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Wildlife Management Area

Moderate AccessibilityModerate Accessibility

 
 

 
Open: Jan 1 - Dec 31
Size: 164 acres
Elevation: 5663 ft
Nearest Town: Anaconda



Management Goal
Management Goal

To provide winter range for Bighorn Sheep and opportunities for wildlife observation.

Directions
Directions

Drive 4 miles west on Montana Highway 1 West and turn right on Lime Quarry Road. WMA is located between Olsen Gulch Rd and Blue-eyed Nellie Gulch across from the Anaconda check station and adjacent to the Lime Quarry.
(Lat 46.164, Lng -113.059)

Contact Information
Contact Information

Ray Vinkey
PO Box 1066
Philipsburg, MT   59858
(406) 859-1704
rvinkey@mt.gov

Hunting/Trapping Opportunities
Hunting/Trapping Opportunities
Bighorn Sheep Go To Field Guide Field Guide Go To Hunting Guide Hunting Guide
Black Bear Go To Field Guide Field Guide Go To Hunting Guide Hunting Guide
Mule Deer Go To Field Guide Field Guide Go To Hunting Guide Hunting Guide
Ruffed Grouse Go To Field Guide Field Guide
Spruce Grouse Go To Field Guide Field Guide
White-tailed Deer Go To Field Guide Field Guide Go To Hunting Guide Hunting Guide
Hunting Access System
Hunting Access System

Designated roads and foot access. Easy, not strenuous, walking access.

Restrictions & Closures
Restrictions & Closures
Motorized Vehicle Restriction
CLOSED (10/16 - 6/15)
Closed to motorized vehicles.
Activities
Activities
  • Picnicking
  • Bicycling
  • Hiking
  • Horseback Riding
  • Wildlife Viewing
  • Hunting
  • Photography
Miscellaneous
Miscellaneous
  • Information Kiosk/Map
  • Parking
Picnic Site
Picnic Site
  • Primitive
Sanitation/Water
Sanitation/Water
  • Difficult Accessibility
    Pack in/Pack out
Trail
Trail
  • Bike Trail
  • Hiking Trail
  • Horseback Riding Trail