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Varney Bridge

Fishing Access Site on the Madison River

Site Facts

  • Open:Jan 1 - Dec 31
  • Size: 221 acres
  • Elevation: 5135 ft

Varney Bridge Fishing Access Site is located on the Madison River 60 miles from the mouth on the right hand side as you face downstream.  McAtee Bridge is the next access site upstream from Varney Bridge. 



1 mile west of Ennis on Hwy 287, then 10 miles south on County Road.
(Lat 45.229 , Lng -111.752 )

Restrictions & Closures

Restrictions & Closures

Stage I Fire Restriction

Stage I Fire Restrictions

Weapons Restriction

Hunting weapons restricted - rifles prohibited

Stay Limit

Maximum stay of 7 days allowed.

Vehicle Length

Trailer Length is 20 ft.

Restrictions & Closures


FAS Camping

$7.00 , With Valid Fishing License
Jan 1 - Dec 31

FAS Camping

$12.00 , Without Valid Fishing License
Jan 1 - Dec 31