Maybe you're ready to try backcountry camping after an inspiring visit to a national park. Maybe you want to introduce your kids to the great outdoors or maybe you're a longtime hiker. The Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness, Gallatin and Custer National Forests are here for you! Lakes, rivers, streams, waterfalls, vistas, fishing, animals, flowers and so much more await you.
State Trust Land Overnight Horseback Use —A Special Recreational Use License, available only from Department of Natural Resources and Conservation offices, is required for an overnight stay with horses on State Trust Land. Learn more.
Hikers, backpackers and campers are reminded to keep food, garbage, grills and other attractants stored in hard-sided vehicles or bear-proof food storage boxes.
Bear safety information is available on the Yellowstone Park bear safety web page and in the park newsletter.
Yellowstone also recently produced a new video on the proper use of bear spray, which will be available soon.