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Montana Hunt District 283 Deer, Elk, Lion

  • ID:283
  • State:MT
  • Species:Deer, Elk, Lion
  • Area:359 square miles
  • Elevation:3,100 ft - 8,400 ft
  • Public Lands:234 square miles
  • Percent Public Lands:66%
  • Block Management Walk-ins:8
  • Campgrounds:2
  • Fishing Access Sites:12
  • Trailheads:5
  • National Forests:Lolo National Forest
  • Lat-Long:46.976741, -113.779224

District 283 regulates hunting opportunities for deer, elk, lion in Montana and covers 359 square miles. Public lands comprise 234 square miles (66%) of the total land covered by this hunt district. The greater region is best serviced by Missoula, East Missoula, and Bonner. The elevation of the region ranges from a low of 3,100 feet to a high of 8,400 feet above sea level. This area contains 2 campgrounds, and 12 public fishing access sites. There are 5 trailheads that provide public gateways to these forested and wilderness areas: Lolo National Forest, Rattlesnake Wilderness. Additionally, 8 sites are open to the public for access to managed private lands.

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