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Support the volunteers who maintain these trails: Star Valley Ranch Trail Crew!

The Star Valley Ranch Trail Crew is an all Volunteer organization dedicated to improving recreational trails on the Bridger-Teton National Forest and within our community. Our organization started work in 2015 and continues to grow and expand as we start our 10th year of operations. We currently have 87 volunteers who donate 1500 hours annually to build and maintain 12.5 miles of trail and 7 trailheads. Our crews work tirelessly to remove downed trees, add water bars for erosion control, brush and limb to widen trail access, and improve trail / trailhead signage. In addition, we partner with AllTrails to help verify and improve the information provided on the App for the trails we maintain. Enjoy your hike!



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@bridgertetonfriends Ambassadors for Responsible Recreation make the biggest direct impact on keeping some of the BTNF's most popular designated dispersed camping areas amazing. Interacting directly with thousands of campers over the course of the summer, ambassadors are on the front line of helping campers understand why practicing responsible recreation while camping is important (and even what "responsible recreation" is) and what makes the BTNF so special as to deserve this effort on their part. If you want to make a difference on the BTNF, a campsite ambassador is one of the best ways to do it ... while living in an amazing location for the duration of the summer. We're looking for ambassadors to live onsite at three places for this summer: GROVER PARK and GREYS RIVER (both in the Greys River District) and at SHADOW MOUNTAIN (maybe the single most popular area to car camp on the BTNF and in the Jackson District). Applications for all three of these areas are due May 15. Learn more and apply at or the links below: GROVER PARK: GREYS RIVER: SHADOW MOUNTAIN: #ambassadorsforresponsiblerecreation #bridgertetonnationalforest #bridgertetonfriends #beabffofthebtnf #publiclands #amazingoutdoorjobs #workhere #travelhere #amazingjobs #traveljobs #nowhiring #responsiblerecreation #leavenotrace #friendoftheforest #nationalforests #nationalforest #wyominglife #applynow #seasonalwork #seasonaljobs #seasonaljobswyoming #wyomingjobs #nationalforestvacancies #dreamjob #dreamwork #dreamplace @nationalforests Happy National Pet Day! If there's a better place to be a dog than the BTNF, our furry friends have yet to find it. We help them enjoy it responsibly by making sure to pick up their poop and making sure they are on a leash or under voice control, especially around wildlife and other BTNF users. #bridgertetonnationalforest #nationalpetday #bridgertetonfriends #btnf #publiclands #hikingdogs #ottothetrailsteward Thanks to the hard work and dedication of @snakeriverfund, we're happy to report that two boat ramps on the Snake River in the Jackson District of the BTNF are open!! Every March, the Snake River Fund, as part of its early season access campaign, fully funds the plowing and maintenance of select boat ramps along the Snake. This year, the nonprofit's efforts were focused on access at South Park Bridge and Pritchard Landing. Happy, and safe floating! #snakeriver #wildandscenicriver #snakeriverfund #bridgertetonnationalforest #bridgertetonfriends #publiclands #nationalforests #wyomingfloating #earlyseasonfloating #wildwyoming Kevin Krasnow, the conservation director @jhalliance is a Best Friend of the BTNF because it is still truly wild! Read more in this week's issue of @jhnewsandguide #bridgertetonnationalforest #bridgertetonfriends #bffofthebtnf #btnfbff #beabffofthebtnf #jhalliance #wyomingwildlife #publiclands #nationalforests #nationalforest #responsiblerecreation #btnf #wildlands #wyomingwildlands #jhalliance What are you doing tomorrow night? Might we suggest you join us in celebrating Smokey Bear’s 80th Birthday at the Sublette County Library? April 9, the BTNF's Pinedale Ranger District is hosting an opening reception for 19 historical paintings by Rudy Wendelin. Beginning in 1944, Wendelin became the full-time artist for the Smokey Bear campaign and was considered Smokey's "caretaker" until his retirement in 1973. If you can't make it tonight, you can catch these paintings at the library through April 19, 2024. April 16, there's a ’Read with Smokey’ event, also at the Sublette County Library. From 5 to 7 pm, Smokey Bear himself will be in attendance and fans young and old are encouraged to read selections from some of his favorite story books. Also—hot cocoa and s’mores will be provided! #bridgertetonnationalforest #btnfpinedaledistrict #smokeybear #rudywendelin #sublettecountylibrary @sublettecountylibrary #bridgertetonfriends

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

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