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...
Rules and Guidelines for Snowmobiling in Wyoming
A group of about 100 snowmobilers is coming to the Snowy Range this weekend, and a U.S. Forest Service law enforcement officer is taking the opportunity to put out some key information about snowmobiling in the Medicine Bow National Forest...
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…
Cut Your Own Christmas Tree [VIDEO]
One of the best things about Christmas is the memories of family, friends, music, cider, cookies, colorful presents, good cheer, and it all centers around the Christmas Tree. Some like the ease of artificial trees, others live. You can buy them or you can cut them yourself and involve the family in …
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.