Sometimes the best places to visit are the spots without the crowds.

Tourists are flooding into Montana, and many of Big Sky Country's popular destinations will be slammed with crowds.

Places like Yellowstone, Glacier, and Flathead Lake will see thousands of visitors these coming months.

Flathead Lake State Park via Facebook
Flathead Lake State Park via Facebook
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What's the problem? The influx of locals and visitors to these attractions can ruin your trip. You don't want to deal with being surrounded by people constantly. Sometimes you want some peace while enjoying Montana to appreciate where you are.

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Is there a place that is as special as a national park but you don't have to deal with crowds? We have a solution for you.

Thrillist came out with a list of the Top National Forests in America. These national forests are stunning and underrated for travelers.

Photo by Sebastian Unrau via Unsplash
Photo by Sebastian Unrau via Unsplash
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What is a national forest? These massive areas of woodland or forests are protected land for wildlife, agriculture, and more.

If you don't know, Montana has several national forests. One national forest was named in the Thrillist list, and we can't argue with their decision.

Thrillist thinks everyone should check out the Lolo National Forest outside Missoula.

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Photo by Marita Kavelashvili via Unsplash
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Why? There is hiking, camping, and over four million acres of wilderness to explore.

The best part? The only crowds you might run into are wildlife or a field of wildflowers.

If you don't want to travel to the Lolo National Forest, don't worry! There are eight other national forests in Montana to enjoy.

Each one is special and unique. It all depends on what you want to do on your excursion.

Load the car, grab your friends or family, and explore these wonderful national forests.

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