Forest Service offices closed November 11 in observance of Veterans Day

HELENA Mont. (November 4, 2019) – Helena-Lewis and Clark National Forest offices will be closed Monday, Nov. 11 in observance of Veterans Day. Regular office hours will resume Tuesday, Nov. 12.

Firewood permits and forest visitor maps can be purchased at a variety of community vendors in addition to Forest Service offices. Many of these vendors are open when Forest Service offices are closed for federal holidays. Permits and/or maps can be purchased at the following locations during their regular hours of operation:

  • Augusta: Allen’s Manix Store
  • Elliston: Elliston Store*
  • Great Falls: Scheels Sports, North 40 Outfitters
  • Harlowtown: Wheatland County Sheriff’s Department
  • Helena: South’s Country Store*, Rock Hand Hardware*, Capital Sports and Western*
  • Hobson: Nancy’s Country Market
  • Lewistown: The Sport Center
  • Lincoln: Grizzly Hardware*
  • Neihart: Neihart Inconvenience Store
  • Stanford: Woody’s Fuel Stop
  • Townsend: Townsend Hardware
  • Vaughn: Valley Country Store (Eli’s Sinclair Station)
  • White Sulphur Springs: Meagher County Sheriff’s Department

*These locations sell forest visitor maps as well as firewood permits.


Location and contact information for Helena-Lewis and Clark National Forest offices is available online at



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