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Wildlife Management Area on the Yellowstone River

Most Difficult AccessibilityMost Difficult Accessibility

 
 

 
Open: Jan 1 - Dec 31
Size: 239 acres
Elevation: 2618 ft
Nearest Town: Hysham

Primitive ramp; small gravel parking area.

Amelia Island Wildlife Management Area is located on the Yellowstone River 272 miles from the mouthAmelia Island is the next access site upstream from Amelia Island. 



Management Goal
Management Goal

To provide an interspersion of habitat types that enhances wildlife abundance, particularly white-tailed deer and ring-necked pheasants, and to provide recreational opportunities.

Directions
Directions

Located in Treasure County midway between Miles City and Billings, approximately one mile north of Hysham on gravel county road to Hysham Water Treatment Facility.
(Lat 46.316, Lng -107.226)

Contact Information
Contact Information

John Ensign
FWP Region 7 Headquarters
PO Box 1630
Miles City, MT   59301
(406) 234-0900
jensign@mt.gov

Hunting/Trapping Opportunities
Hunting/Trapping Opportunities
Ducks Go To Hunting Guide Hunting Guide
Geese Go To Hunting Guide Hunting Guide
Ring-necked Pheasant Go To Field Guide Field Guide
White-tailed Deer Go To Field Guide Field Guide Go To Hunting Guide Hunting Guide
Hunting Access System
Hunting Access System

Walk-In hunting from county roads and WMA access road.

Restrictions & Closures
Restrictions & Closures
Activities
Activities
  • Fishing
  • Wildlife Viewing
  • Hunting
  • Photography
Sanitation/Water
Sanitation/Water
  • Difficult Accessibility
    Pack in/Pack out
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