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Wildlife Management Area

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Ear Mountain

Wildlife Management Area

Site Facts

  • Open:May 15 - Dec 2
  • Size: 3047 acres
  • Elevation: 5656 ft

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 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.

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