Custer Gallatin National Forest
a diverse and stunning landscape, 3+ million acres, critical to the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem and stretching to the remote buttes and pine savannahs of South Dakota.
Stay Informed on NEPA Project Planning
Montana is bear country. For the safety of humans and all native wildlife, be bear aware! A food storage order is in place. Learn how to properly hike, recreate and be bear aware
Many opportunities across the Forest are free. Activities such as forest products, firewood, commercial or special uses, require permits to help maintain and improve recreational amenities.
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
From cabins to campgrounds, Recreation.gov offers numerous opportunities for people to explore, each with their own flair and flavor.
Hiring for 2023 permanent wildland fire positions starts September 21, 2022. Visit www.fs.usda.gov/main/r1/jobs for more information. Find out more about other resource specialties and jobs available from timber to wildlife to recreation and many more.
Known as GAOA, this funding is allowing us to invest in recreation infrastructure, public lands access, and land and water conservation.
Come Join the Custer Gallatin National Forest - Hiring Summer Season 2023
Release Date: Sep 28, 2022
Custer Gallatin Forest National Visitor Use Monitoring Surveys Begin Oct 1, 2022 - Survey work focuses on Beartooth, Ashland and Sioux Ranger Districts
Release Date: Sep 27, 2022
West Rosebud Opens, Main Fork Rock Creek & East Rosebud Underway, Additional $22 Million in Repairs Estimated.
Release Date: Sep 23, 2022
Shenango Work Center and Poker Jim Fire Lookout each on the Custer Gallatin National Forest are formalized as part of the National Register for Historic Places as of September 1, 2022. Learn more.
Earthquake Lake Visitors Center
Near midnight on an August night in 1959 a 7.5 magnitude earthquake, near the Madison River triggered a massive landslide forever changing the landscape.
Beartooth Scenic Byway - All American Road
Seasoned mountaineers and visitors alike often gasp at the high-elevation grandeur on this 68-mile drive between Red Lodge and Cooke City, MT.
Castles & Capitol Rock, Sioux R.D.
Get off the beaten path, travel through northwestern South Dakota. Stop for a picnic and see these natural wonders- steep-walled, flat topped buttes rising 200 to 400 feet.