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.
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.
Parker will spearhead the permitting and further development of the Cannivan Gulch property located in Beaverhead National Forest near Divide, in south western Montana.
Tours are also available in Gallatin, Targhee and Beaverhead National Forests.