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Elk Island

Fishing Access Site on the Yellowstone River

Site Facts

  • Open:Jan 1 - Dec 31
  • Size: 948 acres
  • Elevation: 1949 ft

Important Notice

Open during established hunting seasons with no weapons restrictions

Access roads have some wet and damaged locations. Limited access for trailers and RV's. There is limited access to the concrete boat launch - only useable during high flows; trailers and RV's proceed with caution (rough road). Newly developed site at the downstream end has gravel parking area, gravel boat ramp and vault latrine.

Elk Island Fishing Access Site is located on the Yellowstone River 52 miles from the mouth on the right hand side as you face downstream.  Intake Dam is the next access site upstream from Elk Island. 

Directions

Directions

Hwy 16, 1 mile north of Savage, east 2 miles on county road.
(Lat 47.469 , Lng -104.314 )

Hunting Access System

Hunting Access System

Walk-in hunting only from county roads and trails to fishing access sites

Restrictions & Closures

Restrictions & Closures

Weapons Restriction

Open during established hunting seasons with no weapons restrictions

Vehicle Length

Trailer/RV not recommended.

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