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Mount Haggin

Wildlife Management Area

Site Facts

  • Open:May 15 - Dec 2
  • Size: 58188 acres
  • Elevation: 6467 ft
Management Goal

Management Goal

To provide year-round habitat for wildlife, emphasizing elk, moose, and mule deer, and to provide public outdoor recreational opportunities.

Directions

Directions

In Deer Lodge and Silver Bow counties, approximately 10 miles south of Anaconda at the base of the Anaconda-Pintlar Mountains. Highway access along State Route 274. Main roads open summer and fall as weather permits. Portion open to snowmobiling. Big game winter range closed to motorized traffic from December 1 through May 15.
(Lat 45.97 , Lng -112.996 )

Contact Information

Contact Information

  • Vanna Boccadori
  • 1820 Meadowlark Ln
  • Butte, MT   59701
  • (406) 494-2082
  • vboccadori@mt.gov
Hunting/Trapping Opportunities

Hunting/Trapping Opportunities

Species

Field Guide

Hunting Guide

Antelope

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Beaver

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Black Bear

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Blue Grouse

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Bobcat

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Elk

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Gray Partridge (Hungarian Partridge)

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Moose

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Mountain Lion

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Mourning Dove

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Mule Deer

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Muskrat

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Otter

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Pine Marten

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Ruffed Grouse

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Sage Grouse

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Snipe

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Spruce Grouse

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White-tailed Deer

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Wolverine

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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.

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)

  • American Bittern Rare
  • American Crow Uncommon
  • American Dipper Uncommon
  • American Goldfinch Uncommon
  • American Kestrel Rare
  • American Robin Common
  • American Three-toed Woodpecker Common
  • American Tree Sparrow Uncommon
  • Bank Swallow Common
  • Barn Swallow Common
  • Belted Kingfisher Uncommon
  • Black Rosy-Finch Rare
  • Black-billed Magpie Common
  • Black-capped Chickadee Common
  • Black-headed Grosbeak Uncommon
  • Brewer's Blackbird Common
  • Brewer's Sparrow Uncommon
  • Brown Creeper Uncommon
  • Brown-headed Cowbird Common
  • Calliope Hummingbird Uncommon
  • Canada Goose Uncommon
  • Cassin's Vireo Uncommon
  • Cedar Waxwing Common
  • Chipping Sparrow Common
  • Clark's Nutcracker Common
  • Cliff Swallow Common
  • Common Grackle Uncommon
  • Common Merganser Rare
  • Common Nighthawk Common
  • Common Raven Common
  • Common Redpoll Uncommon
  • Common Yellowthroat Common
  • Cooper's Hawk Uncommon

Birds (D-L)

  • Dark-eyed Junco Common
  • Downy Woodpecker Common
  • Dusky Flycatcher Uncommon
  • Dusky Grouse Uncommon
  • Evening Grosbeak Uncommon
  • Fox Sparrow Uncommon
  • Golden Eagle Uncommon
  • Golden-crowned Kinglet Common
  • Gray Catbird Common
  • Gray Jay Uncommon
  • Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch Rare
  • Great Blue Heron Uncommon
  • Great Gray Owl Uncommon
  • Greater Sage-Grouse Rare
  • Hairy Woodpecker Uncommon
  • Hammond's Flycatcher Uncommon
  • Hermit Thrush Common
  • Hoary Redpoll Rare
  • Horned Lark Common
  • House Wren Uncommon
  • Killdeer Uncommon
  • Lazuli Bunting Common
  • Least Flycatcher Common
  • Lewis's Woodpecker Uncommon
  • Lincoln's Sparrow Common

Birds (M-R)

