Pole Mountain

Pole Mountain Volunteer Event
The U.S. Forest Service is looking for volunteers to help in rehabilitating an old section of the Headquarters Trail on the Pole Mountain unit of the Medicine Bow National Forest.
Vedauwoo Road Opens
The Forest Service has opened Forest Road 700, or Vedauwoo Road on Pole Mountain in Medicine Bow National Forest for motorized travel and designated dispersed camping in time for the holiday weekend.
Pole Mountain Roads
Most roads on the Pole Mountain unit of the Medicine Bow National Forest have opened for the summer and are now open for motorized vehicles.
Prescribed Burns
The Laramie Ranger District fire crews will soon be conducting prescribed burns in the northern portion of the Pole Mountain unit.
Prescribed Burns
Laramie residents could see some smoke in the sky this weekend, when the Laramie Ranger District fire crews begin conducting prescribed burns Friday, April 27 and Sunday, April 29.
Volunteer Work Day
A community organization in southeast Wyoming is looking for volunteers to assist with work days on the Pole Mountain Unit of the Medicine Bow National Forest on May 5.
Pole Mountain Road Closures
Seasonal road closures are scheduled to take effect this Thursday, Feb. 1 on Pole Mountain in order to preserve road conditions and protect resources in the Medicine Bow National Forest.
Fatal Shooting
According to the Sheriff’s Department, Brice Page, 27, fatally shot Matthew Butrick in what the Sheriff’s Department is investigating as a case of self-defense. Both men are from Laramie County.
Prescribed Burns Postponed
The burns originally planned for this week are part of the ongoing ten-year Pole Mountain Vegetation Project on the Medicine Bow National Forest in eastern Albany County. The forest service uses the burns to mimic historically natural fire disturbances in order to reduce hazardous fuels buildup and …
Updates to Pole Mountain
The draft decision notice, announced Wednesday, April 19th, will add nine parking areas including three major parking areas along Highway 210 and new connectors between roads to create an additional driving loop.

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