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Gallatin Forks

Fishing Access Site on the Gallatin River

Site Facts

  • Open:May 1 - Dec 31
  • Size: 271 acres
  • Elevation: 4154 ft

Important Notice

Hunting weapons restricted - rifles prohibited

There are two access points at this site. Access at Yadon Road is not recommended for trailers or RV's. Access at Nixon Bridge has a 10' limit for trailers.

Gallatin Forks Fishing Access Site is located on the Gallatin River 13 miles from the mouth on the right hand side as you face downstream. 

Directions

Directions

I-90 at Manhattan, milepost 288, then 2 miles north on Nixon Gulch Road; or, 1 mile on Dry Creek, then north on Yadon Road for 1.5 miles.
(Lat 45.89 , Lng -111.328 )

Restrictions & Closures

Restrictions & Closures

Weapons Restriction

Hunting weapons restricted - rifles prohibited

Vehicle Length

Trailer/RV not recommended.

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