The Flathead National Forest law enforcement officers cited seven snowmobilers for operating their machines in the Mission Mountains Wilderness in Montana. Each rider was given a ticket for $325. Forest service employees say they saw the snowmobile tracks. They encourage folks who ride in the backcountry to use maps and be aware of their location.
The Wilderness Act prohibits the use of motorized vehicles in designated wilderness.
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