Not only are our National Forests home to some of the most abundant natural resources available, they are also rife with 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.
- Smith, MarjorieOutside Bozeman’s readers are not limited to the young and fit, the climbers of frozen waterfalls, the runners of Bridger Ridge. My 88-year-old mother, for instance, also loves to get out and experience Montana—but her expeditions must be made in a vehicle. Read more >>Clemens, AnnieAt the base of the majestic Madison Range, along a prime fly fishing section of the Madison River, lies a close-knit western community that’s interconnected the old-fashioned way—before modems. Here, drivers’ nods of acknowledgment function as the traffic lights on Main Street. Read more >>
- To alleviate user conflict, the Forest Service recently implemented "timeshares" - usage schedules segregating hikers, bikers, horse riders, and motorcyclists. During the summer, these trails are closed to certain users on certain days. Read more >>Pogge, DrewSome of the best things in life are hidden in plain sight, and Paradise Valley’s Tom Miner Basin is definitely one of them. There’s the petrified forest containing 50-million-year-old trees frozen in time. Read more >>Albrecht, PattiWith no educational level, dollar amount, or age requirement necessary to begin, rockhounding—the collecting of rocks and minerals—is an enjoyable way for the whole family to spend time together. Read more >>
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