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Wildlife Management Area

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Open: May 15 - Dec 2
Size: 2210 acres
Elevation: 5577 ft
Nearest Town: Wolf Creek

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/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
Elk 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
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.
Activities
Activities
  • Picnicking
  • Hiking
  • Horseback Riding
  • Wildlife Viewing
  • Hunting
  • Photography
Miscellaneous
Miscellaneous
  • Parking
Picnic Site
Picnic Site
  • Primitive
Sanitation/Water
Sanitation/Water
  • Difficult Accessibility
    Pack in/Pack out
Trail
Trail
  • Bike Trail
  • Hiking Trail
  • Horseback Riding Trail
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