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Brownes Bridge

Fishing Access Site on the Big Hole River

Site Facts

  • Open:Jan 1 - Dec 31
  • Size: 10 acres
  • Elevation: 5059 ft

Historic interpretation of bridge on-site.

Brownes Bridge Fishing Access Site is located on the Big Hole River 32 miles from the mouth on the left hand side as you face downstream.  Salmon Fly is the next access site upstream from Brownes Bridge. 



6 miles south of Melrose on the Frontage Road at Brownes Bridge.
(Lat 45.547 , Lng -112.692 )

Restrictions & Closures

Restrictions & Closures

Stage I Fire Restriction

Stage I Fire Restrictions

Weapons Restriction

Hunting and/or discharge of weapons prohibited.

Stay Limit

Maximum stay of 7 days allowed.

Vehicle Length

Combined Length of unit is 20 ft.