Welcome to the Caribou-Targhee National Forest and Curlew National Grassland


View of Upper Mesa Falls

The Caribou-Targhee National Forest occupies over 3 million acres and stretches across southeastern Idaho, from the Montana, Utah, and Wyoming borders. This Forest is also home to the Curlew National Grassland.


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Huckleberry Season is Here, Please Pick Responsibly

Huckleberry Plant

Huckleberry season is here, and the Caribou-Targhee National Forest wants to remind the public that while personal berry picking is welcomed, the commercial picking of huckleberries with the intent to sell, is strictly prohibited.

Calamity Road Paving Project

A full road closure will be in effect on the Gravel Flats Road (277) from the Snake River Bridge to the Snake River-Calamity Road (076) and Snake River-Calamity Road (076) to the Calamity Boat Ramp from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday-Thursday and from 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Friday.

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Forest Service Issues Final Environmental Impact Statement

The Intermountain and Rocky Mountain Regions of the Forest Service incorporated standards and guidelines for the conservation of greater sage-grouse into forest plans in 2015.

Fire Management & Aviation

Huck Fire in 1988


Fire and Aviation is a very important subject in our forest. Click to learn more about this subject.


Bear Food Storage Order

Food Storage Order-Grizzly

This order is intended to reduce adverse human-grizzly bear interactions, thereby promoting human safety and the protection of bears and other wildlife species at locations in the Caribou-Targhee...

Poisonous Plants of Southeast Idaho

St.Johns Wort

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...

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Key Contacts

Brian Micklich
Executive Asst.

Sarah Wheeler
Public Affairs Officer