In the heart of the Rocky Mountains, west of the continental divide and just south of the Canadian border, lies the 2.4 million acre Flathead National Forest. Home to lynx, grizzly bear, and bull trout; with numerous lakes, streams, and rivers to enjoy, the forest is the premiere destination for visitors looking to experience natural landscapes of the American West. Visit one of our three wilderness areas, such as the famous Bob Marshall Wilderness, for a rare glimpse at undeveloped areas with outstanding opportunities for solitude. Celebrated for its water, wildlife, and wilderness the Flathead National Forest has abundant recreation opportunities and outstanding natural resources. We invite you to experience your National Forest!
-- Chip Weber, Flathead National Forest Supervisor
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Stage I Fire Restrictions are now in effect!
Conditions are right for wildland fires. As a precaution, Stage I Fire Restrictions are now in effect for Flathead, Lake, Lincoln, and Sanders Counties as of 0001 a.m. on Friday the 3rd of July 2015. Restrictions cover all private, state, and federal lands, including Flathead and Kootenai National Forests and Glacier National Park. Under Stage I Restrictions, fires are prohibited except within designated recreation sites. More> For other fire restriction information go to www.firerestrictions.us.