Custer Gallatin National Forest
a diverse and stunning landscape, 3+ million acres, critical to the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem and stretching to the remote buttes and pine savannahs of southeastern MT and South Dakota.
Stay Informed on NEPA Project Planning
Be Bear Aware, All Year
Montana is bear country. For the safety of humans and all native wildlife, be bear aware! A food storage order is in place. Learn how to properly hike, recreate and be bear aware
Passes and Permits
Many opportunities across the Forest are free. Activities such as forest products, firewood, commercial or special uses, require permits to help maintain and improve recreational amenities.
Whether looking for a general forest map, a supplementary map on forest access, special orders or motor vehicle use maps for summer and winter we have you covered
Plan an Adventure
From cabins to campgrounds, Recreation.gov offers numerous opportunities for people to explore, each with their own flair and flavor.
2023 Hiring: Seasonal & Perm
Hiring for 2023 permanent wildland fire positions starts September 21, 2022. Visit www.fs.usda.gov/main/r1/jobs for more information. Find out more about other resource specialties and jobs available from timber to wildlife to recreation and many more.
Great American Outdoors Act
Known as GAOA, this funding is allowing us to invest in recreation infrastructure, public lands access, and land and water conservation.
Alerts & Warnings
- Regional Orders in Effect
- Woody Creek Road Closure
- Beartooth R.D. Select Rd Closures: Flood Damage
- Yellowstone R.D. Select Road & Site Closures - Flood Damage
- Closure - NFSR #2421 Glacier Lake Road
- Hyalite Drainage Proposed Permanent Recreational Target Shooting Restriction