The Lolo National Forest is located in western Montana, surrounds Missoula, MT and is comprised of 2,111,223 acres.
"For those who want to experience the Lolo National Forest first hand there are some 1,800-miles of trails open to foot and horseback travel. Many of these trails crisscross through Rattlesnake, Scapegoat, Selway-Bitterroot, and Welcome Creek Wilderness Areas. The Forest also contains eight National Recreation Trails and miles and miles of shorter day hike trails.
The Lolo National Forest is an area of shimmering lakes, rugged beauty, diverse recreation opportunities, and a long history. It is a place full of wonderful experiences, long lasting memories, and memorable sights. This Forest offers something for all who visit, time and time again."