Outdoor Recreation

Guides, Permits & Parks

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
The state guide to recreation in Montana includes information on licenses and permits, events and education, plus a video library, Animal Field Guide, and the Montana Hunt Planner.

Montana Nature Conservancy
Learn about conservation in Montana, find information on regional events and green vacations.

Montana Streamflows
Access real-time USGS data for Montana streams and rivers.

Montana Weed Control
The Montana Weed Control Association provides resources and information on invasive species around the state.

Montana Wilderness Association
For hiking information.

National Park Service - Find a Park
Explore U.S. National Parks by location, activity, or topic. Learn about the history of the parks. Find park events and activities.

Natural Heritage Program Field Guides
These guides and this website are a collaborative effort between the Montana Natural Heritage Program and Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks.  These guides provide information on the identification, distribution, status, and ecology of Montana's animals, plants, lichens, and biological communities. 

Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation
This foundation's mission is to ensure the future of elk, other wildlife, and their habitat. Find information on elk hunting, including where and when to go, rifle information, and recipes.

U.S. Forest Service Recreation Guides
Get information on activities, trip planning, wilderness safety, and permits.

Contact Us

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    Ph: 406-447-1690, Ext. 5