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Wildlife Management Area

Site Facts

  • Open:May 15 - Dec 2
  • Size: 27 acres
  • Elevation: 2484 ft

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
Hunting Access System

Hunting Access System

Walk-In only.

Restrictions & Closures

Restrictions & Closures

Stage II Fire Restriction

Stage II 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!