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…
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…
National Forest Christmas Tree Permits Available
Christmas tree permits are now available at all Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest offices in Colorado and Wyoming for $10.00.
Each permit allows for the cutting of one tree on National Forest System Lands. There is a limit of five permits per household...
Squirrel Creek Fire Forces Evacuations
Windy and dry conditions pushed the Squirrel Creek Fire in multiple directions on Sunday, forcing evacuations and rapidly growing the blaze to over 7,000 acres in size. Fire activity on the Medicine Bow National Forest, Laramie Ranger District, calmed down on Monday morning, but could pick up later …

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