The Bridger-Teton National Forest is located in western Wyoming.
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Welcome to the Bridger-Teton National Forest

Greys River Valley on the Greys River Ranger District

 

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!


Pritchard Boat Ramp will be closing on August 17th, 2015 until further notice.

 Pritchard River Access. Looking upstream 1996, 2003, and 2011 respectively. 

NEWS RELEASE: August 15, 2015 The Bridger-Teton National Forest Announces Temporary Closure of Prichard Boat ramp for Repair

NOTICE TO SNAKE RIVER BOATERS AND ANGLERS: Pritchard Boat Ramp on the Snake River downstream from Hoback Junction will be closing on August 17 for repairs until further notice. Ongoing problems include: excessive streambank erosion, loss of riparian habitat, visitor safety hazards, trout population impacts, and water quality degradation.

 

The Pritchard Boat Ramp Erosion Repair Project tasks are to:

  • Grade entire site and tapper back ramp areas

  • Install 30’x 100’ concrete boat ramp with the upper section cast-in-place with concrete cut off walls and riprap, and the lower section precast concrete planks and a steel rail system

  • Construct aggregate parking and gathering area

  • Install signage to redirect flow and parking movements

  • Plant willow waddles, cottonwood shoots and native seeds to restore impacted areas

  • Install buck & rail fencing surrounding existing site footprint and around restoration areas.

Project objectives are to: stop streambank erosion, reestablish riparian habitat, stabilize & stop site recession by creating a hardened boat launching opportunity, continuing to provide world class cutthroat trout fishing opportunities, improving fishery and water quality conditions, and decreasing airborne particulate matter vectors. For more information, please call the River Management Office at 307-739-5417.

Recent News


Features

Middle Greys Motorized Trail Project

Logo for the Bridger-Teton Trail Project

The Bridger-Teton National Forest is discussing potential changes to the motor vehicle use map the Middle Greys River area. The Overall goal of the project is to develop a proposal for changes needed to the current motor vehicle map to better manage motorized use within a “demonstration” area (Middle Greys). Focusing on this area is the first step to make real change happen on the ground as soon as possible. 


Grand Teton Association

Grand Teton Association Logo

The Grand Teton Association (GTA) is a non-profit, tax-exempt, corporation that assists the Bridger-Teton National Forest (BTNF) in furthering interpretation, education and management of lands. Established in 1937,it has been involved in a wide range of activities including: operating bookstores in public visitor centers throughout the BTNF; publishing trail guides, booklets, books, and self-guiding trail brochures; donating funds for educational and scientific programs offered to visitors to the forest; and funding special projects, research, and exhibits promoting conservation of resources.Visit their site to learn how you can help further the GTA and BTNF mission in serving the public through interpretive work.  


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Spotlights

Play Clean Go Invasive Species Partnership with the Forest Service

Play Clean Go Logo-Stop Invasive Species

Play Clean Go promotes awareness, understanding, and cooperation by providing a clear call to action to be informed for stopping the spread of terrestrial invasive species.

Trail Crew Builds Bridges Without the Use of Mechanized Tools

Photo of an area along the Big Cow Creek Trail.

The Jackson Ranger District Trail Crew recently completed building two new bridges on the Big Cow Creek Trail in the Gros Ventre Wilderness area.  No mechanized tools were used.

 




Goosewing Guard Station in the Upper Gros Ventre Corridor

Volunteers are providing informational services are Goosewing  Guard Station in the Gros Ventre Corridor this Summer/Fall.

New National Register Nomination: Green River Drift

The Green River Drift is 57 mile long cattle trail that has been used continuously for over 100 years



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Fire Danger Level: High

Key Contacts

In case of emergency, dial 911

To report incidents on the Bridger-Teton National Forest, call Teton Interagency Dispatch Center at 307-739-3301

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