National Museum of Forest Service History

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The National Museum of Forest Service History's mission is to share the rich history and story of America's conservation legacy. It is a story full of successes and challenges that includes fire management, multiple use, wilderness, and recreation. Our 36-acre campus is just one mile west of the Missoula International Airport, 15 minutes from downtown. On the campus is a historic Ranger's Bungalow Cabin that serves as Visitor's Center with exhibits and gift shop. Our Forest Discovery Trail winds through a Champion Grove of trees with beautiful interpretive signage on the history of conservation. A pack corral and knot-tying station are located by the Trail, and a replica of a "L-4" Fire Lookout Tower, built for the Smithsonian Folklife Festival on the Washington, D.C. mall, is also on campus. A Capital Campaign is ongoing to build a world-class facility, the National Conservation Legacy and Education Center, to house interactive exhibits, offer classes and community lecture series. The Museum is the only museum in the country solely dedicated to forest conservation.

Hours & Season Memorial Day-Labor Day, free of charge, 7 days/wk, 10am-4pm Seasonally

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