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Amelia Island

Wildlife Management Area on the Yellowstone River

Site Facts

  • Open:Jan 1 - Dec 31
  • Size: 239 acres
  • Elevation: 2618 ft

Primitive ramp; small gravel parking area.

Amelia Island Wildlife Management Area is located on the Yellowstone River 272 miles from the mouthAmelia Island is the next access site upstream from Amelia Island. 

Management Goal

Management Goal

To provide an interspersion of habitat types that enhances wildlife abundance, particularly white-tailed deer and ring-necked pheasants, and to provide recreational opportunities.

Directions

Directions

Located in Treasure County midway between Miles City and Billings, approximately one mile north of Hysham on gravel county road to Hysham Water Treatment Facility.
(Lat 46.316 , Lng -107.226 )

Contact Information

Contact Information

  • John Ensign
  • FWP Region 7 Headquarters
  • PO Box 1630
  • Miles City, MT   59301
  • (406) 234-0900
  • jensign@mt.gov
Hunting Access System

Hunting Access System

Walk-In hunting from county roads and WMA access road.

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