Tags Archives: Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest

GLC meets to talk scoping comments for proposed restoration

The purpose of the Sept. 13 meeting was for members of the collaborative and the general public to ask questions about the project, as well as develop talking points for a comment letter from the GLC.

Judge Haddon rules Indian Creek Trail is public land

In an Oct. 24 ruling, United States District Judge Sam Haddon issued an order in favor of the United States Forest Service and a prescriptive right to trail No. 328, or the Indian Creek Trail, which provides public access to the Lee Metcalf Wilderness and crosses a parcel of the 80 acre Wonder Ranch.

Public access in question: Wonder Ranch sues for quiet title

A complaint filed in August 2014 regarding Indian Creek Trail No. 328 will begin its trial starting July 27 and will run an expected five days or more, according to the United States District Court, District of Montana, clerk of court’s office. The Indian Creek trail and trailhead is a well-known and used trail among […]

FIRE in the GRAVELLYS: 2 fires burn 15 miles southwest of Ennis

Lightning caused two fires in the Gravelly Mountains southwest of Ennis, which were discovered late afternoon on Thursday, June 30, according to Leona Rodreick, public information officer for the Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest.


Over the course of two days, 332 fifth through eighth-graders gathered at the foot of Sphinx Mountain in the Madison Mountain Range to participate in the camp, hosted by the Forest Service. Students from Alder, Cardwell, Harrison, Ennis, Sheridan, Twin Bridges and West Yellowstone participated.

Sheridan ag classes partner with local Forest Service to create feed bunk at Bear Creek trailhead

Students in Sheridan High School’s agricultural classes are nearly done with a class project in which they constructed a stock feed bunk to be placed at the Bear Creek trailhead.
The Bear Creek trailhead, 20 miles south of Ennis, is a popular area throughout the year and is one of very few trailheads in the Madison Valley that provides camping that supports stock access into the wilderness.