Welcome to the Bridger-Teton National Forest
Located in Western Wyoming, the Bridger-Teton offers more than 3.4 million acres of public land for your outdoor recreation enjoyment. With its pristine watersheds, abundant wildlife and immense wildlands, the Bridger-Teton National Forest comprises a large part of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem - the largest intact ecosystem in the lower 48 United States. Offering nearly 1.2 million acres of designated Wilderness, over 3,000 miles of road and trail and thousands of miles of unspoiled rivers and streams, the Bridger-Teton offers something for everyone. We encourage you to visit this beautiful landscape and experience this unique piece of American Heritage.
Follow the links on the left to learn more about the Bridger-Teton National Forest and the opportunities that await you!
Christmas Tree Permits
You must have a valid permit in your possession at all times when cutting Christmas Trees on the Bridger-Teton National Forest. Cutting or removal of forest products is prohibited in campgrounds, summer home sites, administrative sites (guard stations), ski areas, Cache Creek Canyon near Jackson, the Snake River Canyon, designated Wilderness or Wilderness Study Areas, and elk feed grounds. Exceptions to any closed areas must be written on the permit and signed by a Forest Officer.Stumps must be cut to 8 inches or less.
Forest Service videos with fun and informational ideas to maximize your tree hunting experience:
Chirstmas Tree Guidelines Video
"Oh Christmas Tree"- Tips for a Successful Tree Hunting Video
"Our Christmas Tree Permit Tradition" Video
Every 4th grader with a valid Every Kid in the Park Pass is eligible for a free Christmas tree permit at any Forest Service Offices. Flyer
Cada estudiante de cuarto grado que tenga un boleto válido de la iniciativa Every Kid in the Park puede obtener un permiso gratis para cortar un árbol de navidad en cualquier oficina forestal. Anuncio