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Backcountry Camping

Nothing says Montana like a backcountry camping experience. Please practice Leave No Trace principles, Be Bear Aware, and familiarize yourself with the following required permits:

Sluice Boxes State Park

A Backcountry Campsite Permit is required to camp in Sluice Boxes State Park. Check with Fish, Wildlife & Parks staff in the Great Falls office at (406) 454-5840 when planning your trip. Learn more

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

U.S. Forest Service

Please refer to the specific national forest website for information on backcountry camping. Learn more

Glacier National Park

A Backcountry Use Permit is required for all overnight camping in Glacier National Park. Learn more

Yellowstone National Park

A Backcountry Use Permit is required for all overnight camping in Yellowstone National Park. Learn more