List of Forests in Montana

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Cabin Creek, Gallatin National Forest

Based on the U.S. Board on Geographic Names, there are at least 20 named National and State Forests in Montana. In addition to currently named forests, there are at least 22 former named forests that have been consolidated into current forest lands.

National Forests are administered by the United States Forest Service, an agency of the United States Department of Agriculture. Montana State Forests are administered by the Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation.[1]


Current state and national forests[edit]

State forests[edit]

Headquarters for Stillwater State Forest

National forests[edit]

Former national forests[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "About Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation". Retrieved 2011-05-15. 
  2. ^ "Clearwater State Forest". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  3. ^ "Coal Creek State Forest". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  4. ^ "Lincoln State Forest". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  5. ^ "Lubrecht State Experimental Forest". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  6. ^ "Stillwater State Forest". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  7. ^ "Sula State Forest". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  8. ^ "Swan River State Forest". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  9. ^ "Thompson River State Forest". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  10. ^ "Beaverhead National Forest". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  11. ^ "Bitterroot National Forest". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  12. ^ "Custer National Forest". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  13. ^ "Deerlodge National Forest". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  14. ^ "Flathead National Forest". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  15. ^ "Gallatin National Forest". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  16. ^ "Gallatin Petrified Forest". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  17. ^ "Helena National Forest". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  18. ^ "Kaniksu National Forest". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  19. ^ "Kootenai National Forest". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  20. ^ "Lewis and Clark National Forest". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  21. ^ "Lolo National Forest". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  22. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v Davis, Richard C. (September 29, 2005), National Forests of the United States (pdf), The Forest History Society