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While anyone can still access Shoshone National Forest and the adjacent area, County Road 7UH is closed to all vehicle traffic to prevent damage and cut future maintenance costs. Park County has CLOSED County Road 7U.H. – Monument Hill Road – to vehicular traffic as of Tuesday, January 3rd, 2023. This closure is effective west…

As winter settles over the area, the Shoshone National Forest plans to conduct pile-burning operations as weather conditions allow. These piles are the result of completed timber sales and fuel reduction work on Shoshone National Forest. Piles on the northern half of the Shoshone National Forest are in the following areas: Clarks Fork Ranger District…

The Washakie Ranger District of the Shoshone National Forest will close the entirety of the Loop Road, FSR 300, to motorized travel at noon today, November 28th. According to district officials, “this seasonal closure is being implemented to ensure public safety ahead of winter storms predicted for this week.” The annual closure of Loop Road,…

It’s beginning to look a bit like Christmas – and now families can start planning for it too, as Shoshone National Forest announced the first day to get Christmas tree permits. Few things inspire the spirit of the season, like the sight and smell of a Christmas tree. Soon, many people who make obtaining a…

Several state and federal agencies collaborated to complete the multi-million dollar Beartooth Highway project, which will improve the safety, environmental impact, and overall experience of one of the main roads to Yellowstone National Park. It was a cold and cloudy day as people gathered at a newly constructed scenic pullout for the Sept. 22 ribbon-cutting…

Within two days, Wyoming Game and Fish captures and relocates two grizzlies to drainages deep in Shoshone and Birdger-Teton National Forests. After consultation with the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department relocated a sub-adult male grizzly bear on July 31 and an adult male grizzly bear on Aug. 1.…

Wyoming Game and Fish has captured and relocated another cattle-killing grizzly to a secure location in Shoshone National Forest, only five miles from Yellowstone National Park. After consultation with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department relocated a subadult male grizzly bear on July 8, 2022. The bear was captured…

Despite so much moisture in the last month, Shoshone National Forest is dry enough for a small fire to start and burn after a lightning strike near the Chief Joseph Scenic Highway. On Wednesday evening, a new fire was reported in the Corral Creek area south of Crandall and the Chief Joseph Scenic Highway. A…

With July 4th just around the corner, the Shoshone National Forest is sharing a “few reminders” to ensure folks have a safe and enjoyable holiday weekend. Shoshone National Forest Supervisor Diane Taliaferro says, “On Monday, June 27th, our fire personnel responded to the report of an unattended campfire on Carter Mountain west of Cody,” “Thankfully…

Following the “thousand-year” flood event in Wyoming and Montana last week, the Shoshone National Forest has been able to reopen portions of the Wapiti Campground and Clearwater Campground. Damage to Sweetwater Road, Forest Service Road 423, has led to closure of that road. “As floodwaters have receded in some areas, all but four campsites within…


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