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Wildlife Management Area

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Open: May 15 - Dec 2
Size: 27 acres
Elevation: 2484 ft
Nearest Town: Thompson Falls

IMPORTANT NOTICE:
Posted Aug 07, 2014

Stage I Fire Restrictions
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Opens noon on May 15. Provides critical winter/spring habitat to as many as 85 to 90 bighorn sheep from the Thompson Falls herd.

Opens noon on May 15. The Roundhorn WMA is 27 acres located on between Thompson Falls and Plains in the lower Clark Fork River Valley. The property consists of rugged, rocky cliffs and flat rangeland, about equally divided in acres. Timber is scattered about in both the cliff areas and pastures. To the North, Lolo National Forest provides the boundary, while private land is found to the East and West and Hwy 200 is along the South side.



Management Goal
Management Goal

To maintain the land's carrying capacity for bighorn sheep through good land stewardship practices.

Contact Information
Contact Information

Bruce Sterling
PO Box 35
Thompson Falls, MT   59873
(406) 827-4389
bsterling@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
Blue Grouse Go To Field Guide Field Guide
Bobcat Go To Field Guide Field Guide
Elk 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
White-tailed Deer Go To Field Guide Field Guide Go To Hunting Guide Hunting Guide
Hunting Access System
Hunting Access System

Walk-In only.

Restrictions & Closures
Restrictions & Closures
Stage I Fire Restriction
Stage I Fire Restrictions
Management Restriction
CLOSED (12/1 - 5/14)
Closed to protect wildlife during the critical winter period.
Seasonal Restriction
OPEN (5/15 - 11/30)
Opens noon on May 15.
Weapons Restriction
RESTRICTED (5/15 - 11/30)
KNOW BEFORE YOU GO! Please be aware of your shot direction and DO NOT FIRE TOWARDS LAWYER'S NURSERY!
Activities
Activities
  • Picnicking
  • Hiking
  • Horseback Riding
  • Wildlife Viewing
  • Hunting
  • Photography
Miscellaneous
Miscellaneous
  • Parking
Picnic Site
Picnic Site
  • Primitive
Sanitation/Water
Sanitation/Water
  • Difficult Accessibility
    Pack in/Pack out