About Us

About Lubrecht ForestLubrecht Experimental Forest is a 28,000 acre forest located 30 miles northeast of Missoula, Montana in the Blackfoot River drainage. The Montana Forest and Conservation Experiment Station, at the W.A. Franke College of Forestry and Conservation, owns and manages 21,000 acres. The other 7,000 are managed cooperatively with the State of Montana Department of Natural Resources.

University of Montana students and faculty use Lubrecht for study and research. Student clubs also hold club activities on the forest. Members of the public use Lubrecht Forest for recreation, for conferences, weddings, and other special events.

The nordic ski trails at Lubrecht are groomed and maintained by Lubrecht staff with assistance from the Missoula Nordic Ski Club.

Contact us today to make a reservation to stay at Lubrecht or have us host your next event. Or stop by and visit — use our online map to find us just 30 miles north of Missoula.