Custer Gallatin National Forest

Welcome to the Custer Gallatin

3+ million acres, an ecologically diverse landscape critical to the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem and stretching to the remote buttes and pine savannahs of South Dakota.

Flooding Damage - Select sites closed, visit: Alerts and Notices Page for details.  Latest Media Updates

  • Beartooth District - Motorized use closures for Glacier Lake Rd (#2421), Hellroaring Rd (#2004), Stillwater Road (#2400)/West Fork Stillwater (#2846) - including Woodbine CG, Stillwater TH closed), West Fork Rock Creek (#2072) beyond Basin Campground, East Rosebud Road (#2177) - beyond Jimmy Joe Campground (campground open), West Rosebud Road (#2072) - beyond West Rosebud Lake. Hike to Mystic Lake is 1 additional mile. Sheridan, Rattin, M-K and Limberpine Campgrounds closed all season.  Greenough and Parkside may open later in season. 
  • Yellowstone R.D - Motorized-use Road closure for Main Mill Creek (Passage Falls), Six Mile (above Gold Prize), West Mill Creek. Main Boulder Developed Recreation Sites CLOSED - Hicks Park, Chippy Park, Lower Fourmile Dispersed Rec Site, Snowbank CG-closed- bridge washout.
  • Gardiner R.D. - Bear Creek bridge over Darroch Creek and Woody Creek Road, outside of Cooke City, MT 

Park County Flooding InformationCarbon County Alert - Flooding Information       Stillwater County Flooding          Sweet Grass County Flooding

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    • Be Bear Aware

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      Montana is bear country. For the safety of humans and native wildlife in Montana, be bear aware! A food storage order is in place. Learn how to properly hike, recreate and be bear aware.

    • Explore Cabins & Campgrounds

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      Recreation.gov offers numerous opportunities, each with their own flair.

    • Passes & Permits

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      Many opportunities and facilities across the Forest are free to enjoy for hiking, biking, nature viewing, and more.  Other activities require permits to help maintain & improve recreational amenities.

    • Maps

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      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.