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Silver Run

Wildlife Management Area

Site Facts

  • Open:May 15 - Dec 2
  • Size: 638 acres
  • Elevation: 6355 ft

Opens noon on May 15.

Management Goal

Management Goal

To conserve and improve the soil and vegetation of the wildlife management area while providing winter habitat for elk, seasonal habitat for mule deer, white-tailed deer, black bear, blue grouse and nongame wildlife.

Contact Information

Contact Information

  • Shawn Stewart
  • PO Box 581
  • Red Lodge, MT   59068
  • (406) 446-4150
  • sstewart@mt.gov
Hunting Access System

Hunting Access System

Access is from parking lot located along west side of Hwy 212.

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 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