Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest

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Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest

Address:420 Barrett St
Dillon, MT 59725

Phone:406-683-3900
Web: www.fs.fed.us/r1/b-d
Size: 3,320,000 acres.
Location:Southwestern Montana. Accessible by US 10A; MT 38, MT 43 and MT 278. Nearby cities/towns include Anaconda, Butte, Deer Lodge, Dillon, Philipsburg, Jackson, Sheridan, and Wisdom.
Facilities:27 cabins, 50 campgrounds, dispersed camping, picnic sites, trails (2,750 miles), boat launch, scenic drives, ghost towns.
Activities:Camping, hunting, fishing, boating, swimming, hiking, horseback riding, downhill and cross-country skiing.
Special Features:Anaconda Pintlar Wilderness Area; segments of Continental Divide National Scenic Trail and Nez Perce Historic Trail; ghost towns including Elkhorn and Coolidge; Sheepshead Mountain Recreation Area, one of the nation's premier handicapped-accessible outdoor recreation sites.

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It was a pack-in trip on public land in the Beaverhead National Forest On Monday, Sept 14, Layne spotted a lone bull in an open wallow.
In Montana, Beaverhead National Forest has proposed opening over 1.6 million acres, or 99 percent of its non-wilderness lands, including wilderness study areas.
Summer bouquets of lupine, yarrow, wild geraniums, and buttercups are tucked among the sage as we climb the narrow, dusty road to a high plateau in Beaverhead National Forest. The pavement begins, and the forest opens to reveal the granite ramparts of the Pioneers: 10 peaks soaring more than 10,000 feet.
The same could be said of a settlement France hammered out late last year with the Beaverhead National Forest and local ranchers.