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Wildlife Management Area

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Open: May 15 - Dec 2
Size: 4789 acres
Elevation: 6148 ft
Nearest Town: Bozeman

Opening delayed until noon on May 15 because of severe weather conditions.



Management Goal
Management Goal

To maintain the quality and quantity of vegetation in an improving condition on historic elk winter range.

Directions
Directions

Park County, about 30 miles south of Livingston in the Paradise Valley. Take U. S. 89 south 21 miles from Livingston. At Emigrant, take the Chico road for about one mile, then turn onto old Highway 540 and proceed south for about three miles. Take the Dailey Lake road for eight miles for access to Dome Mountain WMA.
(Lat 45.243, Lng -110.82)

Contact Information
Contact Information

FWP Region 3 Headquarters
1400 South 19th Avenue
Bozeman, MT   59718
(406) 994-4042
fwprg3@mt.gov

Hunting/Trapping Opportunities
Hunting/Trapping Opportunities
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
Ducks Go To Hunting Guide Hunting Guide
Elk Go To Field Guide Field Guide Go To Hunting Guide Hunting Guide
Gray Partridge (Hungarian Partridge) Go To Field Guide Field Guide
Mule Deer Go To Field Guide Field Guide Go To Hunting Guide Hunting Guide
Muskrat Go To Field Guide Field 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

Designated road.

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
  • Boating
  • Fishing
  • Camping
  • Hiking
  • Horseback Riding
  • Wildlife Viewing
  • Hunting
  • Boating - non-motorized
Sanitation/Water
Sanitation/Water
  • Difficult Accessibility
    Pack in/Pack out
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.

Abundance Codes
Common Abundance = Common   Uncommon Abundance = Uncommon   Rare Abundance = Rare  
Incidental Occurrence = Incidental   Historic Occurrence = Historic Occurrence   Abundance Unknown = Unknown Abundance