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Intermountain Grassland

Beartooth (Wildlife Management Area)

Opens noon on May 15. All of Montana's big game animals live on or visit the WMA at various times. Upland game birds, song birds, raptors, furbearers and numerous small mammals can be found through much of the year. The WMA is closed to all visitation from the end of the big game hunting season until May 15 each year. Beartooth WMA was created to provide wildlife habitat for a variety of species, primarily elk, and to provide recreational opportunities.

Open

Difficult Accessibility Difficult Accessibility

Blackleaf (Wildlife Management Area)

To provide winter range for elk and mule deer, to prevent game depredation, to provide public access to WMA and adjacent public lands, and to provide spring and summer habitat for black and grizzly bears.

Open

Most Difficult Accessibility Most Difficult Accessibility

Canyon Ferry (Wildlife Management Area)

Management goal: To provide and improve habitat for ducks, geese and nongame species and to provide wildlife viewing and hunting opportunities. Hunting opportunities: Archery, shotgun, muzzleloader and traditional handgun for white-tailed deer; bird hunting for pheasants, ducks and Canada geese.

Open

Moderate Accessibility Moderate Accessibility

Ear Mountain (Wildlife Management Area)

To provide and sustain wildlife habitat for native wildlife species such as mule deer, bighorn sheep, grizzly and black bears, and provide access to public lands along the Rocky Mountain Front.

Open

Most Difficult Accessibility Most Difficult Accessibility

 

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