Sierra Madre Area

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

Southwest of Saratoga, Wyo. on the Medicine Bow National Forest lies the Sierra Madre Range, which is a part of the main range of the Rocky Mountains.  There are two wilderness areas in the Sierra Madre Range: Huston Park Wilderness and Encampment River Wilderness.  Named for the famous battle between Indians and Fur Trappers in 1841, the 57-mile Battle Pass Scenic Byway runs through this area.  This byway is known for its scenic views, especially during fall when the colors are changing.

 

Named for a famous Battle between Indians and Fur Trappers in 1841

- See more at: https://www.wyomingtourism.org/things-to-do/detail/Battle-Pass-Scenic-Byway/6990#sthash.TkLGolug.dpuf

This area has many activities such as hiking, fishing, mountain biking, camping, snowmobiling, and cross country skiing.  The Sierra Madre Range is managed by the Brush Creek/Hayden District.

 

For more information contact or stop into the Ranger Station:

Brush Creek/Hayden Ranger Station
2171 S. Highway 130
Saratoga, WY 82331
307-326-5258

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Monday - Friday Brush Creek/Hayden Ranger Station
2171 S. Highway 130
Saratoga, WY 82331
307-326-5258

Activities


Bicycling

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Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

Areas for Campground Camping at Sierra Madre Area

Dispersed Camping

Areas for Dispersed Camping at Sierra Madre Area

Cabin Rentals

Areas for Cabin Rentals at Sierra Madre Area


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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Outdoor Learning

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Picnicking

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Rocks & Minerals

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Scenic Driving

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Water Activities

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Winter Sports

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