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Welcome! The Custer Gallatin National Forest offers a wide variety of recreational opportunities for all seasons. Whether you want a thrilling adventure or a low-key weekend getaway, we have something for everyone.

Know Before You Go

A graphic of Bear Country, showing a large outline of a bear and a hiker, tent and trees inside the bear outline.

Regardless of your activity, be Bear Aware and learn about recreating in bear country.

Always check the local weather, road, and trail conditions before an outing. Contact the local ranger district office to get current information.

Outdoor Safety & Ethics Be Bear Aware Contact a Ranger District


Recreation Map

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