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Fishing Access Site on the Yellowstone River

Difficult AccessibilityDifficult Accessibility

 
 

 
Open: Jan 1 - Dec 31
Size: 123 acres
Elevation: 3898 ft
Nearest Town: Big Timber

IMPORTANT NOTICE:
Posted

Open during established hunting seasons with no weapons restrictions
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Upper Yellowstone River access.

Pelican Fishing Access Site is located on the Yellowstone River 442 miles from the mouth on the right hand side as you face downstream.  Otter Creek is the next access site upstream from Pelican. 

Directions
Directions

I-90 Exit 392 to North Frontage Road, west 12.2 miles, then north 0.3 miles on Lower Sweet Grass Road.
(Lat 45.753, Lng -109.768)

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.
Activities
Activities
  • Boating
  • Fishing
  • Camping
  • Wildlife Viewing
Boat Services
Boat Services
  • Ramp (Concrete)
Campground
Campground
  • Primitive Campsite
Sanitation/Water
Sanitation/Water
  • Difficult Accessibility
    Toilet
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 Codes
Common Abundance = Common   Uncommon Abundance = Uncommon   Rare Abundance = Rare  
Incidental Occurrence = Incidental   Historic Occurrence = Historic Occurrence   Abundance Unknown = Unknown Abundance