The map index describes the maps that are published by the Bureau of Land Management in Montana, North Dakota and South Dakota. The maps show land ownership and geographic features. The map index is available from this office at no charge or click here for the online version.
The following map series are in the scale of 1:100,000 (about 5/8 inch per mile). Each map covers about 1,700 square miles.
- Surface Management Edition (SME): This map reflects surface ownership, roads (access not defined) and various geographic features. Most show topographic features.
- SME, Minerals Edition: This edition is a SME map with an overprint showing federally owned minerals.
Each map is $4.00. If you purchase 50 maps or more, the cost is $2.40 per map.
Other Maps Available
|Land Status Maps -- Scale 1:500,000|
|Land Status Maps -- Scale 1:1,000,000|
Upper Missouri River Breaks National Monument Boater's Guides (2 parts)
Fort Benton to Judith Landing
Judith Landing to Kipp Recreation Area
For more information on floating the Upper Missouri River, contact the Lewistown Field Office, 406-538-1900 or the Missouri Breaks Interpretive Center, 406-622-4000.
|$4.00 each |
|Yellowstone River Floater's Guides (6 parts)|
Springdale to Park City
Park City to Pompeys Pillar
Captain Clark to Forsyth
Far West to Bonfield
Powder River Depot to Glendive
Intake to Confluence
|Garnet Field Office Status Map (Missoula)||$4.00|
FS Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest Maps (North, South, Central)
To order maps, please list the name and number of the maps you want and enclose the appropriate payment. Please do not send cash. Checks and money orders should be made out to the Department of the Interior-BLM, and mailed to BLM Maps, 5001 Southgate Drive, Billings, MT 59101. If you would like to expedite your order by using Visa, MasterCard, American Express, or Discover, you may place your order over the phone by calling (406) 896-5000. Maps can also be purchased at the BLM State Office in Billings, 5001 Southgate Drive, between the hours of 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday.
For 50 or more maps, flat rate priority postage will apply as follows:
For 50–65 maps, a flat rate priority postage of $10.95 will be applied to all orders.
For more than 65 maps, a flat rate priority postage of $14.95 will be applied to all orders.
U.S. Geological Survey topographic maps with contour lines are available from:
USGS Map Sales
P.O. Box 25286
Denver, CO 80225
Information about National Forest maps may be obtained by contacting the U.S. Forest Service Regional Office, P.O. Box 7669, Missoula, MT 59807. The phone number is 406-329-3511.
To obtain BLM map coverage for states bordering Montana:
Idaho State Office
1387 South Vennell Way
PO Box 1878 Boise, Idaho 83709
Wyoming State Office
5353 Yellowstone Road
P.O. Box 1828
Cheyenne, Wyoming 82003