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Manuel Lisa

Fishing Access Site on the Bighorn River

Site Facts

  • Open:Jan 1 - Dec 31
  • Size: 38 acres
  • Elevation: 2703 ft

Important Notice

Open during established hunting seasons with no weapons restrictions.

Boat ramp is useable.

Last access point on the Bighorn River. Close to the mouth of the Yellowstone River.

Manuel Lisa Fishing Access Site is located on the Bighorn River 2 miles from the mouth on the left hand side as you face downstream. 



I-94 Exit 49, north to Frontage Road, then 2 miles east.
(Lat 46.144749 , Lng -107.46603 )

Restrictions & Closures

Restrictions & Closures

Weapons Restriction

Open during established hunting seasons with no weapons restrictions.

Stay Limit

Maximum stay of 7 days allowed.

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