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Wildlife Management Area

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Wildlife Management Area

Site Facts

  • Open:May 15 - Dec 2
  • Size: 10397 acres
  • Elevation: 4856 ft

Opens noon on May 15.

Management Goal

Management Goal

To provide winter range for elk and mule deer, to prevent game depredation, to provide public access to WMA and adjacent public lands, and to provide spring and summer habitat for black and grizzly bears.

Directions

Directions

Northwestern Teton County, 15 miles west of Bynum; 85 miles northwest of Great Falls. County road access from U.S. Highway 89 at Bynum.
(Lat 48.009 , Lng -112.639 )

Contact Information

Contact Information

  • Ryan Rauscher
  • Conrad FWP Office
  • Suite C
  • Conrad, MT   59425
  • (406) 271-7033
  • rrauscher@mt.gov
Hunting Access System

Hunting Access System

GRIZZLY BEAR ALERT.

Restrictions & Closures

Restrictions & Closures

Advisory for Public Safety

RESTRICTED (5/15 - 11/30)
Mandatory food storage requirements.

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