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Wildlife Management Area

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Open: May 15 - Dec 2
Size: 3312 acres
Elevation: 5043 ft
Nearest Town: White Sulphur Springs

Opens noon on May 15.



Management Goal
Management Goal

To provide hight quality mule deer winter range habitat, fish habitat, recreation access and camping.

Directions
Directions

Take route 360 northwest from White Sulphur Springs about 15 miles to Camp Baker/Smith River Road, the road turns to the north. Go north about 3 miles to the eastern entrance to the WMA.
(Lat 46.716, Lng -111.169)

Contact Information
Contact Information

FWP Region 4 Headquarters
4600 Giant Springs Rd
Great Falls, MT   59405
(406) 454-5840
fwpreg42@mt.gov

Hunting/Trapping Opportunities
Hunting/Trapping Opportunities
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

SEE TRAVEL PLAN MAP. There is only one road throught the area - it is open year round to accomodate fishing access.

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 May 15.
Activities
Activities
  • Fishing
  • Camping
  • 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.

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