Pole Mountain Area

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

The Pole Mountain area is located north of Interstate 80 between Laramie and Cheyenne in Albany County, Wyo. Approximately 55,000 acres in size, Pole Mountain is a popular area for recreation and the uniqueness of its terrain.  Large rock outcrops, rolling hills, short grass prairie, and many different types of trees inhabit this area on the Medicine Bow National Forest.  The Pole Mountain area is managed by the Laramie Ranger District.

In the Laramie, Cheyenne, and Fort Collins area, the Pole Mountain unit is some of the closest and most accessible National Forest System lands. Pole Mountain sees heavy year-round usage from visitors who want to explore public lands. Popular uses include, but are not limited to, mountain biking, livestock grazing, hiking, off-highway vehicle travel, horseback riding, communication sites, climbing, camping, military training, hunting/fishing, and winter sports.

Activities


Bicycling

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Camping & Cabins

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Climbing

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Fishing

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Hiking

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Horse Riding & Camping

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Hunting

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Nature Viewing

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OHV Riding & Camping

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Other Activities

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Outdoor Learning

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Picnicking

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Rocks & Minerals

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Scenic Driving

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Winter Sports

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