Recreation

Image of Contrasting Recreation Opportunities

Making Mountain Memories

The White River National Forest offers sharp contrasts of recreation opportunities with a focus on highly developed year-round recreation near resorts and primitive backcountry.

Use the sidebar menu on the left to search for recreation areas by activity or use the sidebar menu on the right to search by area and learn about all the different ways you can enjoy the outdoors in the White River National Forest.

For a shortcut directly to the same information sheets handed out at our district offices, click on "Recreation Quicksheets" in the right column, and then select the appropriate Ranger District.

WRNF Begins Travel Management Implementation

The Forest Service has completed a comprehensive plan which balances the travel and recreation needs of the public with the management and protection of natural resources.

WRNF Travel Management Plan page

Permitted Outfitter/Guides

Outfitters and guides conduct commercial trips or services under a Special Use Permit issued by the U.S. Forest Service. Our outfitters provide a range of quality recreation activities, opportunities and experiences and will work to ensure that you have an enjoyable trip to the National Forest.

Planning a Guided Trip on the White River National Forest:
Lists of Permitted Outfitters

Recreation Conditions Report

 Area Name Status Area Conditions
Piney Guard Station Closed to Visitor Closed until June 6, 2014 due to muddy conditions of roads and parking areas.