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Big Lake

Wildlife Management Area

Site Facts

  • Open:Jan 1 - Dec 31
  • Size: 1964 acres
  • Elevation: 3950 ft
Management Goal

Management Goal

To provide suitable habitat for nesting and migrating waterfowl and suitable habitat for other wildlife species as long as their management does not negatively impact waterfowl production.

Contact Information

Contact Information

  • Justin Paugh
  • PO Box 642
  • Big Timber, MT   59011
  • (406) 932-5012
  • jpaugh@mt.gov
Hunting Access System

Hunting Access System

Walk-in access from designated roads or parking areas.

Restrictions & Closures

Restrictions & Closures

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