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Wildlife Management Area

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Open: May 15 - Dec 2
Size: 960 acres
Elevation: 2894 ft
Nearest Town: Libby

Opens noon on May 15.



Management Goal
Management Goal

To provide winter range for elk and deer.

Directions
Directions

Located NW of Eureka, MT in the West Kootenai Community.
(Lat 48.988, Lng -115.23)

Contact Information
Contact Information

Tim Thier
PO Box 507
Trego, MT   59934
(406) 882-4697
tthier@mt.gov

Hunting/Trapping Opportunities
Hunting/Trapping Opportunities
Black Bear Go To Field Guide Field Guide Go To Hunting Guide Hunting Guide
Elk Go To Field Guide Field Guide Go To Hunting Guide Hunting Guide
Mountain Lion 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
Wild Turkey Go To Field Guide Field Guide
Hunting Access System
Hunting Access System

Access by foot or horse only. Several roads traverse the area.

Restrictions & Closures
Restrictions & Closures
Management Restriction
CLOSED (12/1 - 5/14)
Closed to protect wildlife during the critical winter period.
Seasonal Restriction
OPEN (5/15 - 11/30)
Opens at noon on May 15.
Activities
Activities
  • Horseback Riding
  • Wildlife Viewing
  • Hunting
Miscellaneous
Miscellaneous
  • Parking
Sanitation/Water
Sanitation/Water
  • Pack in/Pack out
Trail
Trail
  • Horseback Riding Trail