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Canyon Creek

Wildlife Management Area

Site Facts

  • Open:May 15 - Dec 2
  • Size: 2210 acres
  • Elevation: 5577 ft

Opens noon on May 15.

Management Goal

Management Goal

To conserve and protect in perpetuity wildlife habitat while providing public hunting access.

Contact Information

Contact Information

  • Jenny Sika
  • 930 Custer Ave
  • Helena, MT   59620
  • (406) 495-3268
  • jsika@mt.gov
Hunting Access System

Hunting Access System

Drive to gate; walk-in.

Restrictions & Closures

Restrictions & Closures

Management Restriction

CLOSED (12/1 - 5/14)
Closed to protect wildlife during the critical winter period.

Motorized Vehicle Restriction

RESTRICTED (5/15 - 11/30)
Motorized and wheeled-vehicles must stay on authorized roads only.

Seasonal Restriction

OPEN (5/15 - 11/30)
Opens noon on May 15. Day-use only.

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 Code Definitions

  • Common Common Abundance
  • UncommonUncommon Abundance
  • RareRare Abundance
  • IncidentalIncidental Occurrence
  • Historic OccurrenceHistoric Occurrence
  • Unknown AbundanceAbundance Unknown