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Eight Mile Ford

Fishing Access Site on the Madison River

Site Facts

  • Open:Jan 1 - Dec 31
  • Size: 26 acres
  • Elevation: 5039 ft

Eight Mile Ford Fishing Access Site is located on the Madison River 55 miles from the mouth on the left hand side as you face downstream.  Varney Bridge is the next access site upstream from Eight Mile Ford. 



1 mile west of Ennis on Hwy 287, then 4 miles south on County Road.
(Lat 45.3 , Lng -111.754 )

Restrictions & Closures

Restrictions & Closures

Stage I Fire Restriction

Stage I Fire Restrictions

Weapons Restriction

Hunting and/or discharge of weapon prohibited.

Vehicle Length

Trailer Length is 25 ft.