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The Miles City Field Office manages more than 2.7 million surface acres of public land and over 12.4 million acres of subsurface mineral estate in eastern Montana. This area of responsibility includes 16 counties in eastern Montana.

Eastern Montana hosts a wide variety of recreation opportunities including; hunting, fishing, hiking, rafting, bird watching, rock collecting, mountain biking and frontier-era historical sites. Multiple-uses incorporate mineral extraction, grazing and timber management, which augment local economies in this ecologically and geologically diverse region of the northern plains.

This area’s fossil resources are world famous for well-known dinosaurs such as Tyrannosaurus Rex, Triceratops and Hadrosaur—made famous by Hollywood and the media. Each year, these world-class specimens attract field excavation crews from federally-recognized fossil repositories, museums and institutions from across the U.S.

Our priorities are to cultivate community-based conservation and citizen-centered stewardship. When visiting Montana, be sure to visit the high plains and discover for yourself "Montana’s Best Kept Secret."

In the Spotlight 

For FY16, the Montana/Dakotas BLM will begin using ePlanning for tracking NEPA and Planning documents.  Please see the main ePlanning webpage for a listing of all NEPA and Planning projects in the Montana/Dakotas BLM beginning Oct. 1, 2015.

Enjoy Matthews Recreation Area

BLM Miles City Field Office to conduct roads, trails inventory in several eastern Montana counties

BLM encourages mineral rights verification














Frequently Requested

Eastern Montana Resource Advisory Council

Fire Restrictions | Fire Information

Eastern Montana Fire Zone fire information



Pending Applications For Permit to Drill

Miles City Resource Management Plan (RMP) website

Supplement to the 2003 Statewide Final Oil and Gas EIS website (SEIS)

Coal Bed Natural Gas Information

Proposed Oil and Gas Amendment of the Billings, Powder River and South Dakota Resource Management Plans and Final Environmental Impact Statement (1992) (pdf 13.3 mb) | Record of Decision

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Miles City Field Office |  111 Garryowen Road |  Miles City, MT 59301-0940

Phone: 406-233-2800 |  Fax: 406-233-2921 |  Office hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. M-F