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Wildlife Management Area Blackfoot-Clearwater Wildlife Management Area
Overview Service & Activities
Overview Service & Activities
About Blackfoot-Clearwater Wildlife Management Area encompasses 43,761 acres. Management goal: To provide winter range for elk primarily, and for white-tailed and mule deer secondarily. Hunting opportunities: A-7 licenses and deer B tags required via the statewide special drawing process to hunt elk and deer during the general hunting season. Archery, upland bird, black bear and waterfowl hunting open to licensed hunters during open season. Wildlife viewing: Elk viewing from Clearwater Junction at dawn or dusk (with luck) during winter months. Bird watching from May 15 to mid-November includes the opportunity to see waterfowl, osprey, eagles, shorebirds, owls, cranes, curlews, and woodpeckers. Also, deer, badgers, coyotes, beavers and occasional black bears.
MAILING ADDRESS 3201 Spurgin Road
Missoula, MT 59804
CONTACT 406-542-5500
FAX 406-542-5529
SEASON May 15 - November 10
SPECIAL DIRECTIONS Blackfoot-Clearwater Wildlife Management Area is located in Missoula and Powell counties, about 40 miles east-northeast of Missoula on State Highway 200. There is road access from Montana Highway 83 and 200 from May 15 to mid-November, and developed campgrounds at Clearwater Junction. Wildlife viewing area and information kiosk three-tenths of a mile north of Clearwater Junction.
SERVICES Pets Allowed Trail
ACTIVITIES Big Game Bird Hunting Bird Watching Bow Hunting Camping Deer Hunting Education Elk Hunting Fishing Fly Fishing Hiking Hunting Mountain Biking Nature Outdoor Activity Photography Picnicking Stream Fishing Tent Camping Waterfowl Hunting Wildlife Viewing

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