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Mount Silcox

Mount Silcox

Site Facts

  • Open:Apr 1 - Dec 2
  • Size: 1535 acres
  • Elevation: 2902 ft

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Opens noon on April 1. Visitors occasionally see elk from the parking area which remains open all winter. Bighorn sheep are visible from late October through mid-April, primarily in the rocky cliffs along the eastern edge of the WMA. White-tailed and mule deer, black bears, and turkeys are vest viewed during the spring, summer and fall when the WMA is open to travel. visitors occasionally spot mountain goats in the steep cliffs adjacent to the eastern boundary. Songbirds, woodpeckers, ospreys, owls, grouse and an occasional coyote also frequent the WMA. Management goals of Mount Silcox WMA are to provide winter and spring range for bighorn sheep, to provide recreational access to adjacent public lands, to provide winter range for elk and year-round habitat for white-tailed and mule deer and turkeys.

Directions

Directions

Mount Silcox WMA is located in Sanders County, two miles east of Thompson Falls on Sate Highway 200. Parking area and horse loading ramp is available off State Highway 200.
(Lat 47.59224 , Lng -115.28425 )

Restrictions & Closures

Restrictions & Closures

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