National Forest

Montana National Forests

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  • Beaverhead National Forest – Cities: Dillon, Lima, Wise River, Wisdom, Red Rock
  • Bitterroot National Forest – Cities: Anaconda, Hamilton, Corvalis, Lolo, Missoula
  • Custer National Forest – Cities: Red Lodge, Ashland & Camp Crook, South Dakota
  • Deerlodge National Forest – Spans though these counties: Granite, Powell, Jefferson, Deer Lodge, Silver Bow, Madison, Gallatin and Beaverhead
  • Flathead National Forest – bordered by Glacier National Park to the north and east, Lolo National Forest to the south, the Kootenai National Forest to the west, the Lewis and Clark National Forest to the east and a wee bit of it at
    the northern end borders Canada. Flathead, Glacier, Pondera, Teton, Lewis & Clark, Powel and Lake counties.
  • Gallatin National Forest – Big Timber, Bozeman, Livingston, Gardiner Ranger Districts, and includes areas around Big Timber, Livingston, Gardiner, and Cooke City, Absaroka, Bridger, Crazy mountain ranges, Hebgen Lake Ranger Districts including the Bridger and Gallatin mountain ranges and national forest lands south to West
  • Helena National Forest – Concentrated in Helena
  • Kootenai National Forest – Extreme Northwest corner of Montana, bordering Idaho & Canada
  • Lewis and  Clark National Forest – Spans completely/partially over thirteen counties. Is split into two divisions, East & West. The Jefferson Division or Eastern half lies to the east and south of Great Falls and is surrounded by private and other federal and state lands. The Rocky Mountain Division or western half extends south of Glacier Park and east from the Continental Divide.
  • Lolo National Forest – Up to Thomson Falls to south of Missoula including Seely Lake