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

50th Wilderness Anniversary Act Celebration 

Forest during the Winter.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!

Interagency Annual & Lifetime Passes

Interagency recreation passes are a great gift this holiday season. What better gift than a pass to enjoy all Forest Service, National Park Service, Bureau of Land Management, Bureau of Reclamation, and US Fish & Wildlife Service sites charging entrance or standard amenity fees, nationwide?

There are 4 interagency passes to choose from:

Annual Passes: This pass costs $80 annually to the last day of the month it was purchased. This is the perfect pass for those that find themselves visiting multiple federal agencies a year.

Annual Military Pass:This Pass is cost free, just show us required military identification and you will get a pass valid for up to two active military members.

Senior Pass:This Pass costs $ 10 and will be honored for a lifetime. You have to be at least 62 years old and a resident of the U.S.

Access Pass:This Pass is cost free and will be honored for a lifetime for those that have a permanent disability.

Volunteer Pass:This Pass is cost free and will be honored for 12 months. You can receive this pass by volunteering 250 hours with the Forest Service or any other participating agency. The pass is available through agency volunteer program coordinators. There is no specific time frame in which the volunteer hours must be accrued. If a person is awarded a pass for volunteering 250 or more hours, their volunteer time goes back to zero in terms of counting the next 250 hours. Only one pass may be issued per year to an individual.

Come to any of the Bridger-Teton District Offices and get your pass today! 

Interagency Passes


National Forest FoundationThe National Forest Foundation (NFF), chartered by Congress,engages Americans in community-based and national programs that promote the health and public enjoyment of the 193-million-acre National Forest System, and administers private gifts of funds and land for the benefit of the National Forests.Your support will help the National Forest Foundation (NFF) care for our treasured National Forests and Grasslands Donate.

Recent News


Latest News on the Greater Sage-Grouse Conservation Effort

Image of cover page for the DEIS

Forest Service and BLM release Draft Wyoming Sage-Grouse Management Land Use Plan Amendment/Draft Environmental Impact Statement 

Wild & Scenic Rivers

Buffalo Fork Cottonwoods

The Bridger-Teton National Forest is in the process of completing a Comprehensive River Management Plan for the stream segments designated in 2009.


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.

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


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.

Bridger-Teton and GYC agreement to reduce bear/human conflicts

The five forests in the GYA executed an agreement with the Greater Yellowstone Coalition (GYC) concerning grizzly bear mitigation needs in Forest campgrounds.

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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