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List of Day Gear

When going out for a hike, even if just for a few hours, the Shoshone National Forest recommends you take certain items with you for safety and the changing mountain weather.

Hunting on the Shoshone National Forest

 There are a few things you should know before heading out for your hunt on the Shoshone National Forest. Please take the time to learn about our rules before your hunt begins.

Safety Tips

Whether you are spending a couple hours or a couple days in a national forest, here are a few safety tips to keep in mind.

Outdoor Safety and Ethics

Outdoor safety is a key consideration when visiting the Shoshone National Forest.  

Motor Vehicle Use Maps

Motor vehicle use maps (MVUMs) are the official maps for designating all roads and trails available for public motorized travel.

Cross-country Ski Trails at Willow Creek

Winter is a great time to explore the Shoshone National Forest.  Cross country skiing provides a unique way of experiencing nature.