Welcome to the Bridger-Teton National Forest

 

The Wyoming Range mountains seen from Nylander Creek

 

 

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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Features

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


Alpine Information Center

The Alpine Information center is located off of HWY 89 in Alpine, WY. Situated at the confluence of the Greys and Snake Rivers, it  offers brochures and information about the greater Yellowstone area. Recreationists can find many field guides, books and postcards about the area, and other fun games for the car ride that help make the experience on the Bridger-Teton National Forest truly meaningful.


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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.

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

Get updates from your local public safety agencies by signing up for Nixle Alerts by texting your zip code to 888777 for mobile alerts.

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