Lolo National Forest Guide

Established in September of 1906, Lolo National Forest covers 2 million acres of land and contains four wilderness areas. Lolo National Forest offers visitors camping, fishing, boating, biking, and over 700 hiking trails. Prefer cold weather? No problem, the park is open year-round and offers plenty of winter activities as well. Bundle up for some skiing, ice fishing, or snowmobiling. Whatever you love to do outdoors, you’ll find it at Lolo National Forest.

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How to get to Lolo National Forest

Address: Lolo National Forest Supervisor's Office, Fort Missoula Building 24, Missoula, MT 59804

Fee: Entry fee $0

With 2 million acres of scenery, wildlife, and nature to explore, an RV is the perfect way to travel and experience everything Lolo National Forest has to offer. From hiking and biking to fishing and historical demonstrations, you’re sure to find something to spark your wandering spirit at Lolo National Forest.

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions About Lolo National Forest

How many hiking trails does Lolo National Forest have?

Lolo National Forest has over 700 hiking trails. The forest has trails for every level of hiker, from easy strolls to advanced hikes for experienced hikers.

Is there a fee to get into Lolo National Forest?

No, there is no fee to get into Lolo National Forest. There may be fees or permits required to use certain areas of the forest, or for certain activities within the park, however.

What is the best time to visit Lolo National Forest?

The best time to visit Lolo National Forest is between June and August. The summer season at the forest is short, but visitors can get outdoors and hike, paddle, fish, and enjoy the warm weather. The park is also more accessible in summer, when all of the roads are open and the amenities are available.

What type of wildlife lives in Lolo National Forest?

Wildlife living in Lolo National Forest includes grizzly bears, mountain lions, wolves, mountain goats, bighorn sheep, moose, and elk. There are also thirty different varieties of ducks, plus eagles, swans, and a variety of other birds that live in the forest.

What is the closest town to Lolo National Forest?

Huson, Montana is one of the closest towns to the Lolo National Forest. Huson is a small town, and the closest town with a grocery store and a few more amenities is St. Ignatius.