Medicine Bow National Forest

Stage 1 Fire Restrictions in Place for Medicine Bow
Due to current fire conditions and the anticipated elevated risk of wildfire, Stage 1 fire restrictions were put in place Thursday, July 5 on all National Forest System lands within the Sierra Madre Range and Snowy range on the Medicine Bow National Forest.
Happy Birthday, Medicine Bow National Forest
Yesterday, one of Wyoming's most beloved places officially celebrated its 114th birthday.
On May 22, 1902, Medicine Bow National Forest was established as a forest reserve by President Theodore Roosevelt.
Although the area, which covers more than one million square miles in southeastern Wyoming, has b…
Forest Service Closes Pole Mountain Roads
Recent wet conditions have forced the U.S. Forest Service to temporarily close all roads on the Pole Mountain unit of the Medicine Bow National Forest.
The Forest Service says in a press release that wheeled motor vehicles are prohibited while the closure in effect...
Wyoming's Weirdest Alien Abduction Story
Next month marks the 41st anniversary of a bizarre incident that ranks among the weirdest alien abduction stories ever told. On October 25, 1974, Carl Higdon was hunting in the Medicine Bow National Forest.
According to his account, as he attempted to shoot down an elk, the bullet from his rifle…
Best Hiking Trails For Beginners Near Cheyenne
Sure, the wide open prairies filled with tumbleweed, antelope and foothills may be calling your name, but if you aren't ready to get out your trekking poles or belay off the edge of a crag, the idea of hiking outdoors could make you apprehensive.

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