Is Lolo Pass Montana closed?
Operational Hours: Lolo Pass Visitor Center is currently open Thursday through Monday, 7:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. (PST). It is closed on Tuesday and Wednesday.
Where is Lolo National Forest?
The Lolo National Forest (NF) is located in western Montana, geographically surrounding the city of Missoula and bounded by other national forests and the Flathead Indian Reservation. View the forest-wide map for a general overview of our land area.
How big is Lolo National Forest?
2 million acres
The forest spans 2 million acres (8,000 km2) and includes four wilderness areas; the Scapegoat and the Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness are partially within the forest while the Welcome Creek and Rattlesnake Wildernesses are solely in Lolo National Forest.
How big is the Kootenai National Forest?
2.2 million acres
The Kootenai National Forest is located in the extreme Northwest corner of Montana and Northeast Idaho and encompasses over 2.2 million acres, an area nearly three times the size of Rhode Island.
What kind of trees are in Lolo National Forest?
On the Lolo, the predomi- nantly competing species are Douglas-fir, lodgepole pine, western larch, western redcedar, grand fir, and ponderosa pine at lower elevations, and lodgepole pine, Douglas-fir, subalpine fir, Engelmann spruce, and whitebark pine at higher elevations.
Can you hunt in Kootenai National Forest?
In the Kootena National Forest you`ll find opportunities to hunt big game such as elk, deer, and moose. There are seasons for bear and mountain lions as well. You will also find a variety of upland game, turkeys, and waterfowl.
What animals are in the Kootenai National Forest?
Elk, whitetail and mule deer, mountain goats and bighorn sheep, moose, black bear, mountain lion and grizzly bear roam the forest. Also to be found are coyote, weasel, mink, beaver, otter, squirrel, bobcat, lynx and other smaller mammals. The Kootenai is heavily forested with a large selection of native trees.
What highway is Lolo Pass on?
U.S. Highway 12
U.S. Highway 12 (Lewis and Clark Highway) Lolo Pass along U.S. Highway 12 begins in Greer, Idaho on the west end and ends 150 miles east at the Fort Fizzle interpretive site in Montana. This is a paved, two-lane highway with speed limits 50 miles-per-hour or less with few turnouts and limited opportunities to pass.