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

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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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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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