BOW RIVER RANGER STATION, WY
part ofMedicine Bow-Routt NFs & Thunder Basin NG, US Forest Service
Status: Closed through Sun Jun 14 2015 Season Dates
OverviewBow River Ranger Station is a house built in the 1960s for the forest ranger that worked on the northern portion of the Snowy Range.
The house sits on the national forest boundary where sagebrush meets the forest.
The Upper Medicine Bow River flows past the back yard and provides fishing and wildlife viewing.
The house is all electric with one full bath with two showers, a 1/2 bath, large kitchen, small living room, two bedrooms with two bunk beds in each, a vault toilet outside and fire ring in back yard. The facility is handicap accessible. Cell phone coverage is fair. The kitchen has basic pots, pans, dishes and silverware.
Medicine Bow River, Turpin Reservoir, Sand Lake and Bow River Campground are all nearby.
Know Before You Go
Getting There:GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
From Interstate 80; exit 255 to Elk Mountain, WY. Exit on Carbon County Road 101 for approximately 13 miles. This is a maintained gravel road. At national forest boundary, continue southward to the Bow River Ranger Station, visible on the right side of the road.
Mailing Address:BOW RIVER RANGER STATION
2171 S. Highway 130, P.O. Box 249
Saratoga WY 82331
Phone Number:Project Office: (307)326-5258