Great American Outdoors Act Projects

Learn more about what the Caribou-Targhee National Forest is doing with funding from the Great American Outdoors Act to improve deferred maintenance issues.

Ashton/Island Park Habitat Improvement Project

The Forest will improve 27,977 acres of habitat, while enhancing access to motorized and non-motorized trails. Learn more here.

International Year of Caves and Karst

2021 is the International Year of Cave and Karst! The Forest is home to many cave and karst landscapes. Join us as we learn about the many ways caves affect the landscape and our lives.

Every Kid Outdoor Program

Calling all U.S. 4th graders! Did you know you can earn a free pass to explore thousands of America's federal lands and water with your family and friends? Check out this cool program.

Rockhounding on the Forest

A limited collection of rocks and minerals for personal use is allowed on the Forest. Click here for a rockhounding brochure.

Tincup Restoration Project Enters Final Year

The fourth and final year of the Tincup Creek Stream Restoration Project is underway. Initiated in 2017, the large-scale, multi-phased project will improve ecosystem function. 

Using beavers to improve our Environment

Using beavers to improve our environment – the GYCC completes its Beaver Restoration Assessment Tool (BRAT)

Cruising Timber on the Palisades District

Timber and fuel crews were out cruising timber this spring in preparation for a possible sale. 

Poisonous Plants of Southeast Idaho

Many adults and children become seriously ill by consuming poisonous plants.  Sometimes this poisoning is accidental, and sometimes poisoning is the result of the misidentification or misuse of medicinal herbs.  We have prepared a brief field guide to the poisonous plants commonly found in Southeast Idaho.*