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Far West

Fishing Access Site on the Yellowstone River

Site Facts

  • Open:Jan 1 - Dec 31
  • Size: 33 acres
  • Elevation: 2470 ft

Important Notice

Open during established seasons to archery and/or shotgun

IMPORTANT NOTICE - Posted July 17, 2011. Open to day use & camping. The boat ramp is accessible but silted. Boat launch 0.5 mile west of camp area.

Far West Fishing Access Site is located on the Yellowstone River 223 miles from the mouth on the left hand side as you face downstream.  Rosebud East is the next access site upstream from Far West. 



10 miles east of Forsyth on I-94, north at exit 102, east on Frontage Road 1 mile, north 1 mile on Hwy 446, west one mile on County Road.
(Lat 46.280285 , Lng -106.48424 )

Restrictions & Closures

Restrictions & Closures

Weapons Restriction

Open during established seasons to archery and/or shotgun

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