Encompassing more than 3.1 million acres and stretching across seven ranger districts including Bozeman, Hebgen Lake in West Yellowstone, MT, Yellowstone in Livingston, MT, Gardiner, Beartooth in Red Lodge, MT, Ashland and Sioux in Camp Crook, SD, the Custer Gallatin National Forest is known as one of the most ecologically diverse landscapes in the region.
As Gateway to Yellowstone National Park, the Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness and the Lee Metcalf Wilderness; the Forest features many adventures among rugged mountains, including the tallest in Montana to remote Buttes and Bluffs.
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Our Nation's Forests and Grasslands boast an abundance of opportunity for all to enjoy and explore. The Custer Gallatin National Forest stretches from south central Montana to north western South Dakota and allows visitors to explore some of the largest wilderness landscapes, highest peaks, rolling hills and vast stretches of open prairie intermixed with green islands alongside streams, lakes and rivers.