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Fishing Access Site on the Yellowstone River

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Open: Jan 1 - Dec 31
Size: 33 acres
Elevation: 2470 ft
Nearest Town: Forsyth

IMPORTANT NOTICE:
Posted

Open during established seasons to archery and/or shotgun
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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. 

Directions
Directions

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 46.28, Lng -106.484)

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.
Activities
Activities
  • Boating
  • Fishing
  • Camping
  • Picnicking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Boat Services
Boat Services
  • Ramp (Concrete) - Launch 1/2 mile west of camp area.
Campground
Campground
  • Primitive Campsite
Picnic Site
Picnic Site
  • Fire Ring
  • Picnic Table
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.

 Birds (M-R)
 Reptiles
Abundance Codes
Common Abundance = Common   Uncommon Abundance = Uncommon   Rare Abundance = Rare  
Incidental Occurrence = Incidental   Historic Occurrence = Historic Occurrence   Abundance Unknown = Unknown Abundance