Curtis Canyon

Bridger-Teton National Forest officials are looking to repair the Curtis Canyon Road between the Elk Refuge Road and Curtis Canyon Campground, a 3.5-mile stretch that is often in poor condition for low-clearance vehicles.

Friday is the deadline for the public to comment on the Bridger-Teton National Forest’s preliminary plans for upgrading campgrounds and roads near Curtis Canyon.

Among other plans, the Bridger-Teton wants to rebuild the road that ascends from the National Elk Refuge to the Curtis campgrounds, triple the size of the developed campground and decommission a gnarly mile-long spur road that takes visitors from the main Curtis Canyon Road to the Goodwin Lake trailhead. The forest would build a 12-car parking lot where the spur road currently intersects with the main road and build a new trail through the forest to connect to the trailhead.

Curtis Canyon projects

The location of projects being proposed by the Bridger-Teton National Forest in Curtis Canyon.

Contact Billy Arnold at 732-7063 or

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Judd Grossman

Commercial use of the Elk Refuge and Curtis Canyon has skyrocketed. Side by side rentals and wildlife tour vans are putting incredible traffic pressure on the resource. These commercial uses are destroying the peace and quiet of this amazing wild place.

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