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Montana Hunt District 290 Black Bear

  • ID:290
  • State:MT
  • Species:Black Bear
  • Area:1,593 square miles
  • Elevation:2,700 ft - 9,600 ft
  • Public Lands:578 square miles
  • Percent Public Lands:37%
  • Block Management Walk-ins:41
  • Campgrounds:7
  • Fishing Access Sites:28
  • Trailheads:5
  • National Forests:Flathead National Forest, Lolo National Forest
  • Lat-Long:46.892376, -113.372929

District 290 regulates hunting opportunities for black bear in Montana and covers 1,593 square miles. Public lands comprise 578 square miles (37%) of the total land covered by this hunt district. The greater region is best serviced by Missoula, and Brock Creek. The elevation of the region ranges from a low of 2,700 feet to a high of 9,600 feet above sea level. This area contains 7 campgrounds, and 28 public fishing access sites. There are 5 trailheads that provide public gateways to these forested and wilderness areas: Flathead National Forest, Lolo National Forest, Hoodoo Mountain Wilderness Study Area, Mission Mountains Wilderness, Rattlesnake Wilderness, Wales Creek Wilderness Study Area. Additionally, 41 sites are open to the public for access to managed private lands.

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