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Wildlife Management Area

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Open: May 15 - Dec 2
Size: 3047 acres
Elevation: 5656 ft
Nearest Town: Bynum

Opens noon on May 15.



Management Goal
Management Goal

To provide and sustain wildlife habitat for native wildlife species such as mule deer, bighorn sheep, grizzly and black bears, and provide access to public lands along the Rocky Mountain Front.

Directions
Directions

In western Teton County, 22 mles west of Choteau, 75 miles northwest of Great Falls. From State Highway 287 one-half mile south of Choteau, turn west on Bellview Road (at Pishkun Reservoir sign). Continue past turnoff to Pishkun Reservoir (about 5 miles out) and proceed roughly 17 more miles to trailhead on WMA's eastern border. There is no vehicular access inside the WMA.
(Lat 47.84, Lng -112.664)

Contact Information
Contact Information

Brent Lonner
Fairfield, MT   59436
(406) 467-2488
blonner@mt.gov

Hunting/Trapping Opportunities
Hunting/Trapping Opportunities
Bighorn Sheep 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
White-tailed Deer Go To Field Guide Field Guide Go To Hunting Guide Hunting Guide
Hunting Access System
Hunting Access System

GRIZZLY BEAR ALERT/PRESENCE.

Restrictions & Closures
Restrictions & Closures
Advisory for Public Safety
RESTRICTED (5/15 - 11/30)
Mandatory food storage requirement.
Management Restriction
CLOSED (12/1 - 5/14)
Closed to protect wildlife during the critical winter and spring periods.
Management Restriction
Commercial use prohibited.
Seasonal Restriction
OPEN (5/15 - 11/30)
Opens noon on May 15.
Activities
Activities
  • Hiking
  • Horseback Riding
  • Wildlife Viewing
  • Hunting
  • Photography
Campground
Campground
  • Primitive Campsite
Sanitation/Water
Sanitation/Water
  • 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.

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