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snyder guard station 

The cabin makes an excellent destination for outdoor enthusiasts looking to hike, mountain bike, horseback ride, fish, or hunt. Photographers are enchanted by the region's landscape and opportunities for wildlife watching. Open year-round, the cabin provides a horse corral for equestrian campers and allows pets as well. Winter access is by snowmobile, snowshoes or cross-country skis on a 10-mile trail.

The Wyoming Range National Recreation Trail can be accessed nearby within the basin, offering exciting hiking, mountain biking and horseback riding opportunities. Nearby streams provide trout fishing. In winter months, nearly 100 miles of snowmobile trails are open for exploring. Cross-country skiing and snowshoeing are other popular cold weather activities.


From the Town of Big Piney, Wyoming, head west on Wyoming State Highway 350 (WY 350). Continue on WY 350 for approximately 10 miles, then make a left turn on South Piney Fish Creek Road/County Road 23-142. Follow South Piney Fish Creek Road/County Road 23-142 for approximately 10 miles where you will then enter the Bridger-Teton National Forest (the road name then changes to South Piney Creek/Forest Service (FS) Road 10128). Follow FS 10128 for approximately 2 miles and veer left at the fork to stay on FS 10128. Drive for approximately 0.6 miles and veer left at a second fork to continue on FS 10128. Drive 0.01 miles and take a right at a third fork getting onto FS 10128A. The Snyder Guard Station on the right 0.2 miles down FS 10128A.

Please note: This site must be reserved on and needs a key to pass through the gate. Key should be retrieved from the Big Piney District Office.

Approximate travel details from the City of Big Piney: 23 miles, 38 minutes.

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