The Flathead National Forest is located in the northwest corner of Montana.
Where is this Forest?

 

Welcome to the Flathead National Forest

Chip Weber, FNF Forest SupervisorIn the heart of the Rocky Mountains, west of the continental divide and just south of the Canadian border, lies the 2.4 million acre Flathead National Forest. Home to lynx, grizzly bear, and bull trout; with numerous lakes, streams, and rivers to enjoy, the forest is the premiere destination for visitors looking to experience natural landscapes of the American West. Visit one of our three wilderness areas, such as the famous Bob Marshall Wilderness, for a rare glimpse at undeveloped areas with outstanding opportunities for solitude. Celebrated for its water, wildlife, and wilderness the Flathead National Forest has abundant recreation opportunities and outstanding natural resources. We invite you to experience your National Forest!

 

Quick Links to Your Outdoor Adventures

Click here to find out more about camping on the National Forest.Click here to find out more about hiking on the National Forest.Click here to find a cabin to rent on the Flathead National Forest. Click here to find out about horseback riding and camping on the forest. Click here to find out about picnicking on the forest. Click here for ideas of where you can watch wildlife, birds, and more. Click here to find out more about recreation on our rivers and lakes. Click here to read the regulations in place along the three forks of the Flathead River. Click here to find out how to stay safe by following the regulations while in bear country. Click here to find a map to take on your adventures.Click here to find out more about obtaining permits or passes for certain activities on the forest. Click here to find even more recreational opportunities on the Flathead National Forest.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Forest Plan Revision

Glacier Lillys - Swan Lake Ranger District

The Flathead National Forest is currently revising its Forest Plan. Find out more about the plan revision process and how you can be involved in planning the Forest’s future. Here you will find information and links to planning documents and reports, and ways to comment or become involved in the process. more >

 

 

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