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Wildlife Management Area

Difficult AccessibilityDifficult Accessibility

 
 

 
Open: Apr 1 - Jan 15
Size: 5845 acres
Elevation: 3290 ft
Nearest Town: Shelby

Opens noon on April 1.



Management Goal
Management Goal

To provide habitat for mule deer, white-tailed deer, antelope, waterfowl, upland birds and other non-game wildlife; to provide public access to the WMA and adjacent public lands.

Directions
Directions

From I-15, Exit 358 east to Marias Valley Road, North 3.5 miles, turn west on Hjartarson Road, for 10.2 miles, then south 2.5 miles.
(Lat 48.444, Lng -111.97)

Contact Information
Contact Information

Ryan Rauscher
Conrad FWP Office
4600 Giant Springs Rd
Conrad, MT   59425
(406) 271-7033
rrauscher@mt.gov

Hunting/Trapping Opportunities
Hunting/Trapping Opportunities
Antelope Go To Field Guide Field Guide Go To Hunting Guide Hunting Guide
Ducks Go To Hunting Guide Hunting Guide
Elk Go To Field Guide Field Guide Go To Hunting Guide Hunting Guide
Geese Go To Hunting Guide Hunting Guide
Mule Deer Go To Field Guide Field Guide Go To Hunting Guide Hunting Guide
Sharp-tailed Grouse Go To Field Guide Field Guide
White-tailed Deer Go To Field Guide Field Guide Go To Hunting Guide Hunting Guide
Restrictions & Closures
Restrictions & Closures
Advisory for Public Safety
RESTRICTED (4/1 - 1/15)
Mandatory Food Storage Requirements
Management Restriction
CLOSED (1/16 - 3/31)
Closed to protect wildlife during the critical winter and spring periods.
Management Restriction
Commercial use prohibited.
Seasonal Restriction
OPEN (4/1 - 1/15)
Opens noon on April 1.
Activities
Activities
  • Camping
  • Hiking
  • Horseback Riding
  • Wildlife Viewing
  • Hunting
  • Photography
Sanitation/Water
Sanitation/Water
  • Difficult Accessibility
    Pack in/Pack out