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Upper Big Hole Special Management Area


  • Recreation Area
The Big Hole River Recreation Area extends approximately 35 miles upstream and 38 miles downstream from Divide, Montana. The Big Hole River, a blue ribbon trout stream, provides excellent fishing and floating opportunities with a number of access points being available from State Highway 43 and Interstate Highway 15.

Overnight camping and boat launch facilities are provided at BLM-managed sites at Divide Bridge, Dickie Bridge, and East Bank, all located between Divide and Wisdom, Montana. Day use facilities and a boat launch are available at the Jerry Creek access site.
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Mailing Address
Bureau of Land Management
106 North Parkmont
Butte, MT 59701
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Special direction map

Special Directions

Interstate 90 west from Butte for approximately 11 miles, then south on I-15 to Divide Exit, Montana Highway 43.