The Flathead National Forest covers 2.3 million acres, about 1 million acres are designated wilderness. The Forest provides habitat for approximately 250 species of wildlife and 22 species of fish. The forest contains 1,700 miles of roads and 2,800 miles of hiking trails.

The Flathead National Forest also has 34 campgrounds and 11 cabins for rent in the forest, and maintains local ranger district offices in Bigfork, Hungry Horse, and Whitefish.

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