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Montana Hunt District 501 Bighorn Sheep

  • ID:501
  • State:MT
  • Species:Bighorn Sheep
  • Area:596 square miles
  • Elevation:4,200 ft - 12,600 ft
  • Public Lands:412 square miles
  • Percent Public Lands:70%
  • Block Management Walk-ins:11
  • Campgrounds:0
  • Fishing Access Sites:2
  • Trailheads:7
  • National Forests:Custer National Forest, Gallatin National Forest
  • Lat-Long:45.263718, -109.776193

District 501 regulates hunting opportunities for bighorn sheep in Montana and covers 596 square miles. Public lands comprise 412 square miles (70%) of the total land covered by this hunt district. The greater region is best serviced by Absarokee, and Dean. The elevation of the region ranges from a low of 4,200 feet to a high of 12,600 feet above sea level. There are 7 trailheads that provide public gateways to these forested and wilderness areas: Custer National Forest, Gallatin National Forest, Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness. Additionally, 11 sites are open to the public for access to managed private lands.

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