Flathead prepares for fall and winter camping seasons
September 24, 2020
SWAN VALLEY - Flathead National Forest staff and concessionaires are preparing campgrounds and other recreation sites to close or move to primitive status for the winter season.
Many campgrounds are available for primitive camping in the off-season, meaning that campsites are not regularly maintained, toilets may be closed and potable water systems are shut off. Dispersed camping in non-developed campground areas is also available in the off-season.
People should rely on Motor Vehicle Use Maps to identify appropriate dispersed camping areas. For both primitive and dispersed ca...