Whether you are a new visitor to the Bridger-Teton National Forest or a local devotee already, this Recreation section of our website offers detailed information on the many recreation opportunities this Forest has to offer. With 3.4 million acres of land and water to recreate in the possibilities are endless and exploring the Forest will last a lifetime.
When it comes to recreation, the Bridger-Teton National Forest is known for the four W’s - Wildlife, Winter opportunities, Wilderness, and Wild and Scenic Rivers.
We invite you to explore, relax, and to soak in the beauty and awe that make the Bridger-Teton National Forest the amazing and unique place we love.
The easiest way to search for Recreation Activities on the Bridger-Teton National Forest is to select the Ranger District you wish to visit from the list below. Each Ranger District's recreation page has more detailed information about the various recreation areas and activities within their District. For a map of the Forest click here.
Other areas of specific interest on the Forest include:
- Wilderness Areas
- Wild and Scenic Rivers
- Scenic Byways
- Dispersed Camping
- Recreation Sites with facilities Accessible to the Disabled.
"Recreational Drone Tips"- Know where to Fly, Follow FAA Guidelines, Protect Wildlife and the Environment, Fly Safely (Stay in Control). Also check the Federal Aviation Asministration (FAA) website: www.faa.gov/uas/ to make sure you are in compliance. It is your responsibility to know the regulations before visiting National Lands.
Know before you go! Make sure to read up on any regulations, special orders, or closures that might apply to the area or activity you are planning on visiting or pursuing. (Check the "Alerts and Notices" and "Passes and Permits" sections of our website.) This includes requirements such as Bear Food Storage in the north zone of the Forest, winter wildlife closures, and permits that may be required. Educating yourself ahead of time can make for a much more pleasant visit and will help us to conserve and protect the wildlife and natural features of your Bridger-Teton National Forest.
Share the Trails!- Information about trail and road etiquette for recreating on the Forest
Map showing recreational areas. Map Information
Current Recreation Conditions
|Area Name||Status||Area Conditions|
|Atherton Creek Campground||Closed|
|Crystal Creek Campground||Closed||Sites 1 - 3 are accessible, while sites 4 - 6 are damaged by river erosion and are unusable. Overflow campground across road is Open and usable as well. Caution advised when recreating near river bank.|
|Curtis Canyon Campground||Closed|
|East Table Campground||Closed|
|Fremont Lake Campground and Group Campground||Open||The water is turned off for the winter season|
|Granite Creek Campground||Closed|
|Granite Hot Springs Pool||Open|
|Little Cottonwood Group Campground||Closed|
|Middle Piney Lake Campground||Closed|
|Pacific Creek Campground||Closed|
|Sheffield Campground||Closed||Must ford creek to reach campground. Water levels can change quickly with warmer weather. Be aware of water levels!|
|The Narrows Campground||Open|
|Trails End Campground||Open|
Reservations can only be made through www.Recreation.Gov. Reservations may not be made more than six months in advance of arrival date. This log cabin lodge is set upon the lake-shore of the lower Green River Lake. A commanding view of Squaretop can be seen right from the living room of this 2 bedroom/2 bath rental cabin. The master room has a outstanding view of the lake, a double bed, its own fire place and its own bathroom. The second bedroom has two twin bunk beds and an attached bathroom. A propane refrigerator and stove are provided for your culinary delights, while dinners are shared overlooking the lake. The lodge will be available year-round for reservations. Although the lodge has running potable water in the summer months, no running water will be provided from approximately September 15 to June 15. You will need to supply your own towels, rags, soap, and garbage bags. No linens or bedding are provided.