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Dome Mountain Wildlife Management Area


  • Wildlife Management Area
Dome Mountain Wildlife Management Area encompasses 3,770 acres. Management goal: To maintain the quality and quantity of vegetation in an improving condition on historic elk winter range. Hunting opportunities: Seasonal opportunities to hunt elk and mule deer. Wildlife Management Area offers access to adjacent Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness Area. Wildlife viewing: Year-round birdwatching and wildlife photography opportunities. Elk and mule deer can be viewed on portions of the WMA visible from Dailey Lake. Eagles, hawks, loons, swans and a variety of ducks can be seen on the game range. Other recreation: Dailey Lake is a popular windsurfng and fishing area. The lake supports rainbow trout, yellow perch and walleyes. The area also offers excellent hiking and horseback riding opportunities. Dailey Lake has a large no-fee, no-reservations campground for overnight use.
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Mailing Address
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
1400 South 19th Avenue
Bozeman, MT 59715
May 15 - November 30
Special direction map

Special Directions

Dome Mountain Wildlife Management Area is located in Park County, about 30 miles south of Livingston in the Paradise Valley. Take US Highway 89 south 21 miles from Livingston. At Emigrant, take the Chico road for about one mile, then turn onto old Highway 540 and proceed south for about three miles. Take the Dailey Lake road for eight miles for access to Dome Mountain Wildlife Management Area.