If you want to impress your pooch, plan a trip to Bridger-Teton National Forest. Your pal will be amazed at the rugged beauty of this Wyoming pawperty. It covers a whopping 3.4 million acres and stretches from Yellowstone National Park on the north to the Wind River Range on the south. To say that this place is puptacular is a serious understatement.
By the numbers Bridger-Teton National Forest is quite
puptacular. It is home to six ranger districts, three designated wilderness
areas, over 2,500 miles of trails, and hundreds of rivers and streams. Plus, it
includes Gannett Peak. At 13,804 feet, this mountain is the tallest point in Wyoming.
Since this place is so vast, the best way to plan your visit is to research a
specific ranger district. There are endless opportunities for hiking,
backpacking, camping, and climbing. Once the snowfalls you can cross country
ski and snowmobile. When planning your adventure, always keep your pup’s
athletic ability in mind.
Bridger-Teton National Forest is teeming with wildlife. You
may catch a glimpse of an elk, moose, bighorn sheep, or deer. And if you are
really lucky, you and your pup may see a majestic bald eagle. It’s impawtant to
remember this is bear country. So whether you are backpacking, camping, or
hiking, you need to keep food pawperly stored. If you do see an animal, make
sure your pup doesn’t harass it.
As long as your pal is under control they can be off
leash. However, they do need to be restrained when in developed campgrounds and
day use areas. Always have plenty of drinking water available for both you and
your furry friend and don’t forget to pick up after your pooch. Above all else,
have a pawsome time exploring this gorgeous part of the world with your four