About the Area

Traveler Facts

The weather in the Caribou-Targhee National Forest varies with elevation.  Summers tend to bring clear days, with afternoon thunderstorms possible.  Daytime highs are normally warm to moderate, with relatively cool to cold nights, depending on elevation.  Winter can bring cold temperatures with heavy snow, especially at the higher elevations.  Sunny days are common between winter storms.

This Forest borders a number of communities in fourteen counties.  These communities offer many resources for travelers planning a visit to the Forest and surrounding area.

Visit Idaho - Official Idaho Vacation and Travel Planning Guide

Surrounding Communities


Surrounding County Websites

These websites links are provided for information purposes only.  The Forest Service is not responsible for the accuracy, timeliness and presentation of information on these pages.