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Backcountry Camping Permits

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:

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