  • MacGillivray's Warbler Uncommon
  • Mallard Rare
  • Marsh Wren Uncommon
  • Merlin Uncommon
  • Mountain Bluebird Common
  • Mountain Chickadee Common
  • Mourning Dove Uncommon
  • Northern Flicker Common
  • Northern Goshawk Rare
  • Northern Harrier Uncommon
  • Northern Pygmy-Owl Uncommon
  • Northern Rough-winged Swallow Common
  • Northern Shrike Uncommon
  • Northern Waterthrush Common
  • Olive-sided Flycatcher Common
  • Orange-crowned Warbler Uncommon
  • Osprey Rare
  • Peregrine Falcon Rare
  • Pine Grosbeak Rare
  • Pine Siskin Common
  • Red-breasted Nuthatch Common
  • Red-naped Sapsucker Uncommon
  • Red-tailed Hawk Common
  • Red-winged Blackbird Common
  • Ruby-crowned Kinglet Common
  • Ruffed Grouse Uncommon

Birds (S-Z)

  • Sandhill Crane Common
  • Savannah Sparrow Common
  • Sharp-shinned Hawk Rare
  • Short-eared Owl Rare
  • Snow Bunting Uncommon
  • Song Sparrow Common
  • Spotted Sandpiper Uncommon
  • Spruce Grouse Uncommon
  • Steller's Jay Uncommon
  • Swainson's Hawk Rare
  • Swainson's Thrush Uncommon
  • Townsend's Solitaire Common
  • Tree Swallow Common
  • Veery Common
  • Vesper Sparrow Common
  • Violet-green Swallow Common
  • Warbling Vireo Common
  • Western Meadowlark Common
  • Western Tanager Common
  • Western Wood-Pewee Common
  • White-crowned Sparrow Common
  • White-winged Crossbill Uncommon
  • Williamson's Sapsucker Common
  • Willow Flycatcher Common
  • Wilson's Phalarope Rare
  • Wilson's Snipe Uncommon
  • Wilson's Warbler Common
  • Yellow Warbler Common
  • Yellow-rumped Warbler Common

Fish

  • Brook Trout Common
  • Burbot Historic
  • Columbia Slimy Sculpin Species present with Unknown abundance level
  • Mountain Whitefish Species present with Unknown abundance level
  • Rainbow Trout Species present with Unknown abundance level
  • Rocky Mountain Sculpin Species present with Unknown abundance level
  • Westslope Cutthroat Trout Rare

Mammals

  • American Mink Rare
  • Badger Rare
  • Beaver Common
  • Black Bear Uncommon
  • Bobcat Species present with Unknown abundance level
  • Bushy-tailed Woodrat Species present with Unknown abundance level
  • Columbian Ground Squirrel Common
  • Coyote Common
  • Deer Mouse Common
  • Dusky or Montane Shrew Species present with Unknown abundance level
  • Elk or Wapiti Common
  • Gray Wolf Uncommon
  • Grizzly Bear Incedental
  • Heather Vole Species present with Unknown abundance level
  • Least Chipmunk Species present with Unknown abundance level
  • Long-tailed Vole Species present with Unknown abundance level
  • Marten Uncommon
  • Masked Shrew Species present with Unknown abundance level
  • Meadow Vole Species present with Unknown abundance level
  • Montane Vole Species present with Unknown abundance level
  • Moose Common
  • Mountain Lion Rare
  • Mule Deer Common
  • Muskrat Uncommon
  • Northern Pocket Gopher Species present with Unknown abundance level
  • Northern River Otter Rare
  • Pika Rare
  • Porcupine Uncommon
  • Pronghorn Common
  • Red Fox Uncommon
  • Red Squirrel Common
  • Red-tailed Chipmunk Species present with Unknown abundance level
  • Snowshoe Hare Rare
  • Striped Skunk Rare
  • Vagrant Shrew Species present with Unknown abundance level
  • Water Shrew Species present with Unknown abundance level
  • Western Jumping Mouse Uncommon
  • White-tailed Deer Common
  • Wolverine Rare
  • Yellow-pine Chipmunk Species present with Unknown abundance level

Abundance Code Definitions

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