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Fishing Access Site on the Bighorn River

Site Facts

  • Open:Jan 1 - Dec 31
  • Size: 95 acres
  • Elevation: 2874 ft

Access to both the Bighorn River and Koyama's Pond.

Arapooish Fishing Access Site is located on the Bighorn River 41 miles from the mouth on the right hand side as you face downstream.  Two Leggins is the next access site upstream from Arapooish. 



0.5 mile north of Hardin on Hwy 47, then 2 miles east.
(Lat 45.754 , Lng -107.568 )

Restrictions & Closures

Restrictions & Closures

Weapons Restriction

Open during established hunting seasons shotgun only.

Stage I Fire Restriction

Stage I Fire Restrictions

Vehicle Length

Site is accessible.

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