Category Archives: News

Flathead National Forest Closes Rental Cabins, Developed Campgrounds

By | March 29, 2020

Fifteen rental cabins in Flathead National Forest have been closed indefinitely for the health and safety of visitors and staff. Developed campgrounds and most restroom facilities are also closed. Effective immediately all Flathead National Forest rental cabins will be closed and unavailable to rent via Recreation.gov. A full list of rental cabins can be found on… Read More »

Flathead County Resource Advisory Committee to Conduct Business Virtually

By | March 25, 2020

To protect the health and safety of employees and members of the public during the COVID-19 outbreak in accordance with guidance from federal and state authorities, the Flathead County Resource Advisory Committee scheduled to meet April 1, 2020, at the Flathead National Forest Supervisor’s Office in Kalispell, Montana, will perform its committee duties virtually, rather… Read More »

Road Report Mar. 22

By | March 23, 2020

Here’s a road report from Jim Rogers… N F Rd good all the way from Trail Creek to town. Some ice and ruts from Ford south. Will likely melt today. Jody has done a remarkably good job this winter on the road.

Impact of COVID-19 on Montanans

By | March 21, 2020

I want to update you on the actions I am taking to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 on Montanans. During this time challenging time, I appreciate your patience and your concerns as we act to ensure Montanans’ needs are met. Both young and older Montanans, in urban and rural communities, have tested positive for coronavirus,… Read More »

North Forkers Prepare to “Shelter in Place”

By | March 18, 2020

Here is a story from Debo Powers. And thanks to Chris Heitz for the photo COVID-19 is now considered a global pandemic with cases rising exponentially around the world.  This disease can cause pneumonia and death and there is no vaccine against it and no cure.  People over 60 are most at risk.  There are… Read More »

Forest Prepares Spring Prescribed Fire Projects

By | March 13, 2020

Kalispell, MT – Flathead National Forest is planning spring prescribed fire projects when weather and air quality are favorable. People can expect to see smoke in various places in the Flathead Valley depending on burn locations and weather conditions. The Forest follows a prescribed burn plan for each project, designed to reduce the potential for… Read More »