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Montana Hunt District 261 Deer, Elk, Lion

  • ID:261
  • State:MT
  • Species:Deer, Elk, Lion
  • Area:215 square miles
  • Elevation:3,800 ft - 8,600 ft
  • Public Lands:124 square miles
  • Percent Public Lands:58%
  • Block Management Walk-ins:1
  • Campgrounds:2
  • Fishing Access Sites:0
  • Trailheads:1
  • National Forests:Bitterroot National Forest, Deerlodge National Forest, Lolo National Forest
  • Lat-Long:46.303520, -113.935109

District 261 regulates hunting opportunities for deer, elk, lion in Montana and covers 215 square miles. Public lands comprise 124 square miles (58%) of the total land covered by this hunt district. The greater region is best serviced by Skalkaho Pass. The elevation of the region ranges from a low of 3,800 feet to a high of 8,600 feet above sea level. There are 1 trailheads that provide public gateways to these forested and wilderness areas: Bitterroot National Forest, Deerlodge National Forest, Lolo National Forest, Sapphire Wilderness Study Area. Additionally, 1 site is open to the public for access to managed private lands.

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