Welcome to the
Kootenai National Forest
The Kootenai National Forest is located in the Northwest corner of Montana and the Northeast corner of Idaho on the Canadian border. Providing abundant recreation and a wealth of natural resources, the Kootenai is a perfect place to relax and enjoy your National Forests!
Montanore Project Joint Final Environmental Impact Statement is Now Available
The Kootenai National Forest and the Montana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) have issued the Joint Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Montanore Project located on the Libby Ranger District of the Kootenai National Forest. View/Download the Documents
Fire Area Closures
Individual Fire Closure areas are listed in the right-column of this webpage under "Alerts and Warnings." You may also view the Fire and Closures maps below to view those areas.
Travel Analysis Process
The travel analysis is not a proposal or decision, but is intended to help inform the public about possible future road management planning. The final Travel Analysis Report, which documents the travel analysis process is now available. more...