gave me some solemn advice.
DISTRICT JUDGE Ricardo Urbina last spring rejected a request to dismiss a lawsuit intended to halt a bison hunt on the National Elk Refuge and Bridger-Teton National Forest.
Other wildlands in the surveyors' scopes include areas the Sierra Club has fought for years to protect: the Rocky Mountain Front in Montana's Lewis and Clark National Forest, whose land-use plan bans drilling in sensitive areas; 37,000 acres adjacent to Gros Ventre Wilderness in Wyoming's Bridger-Teton National Forest, which won protection from drilling this past December; and the 600,000-acre Red Desert in Wyoming, prized for its rugged beauty and herds of elk and antelope.
The Capitol Christmas Tree will begin its 4,600 mile journey from Wyoming's Bridger-Teton National Forest to Washington, D.
Back in the pickup, Buermeyer, a vegetation manager for Bridger-Teton National Forest, drives deeper into the heart of the Mount Leidy Highlands, an area just east of Grand Teton National Park in northwest Wyoming.
For information on the Cirque of the Towers and the Wind River Range, contact the Bridger-Teton National Forest at (307) 367-4326.
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Here in Bridger-Teton National Forest, you'll find big peaks and rocky slopes, meadows and forests, elk, goshawks, lynx--and a history of clearcuts
Togwotee Mountain Lodge, a mountain resort nestled high above Jackson Hole, WY in the mountains of the Bridger-Teton National Forest near Yellowstone National Park, accumulates hundreds of inches of fresh powder each year.
Award: Supply and delivery of fencing materials for the big piney ranger district, bridger-teton national forest