About the Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest

Landscape photos of mountains and river
Berry Meadows, Wisdom Ranger District

This largest of the national forests in Montana covers 3.35 million acres, and lies in eight Southwest Montana counties (Granite, Powell, Jefferson, Deer Lodge, Silver Bow, Madison, Gallatin and Beaverhead). More...

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closeup of a lily flower

Photos of the Forest

Birch Creek CCC buildings

Birch Creek CCC Camp