The Gallatin National Forest is covered by three visitor maps which show roads, trails, trailheads, streams, lakes and major peaks. Index overview of Gallatin 3 part Maps

The maps provide recreation information, such as campgrounds, fishing access sites, picnic areas and rental cabins.  Recreation opportunities for ATV, motorcycle, bicycle, stock and hiking are displayed by colors and line types.

Electronically purchase a National Forest Map online through the National Forest Store


The map scale is  1 inch = 1 mile with 200 foot contour interval topographic lines. 

The maps are printed on water resistant paper  and sell for $10.00 each.


Gallatin National Forest Map Covers (3)


The Central map covers national forest areas of the Yellowstone and Gardiner Ranger Districts, and includes areas around Livingston, Cooke City, Gardiner, the Boulder River and Yellowstone River drainages, and the Absaroka Beartooth Wilderness and mountain range.


The North map covers national forest areas north of Bozeman and Livingston and NW of Big Timber within the Bozeman and Yellowstone Ranger Districts. The  map includes Bridger and Bangtail mountain ranges on one side and Crazies mountain range on the other side. 


The South map covers national forest areas south of Bozeman within the Bozeman and Hebgen Lake Ranger Districts.  The maps include the Gallatin , Taylor-Hilgard, and Madison mountain ranges,  Hebgen Lake, West Yellowstone, Big Sky, Bozeman, and Hyalite.   The Lee Metcalf Wilderness is shown in its entirety on the Gallatin visitor map.

The Gallatin National Forest has a separate map for the Absaroka Beartooth Wilderness.  The map is dated 1997 printed on paper and sells for $9.00 each.Absaroka Beartooth Wilderness Map Cover

Vendors in Bozeman, Livingston and Emigrant include: 

  •  Owenhouse Ace Hardware (Downtown Bozeman)
  • Timber Trails (West Park Street, Livingston, MT)
  • Emigrant General Store (Emigrant, MT)


Motor Vehicle Use Map- Available for free at local Ranger District offices and local vendors.

Over Snow Vehicle Use Map

2006 Travel Plan Special Use Orders and Maps-Bicycling & Stock Restrictions