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Gallatin National Forest

Federal judge OKs logging of burned trees by roads

BOZEMAN — A federal judge has ruled that logging will be allowed along roads in part of the Gallatin National Forest scorched by wildfire.

June 12, 2014 8:26 amLoading…

Reward offered for info on grizzly shooting

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is offering a reward for information on the shooting of a grizzly bear south of Big Sky in the Gallatin National Forest.

June 03, 2014 11:44 amLoading…
Redesigned Earthquake Lake Visitor Center to reopen on Friday

Redesigned Earthquake Lake Visitor Center to reopen on Friday

After five years of planning and remodeling and a furious final week of last-minute preparations, the Earthquake Lake Visitor Center will hold its grand opening on Friday at 1 p.m. with festivities and a weekend highlighted by guided walking tours.

May 22, 2014 12:15 am Photos

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Cutthroat project modified to avoid poisoning

Cutthroat project modified to avoid poisoning

A proposal to kill trout in South Fork Sixteenmile Creek in order to reintroduce native westslope cutthroat trout has been modified.

May 05, 2014 2:45 pm Related Loading…
A bear tale: Former warden’s interview sheds light on old photo

A bear tale: Former warden’s interview sheds light on old photo

The old color photograph of the woman posing, rifle in hand, next to a log cabin with the massive dead grizzly bear stirred the imagination. What happened, when and where? And who is she?

March 06, 2014 12:00 am Related Loading…

Logging project proposed near Bozeman ski area

The Forest Service is proposing to thin about 250 acres of forest to reduce tree mortality from insect infestations adjacent to Bridger Bowl Ski Area in the Gallatin National Forest.

February 17, 2014 5:21 pmLoading…

Avalanche warning for mountains around Cooke City

The Gallatin National Forest Avalanche Center is continuing its backcountry avalanche warning for the mountains around Cooke City. Heavy snowfall and strong winds have created highly unstable conditions, the center said Friday.

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Gallatin NF suggests winter fat bike routes

The Gallatin National Forest has created a suggested list of routes that are legal for snow bikers on the Gallatin National Forest and close to Bozeman.

February 03, 2014 2:32 pmLoading…
Fuels reduction project to start on Smith Creek

Fuels reduction project to start on Smith Creek

There will be more traffic starting next week on Smith Creek Road as a fuels-reduction project near Wilsall finally begins on the Gallatin National Forest.

January 23, 2014 12:17 pmLoading…
To the north

To the north

To the north from the Smith Creek trail vantage point is an excellent view of the Little Belt and Castle mountains.

January 23, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Buried rider may have tried to outrun snow slide

Buried rider may have tried to outrun snow slide

The avalanche that killed a Bozeman snowmobiler riding in the Gallatin Mountains on New Year’s Day – the first Montana avalanche death in more than a year – was somewhat of an anomaly, according to an expert.

January 06, 2014 11:45 pm Photos

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Forest gate

Forest gate

This Forest Service gate marks the boundary between private property and forest land along Cherry Creek Road.

January 03, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Sweeping views

Sweeping views

A storm cloud builds over the Crazy Mountains as seen from upper Cherry Creek. The area will once again be accessible to motorized vehicles as the Forest Service plans to build a new road to the area.

January 03, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Travel plan map

Travel plan map

January 03, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Once closed

Once closed

Cherry Creek Road where it crosses private property was temporarily closed to public access. This photo was taken in 2010, before the route was reopened to nonmotorized public use.

January 03, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Forest Service moves to construct new road south of Big Timber

Forest Service moves to construct new road south of Big Timber

With a road across private land to the national forest boundary constructed and the final details on the transfer of an easement being worked out, the Gallatin National Forest is seeking public comment on its proposal to extend the road into the forest south of Big Timber.

January 03, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Center issues avalanche warning in SW Montana

BOZEMAN — The Gallatin National Forest Avalanche Center has issued an avalanche warning for the backcountry of the Bridger Range and the Northern Gallatin Range in southwestern Montana.

December 23, 2013 9:48 am Related Loading…

Christmas tree permits available

Christmas tree permits will be available for purchase beginning Tuesday, Nov. 12, across all districts on the Custer and Gallatin national forests.

November 11, 2013 1:10 pmLoading…
Miner Paradise Complex 75 percent contained

Miner Paradise Complex 75 percent contained

The 11,900-acre Miner Paradise Complex in the Paradise Valley south of Bozeman is 75 percent contained, fire officials said Friday in a news release.

September 06, 2013 3:47 pm Related Loading…

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