Welcome to the Kootenai National Forest
Come and Explore...
Encompassing the rugged beauty of the Rocky Mountains of Northwest Montana, the Kootenai provides tremendous opportunity for exploration. With abundant recreation and a wealth of natural resources, it is truly a place to relax and enjoy your National Forests!
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The& Great American Outdoors Act gave the USDA Forest Service new opportunities to deliver benefits to the American public through major investments in recreation infrastructure, public lands access, and land and water conservation. These investments will contribute to economic growth and job creation in rural America.
A food storage order signed in April, 2022 requires food storage and garbage practice across the Forest to reduce the potential for human-wildlife encounters.
Regional Orders including Weed Free Forage & Mulch Products, Northern Region Occupancy and Use Restrictions, and Northern Region Camping Stay Limits
Lincoln County Resource Advisory Committee
A Secure Rural Schools Resource Act Advisory Committee (RAC) provides recommendations to the Forest Service on the development and implementation of special projects on federal lands.