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Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks GIS Data available for download.

  • Boundaries/Lands - Hunting districts, FWP's regional administrative boundaries, lands managed and/or owned by FWP, Fish & Wildlife Commissioner boundaries, FWP Enforcement Boundaries.
  • Fisheries/Hydrography - Fish species distribution, hydrography, hatcheries.
  • Wildlife - Wildlife distribution, occurrence.

Additional information about the species listed below can be requested by contacting FWP at fwpwld@mt.gov Submission of a MFWP Biologic and Natural Resource Data Request Form (pdf) may be required.

Distribution, range or other information for species not listed below can be found in the Montana Field Guide or by submitting a formal request to the Montana Natural Heritage Program.

Boundaries/Lands

Description

Type

Image

Shapefile

Metadata

FWP Commissioner Districts 2014

Polygon

 

 

 

FWP Lands (Points)

Point

 

 

 

FWP Lands (Polygons)

Polygon

 

 

 

FWP Regional Enforcement Boundaries

Polygon

  n/a

 

 

FWP Regional Fisheries Boundaries

Polygon

 

 

 

FWP Regional Wildlife Boundaries

Polygon

 

 

 

Fishing Access Sites (Points)

Point

  n/a

 

 

Fishing Access Sites (Polygons)

Polygon

 

 

 

Fishing Access Sites Noxious Weed Locations (2005 -2009)

Point

  n/a

 

 

Fishing Districts

Polygon

  n/a

 

 

Furbearer Trapping Districts (2012 and 2013 Seasons)

Polygon

  n/a

 

 

Hunting Access - Block Management Area (BMA) Boundaries - 2014 (IMPORTANT: MAY BE UPDATED DAILY)

Polygon

  n/a

 

 

Hunting Access - Open Fields (OF) Boundaries - 2014

Polygon

  n/a

 

 

Hunting Districts - (2014 and 2015 Seasons) - Antelope

Polygon

  n/a

 

 

Hunting Districts - (2014 and 2015 Seasons) - Bighorn Sheep

Polygon

  n/a

 

 

Hunting Districts - (2014 and 2015 Seasons) - Black Bear

Polygon

  n/a

 

 

Hunting Districts - (2014 and 2015 Seasons) - Deer/Elk/Mountain Lion

Polygon

  n/a

 

 

Hunting Districts - (2014 and 2015 Seasons) - Moose

Polygon

  n/a

 

 

Hunting Districts - (2014 and 2015 Seasons) - Mountain Goat

Polygon

  n/a

 

 

Hunting Districts - (2014 and 2015 Seasons) - Turkey

Polygon

  n/a

 

 

Land and Water Conservation Fund Project Locations

Point

  n/a

 

 

Management Responsibility Areas - Fisheries Biologists

Polygon

  n/a

 

 

Management Responsibility Areas - Wildlife Biologists

Polygon

  n/a

 

 

Management Units - (2010 and 2011 Seasons) - Wolverine

Polygon

 

 

 

Management Units - (2012 and 2013 Seasons) - Mountain Lion

Polygon

 

 

 

Management Units - (2012 and 2013 Seasons) - Wolverine

Polygon

 

 

 

Management Units - (2013 Season) - Gray Wolf

Polygon

 

 

 

Management Units - (2014 and 2015 Seasons) - Gray Wolf

  n/a

 

 

Management Units - (2014 and 2015 Seasons) - Mountain Lion

  n/a

 

 

State Parks (Points)

Point

  n/a

 

 

State Parks (Polygons)

Polygon

  n/a

 

 

State Parks Facilities (Line Features)

Point

  n/a

 

 

State Parks Facilities (Point Features)

Point

 

 

 

State Parks Facilities (Polygon Features)

Polygon

  n/a

 

 

Sunrise and Sunset Zones

Polygon

  n/a

 

 

Wildlife Management Areas (Points)

Point

  n/a

 

 

Wildlife Management Areas (Polygons)

Polygon

  n/a

 

 

Fisheries/Hydrography

Description

Type

Image

Shapefile

Metadata

Aquatic Focus Areas 2005 - All Tiers

Polygon

 

 

 

Aquatic Focus Areas 2005 - Tier 1

Polygon

 

 

 

Bull Trout Critical Habitat

  n/a

 

 

Dewatered Streams

Line

 

 

 

Fish Hatcheries

Point

 

 

 

Fish Species Distribution - Lakes

Point

 

 

 

Fish Species Distribution - Streams

Routed Feature

 

 

 

Lakes

Polygon

 

 

 

Montana Lakes Bathymetry

Line

  n/a

 

 

River Basins (4th Code HUCs - 1:2,000,000 Scale)

Polygon

 

 

 

River Basins (4th Code HUCs 1:24,000 - Scale)

Polygon

  n/a

 

 

River Mile Locations (10th Mile Intervals)

Point

  n/a

 

 

Streams

Routed Feature

 

 

 

Whirling Disease Sample sites

Point

  n/a

 

 

Wildlife

Description

Type

Image

Shapefile

Metadata

Coincident Priority Conservation Areas

Polygon

  n/a

 

 

Distribution - Antelope (General and Winter)

Polygon

 

 

 

Distribution - Bighorn Sheep (General and Winter)

Polygon

 

 

 

Distribution - Bison (General and Winter)

Polygon

 

 

 

Distribution - Black Bear (General)

Polygon

 

 

 

Distribution - Dusky (Blue) Grouse

Polygon

 

 

 

Distribution - Elk (General and Winter)

Polygon

 

 

 

Distribution - Gray (Hungarian) Partridge

Polygon

 

 

 

Distribution - Gray Wolf (General)

Polygon

 

 

 

Distribution - Moose (General and Winter)

Polygon

 

 

 

Distribution - Mountain Goat (General and Winter)

Polygon

 

 

 

Distribution - Mountain Lion (General)

Polygon

 

 

 

Distribution - Mule Deer (General and Winter)

Polygon

 

 

 

Distribution - Pheasant (Habitat)

Polygon

 

 

 

Distribution - Ruffed Grouse

Polygon

 

 

 

Distribution - Sage Grouse (Habitat)

Polygon

 

 

 

Distribution - Sage Grouse (Historic)

Polygon

 

 

 

Distribution - Sharp-tailed Grouse

Polygon

 

 

 

Distribution - Spruce Grouse

Polygon

 

 

 

Distribution - White-tailed Deer (General and Winter)

Polygon

 

 

 

Distribution - Wild Turkey

Polygon

 

 

 

Population Management Units - Deer

Polygon

  n/a

 

 

Sage Grouse Core Areas

Polygon

  n/a

 

 

Terrestrial Focus Areas 2005 - All Tiers

Polygon

 

 

 

Terrestrial Focus Areas 2005 - Tier 1

Polygon