Welcome to the Bridger-Teton National Forest


Coyote on the 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!

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2019/2020 Winter Vacancy Outreach!

The Bridger-Teton National Forest will be filling winter snow ranger positions. All jobs are open from July 12th to the 18th of 2019. Government housing may be available. More than one position may be filled for each job announcement listed below. These positions will be temporary, not to exceed 1039 hours. All positions will be advertised on USAJOBS: www.usajobs.gov.

Those that wish to be considered must apply to the corresponding announcement number by the close of business on the day the vacancy announcement closes. The closing date will be listed on the vacancy announcement.

2019/2020 Winter Position Outreach Notice

Wild and Scenic River Inventory Story Map

The Bridger-Teton National Forest is seeking public review of the list of rivers to be studied and seeking public comment on the draft process that will be used to evaluate a river’s eligibility for further consideration as a Wild and Scenic River. A "story map" has been created to provide information about the study process, allow people to interact with a map of the rivers, and provide comments. The public comment portal of the story map will remain open through the summer, however comments received by July 19th, 2019 will be most useful moving forward. The public is asked to comment through the Story Map link but comments may also be submitted to the Bridger-Teton National Forest by mail.  ​

Bridger-Teton National Forest Wild and Scenic River Inventory Story Map

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Bridger-Teton 2017-2018 Monitoring Report

The Narrowleaf Cottonwood,is turning golden yellow.

The Bridger-Teton National Forest has published its Monitoring Evaluation Report for Fiscal Years 2017-2018 consistent with requirements of the 2012 Planning Rule, 36 (CFR) 219.

Play Clean Go Invasive Species Partnership with the Forest Service

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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.


Greater Sage Grouse

The  Intermountain Region of the ForestsService incorporated standards and guidelines for  greater sage-grouse into forest plans in 2015.

View of North Cottonwood with yellow aspen in foreground, McDougal Gap in distance.

Middle Piney Lake Closed for Reconstruction July 9, 2018 - July, 2020

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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