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County Use Restrictions

The following public use restrictions are in effect for reasons of public health, safety or protection of property. Only authorized exceptions such as search and rescue craft are exempt.

These restrictions apply to all rivers and streams in the counties.

County Restriction
Beaverhead County Closed to motorboats over 10 horsepower
Broadwater County Closed to motorboats over 10 horsepower.
Exception: Missouri River down river from Broadwater-Gallatin county line.
Gallatin County Closed to motorboats over 10 horsepower
Exception: Missouri River down river from Headwaters State Park.
Jefferson County Closed to motorboats over 10 horsepower
Madison County Closed to motorboats over 10 horsepower
Park County Closed to motorboats over 10 horsepower
Exception: Yellowstone River down river from the Highway 89 Bridge near mouth of Shields River.
Silver Bow County Closed to motorboats over 10 horsepower