Shoshone
National Forest

Shoshone National Forest ( shoh-SHOH-nee) is the first federally protected National Forest in the United States and covers nearly 2,500,000 acres (1,000,000 ha) in the state of Wyoming. Originally a part of the Yellowstone Timberland Reserve, the forest is managed by the United States Forest Service and was created by an act of Congress and signed into law by U.S. President Benjamin Harrison in 18…
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Several Cabin Ruins on Sulphur Creek
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Old Mining Camp on Sunlight Creek
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A sudden, hot wind one August afternoon in 1937 blew a small fire into an infern…
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From 1929 to 1942, the Warm Spring Canyon tie flume carried 300,000 railroad tie…
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German-American landscape artist Albert Bierstadt captured a transformative time…
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Park County, Wyo., was officially formed in 1909, but settlers began arriving in…
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Sixteen years after Congress passed the Public Broadcasting Act of 1967, Wyoming…
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Discovery of gold near South Pass in the 1860s led to the creation and settlemen…
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As the beaver trade waned in the 1830s, so did economic reasons for an American …
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Robert Stuart and partners and employees of the fur magnate John Jacob Astor, tr…
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In 1830, a party of fur traders led by William Sublette took wagons to the trade…
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The mining town of Kirwin, Wyo., once a thriving concern, held promise of gold a…
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