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Valley Garden

Fishing Access Site on the Madison River

Site Facts

  • Open:Jan 1 - Dec 31
  • Size: 143 acres
  • Elevation: 4885 ft

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. 



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

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 25 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

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