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Fishing Access Site on the Madison River

Moderate AccessibilityModerate Accessibility

 
 

 
Open: Jan 1 - Dec 31
Size: 143 acres
Elevation: 4885 ft
Nearest Town: Ennis

IMPORTANT NOTICE:
Posted

Hunting weapons restricted - rifles prohibited

IMPORTANT NOTICE:
Posted Nov 13, 2014

Valley Garden FAS near Ennis is closed to vehicular travel due to the beginning of ice gorging on the Madison River. The site will remain open to walk-in only use. With current weather conditions this site will remain closed to vehicular traffic for the winter.
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Valley Garden Fishing Access Site is located on the Madison River 49 miles from the mouth on the right hand side as you face downstream.  Ennis is the next access site upstream from Valley Garden. 

Directions
Directions

Hwy 287, 0.25 mile south of Ennis to milepost 48, then 2 miles north on County Rd.
(Lat 45.367, Lng -111.705)

Restrictions & Closures
Restrictions & Closures
Weapons Restriction
Hunting weapons restricted - rifles prohibited
Site Partial Closure
Valley Garden FAS near Ennis is closed to vehicular travel due to the beginning of ice gorging on the Madison River. The site will remain open to walk-in only use. With current weather conditions this site will remain closed to vehicular traffic for the winter.
Stay Limit
Maximum stay of 7 days allowed.
Vehicle Length
Trailer Length is 25 ft.
Activities
Activities
  • Boating
  • Fishing
  • Camping
  • Wildlife Viewing
Boat Services
Boat Services
  • Ramp (Gravel)
Campground
Campground
  • Primitive Campsite
Sanitation/Water
Sanitation/Water
  • Difficult Accessibility
    Toilet
Fees
Fees
FAS Camping
$12.00
Without fishing license
FAS Camping Fee
$7.00
With Fishing License
Jan 1 - Dec 31
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 Codes
Common Abundance = Common   Uncommon Abundance = Uncommon   Rare Abundance = Rare  
Incidental Occurrence = Incidental   Historic Occurrence = Historic Occurrence   Abundance Unknown = Unknown Abundance