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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…

Two popular roads along the Clarks Fork are temporarily closed after last week’s high water event made the area too dangerous for some types of outdoor recreation. Northwest Wyoming has been mostly unaffected by the massive flood events last week – with the exception of Yellowstone National Park. However, the raging waters have made some…

Raging floodwaters in Montana are trickling into Shoshone National Forest, which may close some campgrounds and amenities in the near future for visitor safety. The “high water event” that has closed Yellowstone National Park and drowned Red Lodge, Montana, is not over. Now, Shoshone National Forest is experiencing some of the floods that are ravaging…

On Wednesday, June 8th, the Washakie Ranger District of the Shoshone National Forest will open sections of the Louis Lake Road, FSR 300, which is known locally as “Loop Road.” According to a recent press release, the loop will open on the “northern end” from “Sinks Canyon to Burnt Gulch.” The southern end, from South…

Park County Road 7 UH (Monument Hill Road) is closed until further notice to vehicular traffic as of Wednesday, June 1, 2022. The Park County Public Works Department announced the closure of the Monument Hill Road under further notice. The recent rainfall created “wet and unsafe conditions” which is delaying the opening of the road…


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