National Forests


Not only are our National Forests home to some of the most abundant natural resources available, they are also full of recreational opportunities. From small day trips to extended stays, our National Forests are a great place to begin your next adventure.

More information on National Forests in Montana can be found here

Montana Public-Land Transfer, Public Land Heist
Hilary Eisen
How to combat the public-land heist.With the election behind us, many Montanans are wondering what the next legislative session holds for the future of public lands. Read more >>
Toward a Natural Forest, Custer Gallatin National Forest
Tucker, David
Over time, people change, and after reading Toward a Natural Forest (Oregon State University Press, $20), it’s clear governme Read more >>
Quake Lake, Custer Gallatin National Forest, Bozeman
Mariah Leuschen-Lonergan
USFS and Recommended Wilderness. 
the editors
Staying active in the public-lands fight is essential to ensuring victory for outdoor recreation, public access, and wildlife protection. Below you'll find all the information you need to make a difference.   Read more >>
Face-off, Summer, National Parks vs. National Forests
Tucker, David
Not all public lands are created equal, and when it comes to Montana’s national parks and national forests, the latter are often overlooked. But why? Read more >>
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