Helena National Forest


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Helena National Forest

Address:2880 Skyway Dr
Helena, MT 59602

Phone:406-449-5201
Fax:406-449-5436
Web: www.fs.fed.us/r1/helena
Size: 976,000 acres.
Location:West-central Montana. Accessible by US 12. Nearby cities/towns include Helena, Lincoln, Townsend, and Boulder.
Facilities:7 cabins, 13 campgrounds, picnic sites, trails (1000+ miles), scenic drives.
Activities:Camping, hunting, fishing, boating, swimming, hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, OHV riding.
Special Features:Blackfoot and Missouri rivers; Continental Divide National Scenic Trail (see entry in national trails section); wilderness areas Gates of the Mountains (28,562 acres, including a 38-mile stretch of river) and Scapegoat (239,936 acres); approximately 3000,000-acre Elkhorn Wildlife Management Unit.

See other parks in Montana.
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Contract Awarded for Helena national forest - meriwether coulter boat dock reconstruction (revised)
Current infestation levels on the Helena National Forest are estimated at greater than 380,000 acres (one-third of the forest), with expected mortality at greater than 90 percent of the pine trees.
Officials at southwestern Montana's Helena National Forest also are looking at larger landscapes.