Food Storage Requirements on the Kootenai National Forest

Photo of a bear on a garbage canFood, carcasses, and attractants must be stored in a bear-resistant container or stored in a bear-resistant manner if they are unattended during the day.   After dark all items must be properly stored unless they are being consumed, prepared for transport or storage.  For specific information on the new order, please see the Food Storage Order for more information.

For more information about bear free-worry free camping, review the following sites:

 

 

http://fwp.mt.gov/mtoutdoors/HTML/articles/2011/BearProofCamping.htm

http://learnaboutbears.com/safety.html





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