Recreation

Recreation Overview

The Caribou-Targhee National Forest boasts rugged mountains, fertile valleys, rivers, varied wildlife, campgrounds, wilderness, adventure, solitude and scenery enough to saturate your aesthetic cravings.

A National Forest is more than trees and camping, hiking, fishing and hunting. You can enjoy the magnificence of the mountains; the serenity of the wilderness; the miracles of spring flowers, baby animals and majestic big game; the sound of birds while horseback riding; a camping trip; and the fun of a summer picnic in your National Forest - the Land of Many Uses, or rent a rustic cabin.

So, leave your stress behind and spend time with nature. In a few hours from any place on the Forest you can pull into a campground. Pitch your tent and spend a great get-away weekend fishing for the big ones or dabbling a hook in the stream, swimming, canoeing and cooking over a campfire. 

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Recreation Conditions Report

 Area Name Status Area Conditions
Al Taylor Cabin Open to Visitor Snowmobiles and cross-country skis are required to access the cabin from approximately early December through mid-May.
Bishop Mountain Cabin Open to Visitor Access to the cabin is accessible by snowmobile only on an ungroomed portion of the road
Cave Falls Campground Closed to Visitor Campground is under construction.
Mike Harris Campground Closed to Visitor Opens May 21
Riverside Park Campground Open to Visitor Opened May 1
Squirrel Meadows Guard Station Open to Visitor Snowmobiles and cross-country skis are required to access the cabin from approximately early December through mid-May. The trek from the nearest available parking at the snowmobile trailhead to the cabin is 10 miles.
Stoddard Creek Campground Closed to Visitor Opens June 10
Warm River Cabin Open to Visitor Snowmobiles and cross-country skis are required to access the cabin on a groomed trail from early December through mid-May. The trek from the nearest available parking at Bear Gulch Trailhead to the cabin is 6 miles.

Spotlights

Canyon Rim, Bear Gulch, and Mesa Falls X-Country

Cross-Country Skiing

Areas & Activities


https://www.fs.usda.gov/recmain/ctnf/recreation