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Be a BTNF Friend

A forest the size of the state of Connecticut can’t have too many friends or support. Whether you want to make a financial or in-kind donation, join our Ambassadors for Responsible Recreation Program, get involved with a volunteer day, learn about how you can help us spread our message of responsible recreation, or be a BFF of the BTNF on social media, we’d love to have you. If all you’ve got time for right now is a follow on social media we’ll take that, too!

Be a BTNF Friend

You can make a difference.

To get involved in the Jackson, Blackrock, and Greys River Districts, reach out to Margo Feingold, In the Pinedale, Big Piney, and Kemmerer Districts, reach out to Jennifer Ricupero,


Small Things Can Make a Big Difference.

Treat other users with kindness and respect.

Follow the 7 Leave No Trace Principles.

Pack out everything you bring in. Extra Credit: picking up trash you spot along the trail.

Follow guidelines for establishing a backcountry campsite.

Store food and other animal attractants properly.

Approach the BTNF with a sense of exploration.

Be bear aware.

Become an Ambassador for Responsible Recreation

Our Ambassadors for Responsible Recreation do everything from monitor popular camping areas to help educate BTNF users about the importance of and how to recreate responsibly. There are also Wildlife Ambassadors who work to ensure that neither humans nor animals are hurt when the former is watching the latter.



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Thanks for being a friend.

We still have our work cut out for us. But with friends like you, dozens of incredible non-profit partners, and a shoulder-to-shoulder partnership with the Bridger- Teton National Forest, we're optimistic about what we can do together.

We acknowledge with respect that our facilities are situated on the aboriginal land of the Shoshone Bannock. Northern Arapahoe. Crow. Assiniboine. Sioux. Gros Ventre. Nez Perce.

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