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Wildlife Management Area Ninepipe National Wildlife Refuge
Address 69286 US Hwy 93
Charlo, MT 59824
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Overview Service & Activities
Overview Service & Activities
About This exceptional wetland complex contains over 800 glacial potholes and a 1,770-acre reservoir. Amazing wildlife conservation efforts to maintain a huge rage of animals. They have reported around 200 bird species in the range. A jointly managed viewing area is just off US Highway 93 on the east side of the reservoir. There is an access road, and a paved trail provide for waterfowl and shorebird viewing; the trail is barrier-free. Watch nesting great blue herons and double-crested cormorants from the road on the west side of the refuge. Follow SR 212 along the north shore for 2 miles to the dike entrance to view ducks, grebes and short-eared owls. Duck Road offers viewing of pothole ponds for about 2 miles: to reach it, turn west off US 93, 1 mile north of SR 212. Superb viewing of raptors in winter.
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MAILING ADDRESS 58355 Bison Range Rd
Moiese, MT 59824
CONTACT 406-644-2211
Details
SEASON All Year with seasonal restrictions.
HOURS Daylight
SPECIAL DIRECTIONS Ninepipe NWR is located in northwest Montana near Ronan. From Ronan (45 miles north of Missoula), go south on US Highway 93 for 4 miles and watch for refuge, Waterfowl Production Area, and Wildlife Management Area signs. The area lies on both sides of Highways 93 and 212, and is bordered by several county roads. Signed parking areas are located along many of the roads. Pablo NWR is located in northwest Montana, north of Pablo. From Pablo travel north on Highway 93, turn west on Reservoir Road, watch for Refuge Sign.
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ACTIVITIES Bird Watching Fishing Hiking Hunting Ice Fishing Nature Photography Wildlife Viewing

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