Welcome to the Lolo National Forest

Welcome to the Lolo National Forest

The Lolo National Forest is a destination for locals and visitors to go play. There is so much to explore with opportunities such as hiking, OHV riding, camping, cabin and lookout tower rentals, winter sports, and two visitor centers.

Where will you explore?


  • Land Management Plan Revision Web Hub

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    The Lolo National Forest initiated the revision of its land management plan in early 2023. This effort will take several years and will include extensive public involvement. We look forward to working with you through the revision process!

  • Bear Country Safety

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    The Lolo National Forest is home to both black and grizzly bears. Learn more about recreating safely in bear country and how to properly store food and other attractants.

  • Wildfire Adapted Missoula (WAM)

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    WAM is a risk-based strategic fuels management project designed to implement the Missoula County Community Wildfire Protection Plan (CWPP). Visit our Story Map and see our Frequently Asked Questions to learn more.

  • Resource Advisory Committees

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    Are you interested in participating in local land management decisions through the Secure Rural Schools Resource Advisory Committees? Committees fund projects that contribute to road, trail and infrastructure, restoration, wildlife and fish habitat improvement work on your national forest.


Lolo National Forest Land Management Plan Revision

The Lolo National Forest is preparing to enter into Land Management Plan Revision. A Land Management Plan, commonly known as a Forest Plan, is the comprehensive overarching document that guides the management of a National Forest for approximately 15 years. Learn more here! 

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2022 Lolo Annual Report

2022 was another great and challenging year for the Lolo National Forest. Staff navigated a busy wildfire season, while continuing to provide customer service, forest products, and hitting goals in restoration and recreation improvements.

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