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Wildlife Management Area

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Open: May 15 - Dec 2
Size: 17781 acres
Elevation: 6578 ft
Nearest Town: Dillon

Opens noon on May 15.



Management Goal
Management Goal

Maximize the productivity of the soil, vegetation, and watershed, and the game and nongame wildlife that are products of that environment. Management emphasis is to meet elk plan standards while maximizing soil/vegetation interrelationships that will result in a productive environment for all wildlife species.

Contact Information
Contact Information

Howard Burt
1400 South 19th Ave
Bozeman, MT   59718
(406) 994-6935
hburt@mt.gov

Hunting/Trapping Opportunities
Hunting/Trapping Opportunities
Antelope Go To Field Guide Field Guide Go To Hunting Guide Hunting Guide
Beaver Go To Field Guide Field Guide
Blue Grouse Go To Field Guide Field Guide
Elk Go To Field Guide Field Guide Go To Hunting Guide Hunting Guide
Gray Partridge (Hungarian Partridge) Go To Field Guide Field Guide
Moose 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
Sage 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 open roads.

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 noon on May 15.
Activities
Activities
  • Fishing
  • Camping
  • Hiking
  • Horseback Riding
  • Wildlife Viewing
  • Hunting
Campground
Campground
  • Campsite
Sanitation/Water
Sanitation/Water
  • Pack in/Pack out
  • Toilet (Vault)
Wildlife Viewing
Wildlife Viewing

These locations represent physical occurrences (visually confirmed) within the boundaries of the site. Many more species may be present in the area which are not listed because we do not have a visually confirmed record. If you would like to report a species sighting, a form is available.

 Birds (A-C)
 Birds (D-L)
 Reptiles
Abundance Codes
Common Abundance = Common   Uncommon Abundance = Uncommon   Rare Abundance = Rare  
Incidental Occurrence = Incidental   Historic Occurrence = Historic Occurrence   Abundance Unknown = Unknown Abundance