Custer Gallatin National Forest

Welcome to the Custer Gallatin

3+ million acres, a ecologically diverse landscape critical to the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem and stretching to the remote buttes & pine savannahs of South Dakota.

Flooding Damage - Select sites only closed

Visit: Alerts and Notices Page for maps and details.  Latest Media Updates

  • Beartooth - National Forest System lands within Carbon, Sweet Grass and Stillwater County are open except for a small area closure just south of Red Lodge, for National Forest System lands up the Main Fork and Lake Fork of Rock Creek due to extensive damage as well as Stillwater Road (#2400) - including Woodbine Campground adn Stillwater Trailhead - closed, West Fork Stillwater Road (#2846)
  • Motorized-use Road closures exist for:
    • West Fork Rock Creek (#2072) beyond Basin Campground (Basin is open) 
    • East Rosebud Road (#2177) - closed for season. 
    • West Rosebud Road (#2072) - beyond West Rosebud Lake
  • Yellowstone R.D. 
    • Motorized-use Road closure for Main Mill Creek (at Passage Creek) and West Mill
    • Main Boulder Developed Recreation Sites - Hicks Park, Chippy Park, Fourmile closed
    • Snowbank CG due to bridge washout and Six Mile above Gold Prize Trailhead.
  • Gardiner R.D. - Bear Creek bridge over Darroch Creek and Woody Creek Road, outside of Cooke City, MT 

Park County Flooding InformationCarbon County Alert - Flooding Information       Stillwater County Flooding          Sweet Grass County Flooding

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    • Be Bear Aware

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      Montana is bear country. For the safety of humans and native wildlife in Montana, be bear aware! A food storage order is in place. Learn how to properly hike, recreate and be bear aware.

    • Explore Cabins & Campgrounds

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    • Passes & Permits

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      Many opportunities and facilities across the Forest are free to enjoy for hiking, biking, nature viewing, and more.  Other activities require permits to help maintain & improve recreational amenities.

    • Maps

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      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.