Bearlodge Ranger District

 

  • Bearlodge Ranger District

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    The Bearlodge District, with an office in Sundance, totals about 200,000 acres in the northwestern part of the Black Hills within the State of Wyoming. Timber harvest and related vegetation management / fuels reduction activity is the largest resource program on the district. The district also has very active programs in lands and minerals, wildlife habitat improvement, fire, recreation, cultural resources, and livestock grazing. In the immediate vicinity is trout fishing, access to 66 miles of snowmobile trails, hunting, hiking, and camping. Forest Service campgrounds near Sundance are Cook Lake, Reuter, and Sundance. Game species on the district include white-tailed and mule deer, Rocky Mountain elk, Merriam’s turkey and Ruffed grouse. A special attraction located near the Bearlodge RD includes Devils Tower National Monument, featured in "Close Encounters of the Third Kind," is located 27 miles northwest of Sundance. There is also a Wyoming State Park at Keyhole Reservoir 19 miles west on Interstate 90. Inyan Kara, a historic and sacred American Indian site, is also nearby. (Photo by Dona Warwick)

  • Nearby Communities

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    Learn about communities located in the northwestern Black Hills, including Sundance, WY where the Bearlodge Ranger District office is located. (Photo by Luke Crea)

  • Highlights

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    #BearlodgeRD Highlights (Twitter feed link)