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Montana Hunt District 520 Deer, Elk, Lion

  • ID:520
  • State:MT
  • Species:Deer, Elk, Lion
  • Area:1,128 square miles
  • Elevation:3,500 ft - 12,600 ft
  • Public Lands:798 square miles
  • Percent Public Lands:71%
  • Block Management Walk-ins:13
  • Campgrounds:5
  • Fishing Access Sites:5
  • Trailheads:11
  • National Forests:Custer National Forest, Gallatin National Forest, Shoshone National Forest
  • Lat-Long:45.254169, -109.636802

District 520 regulates hunting opportunities for deer, elk, lion in Montana and covers 1,128 square miles. Public lands comprise 798 square miles (71%) of the total land covered by this hunt district. The greater region is best serviced by Red Lodge, Absarokee, and Bearcreek. The elevation of the region ranges from a low of 3,500 feet to a high of 12,600 feet above sea level. This area contains 5 campgrounds, and 5 public fishing access sites. There are 11 trailheads that provide public gateways to these forested and wilderness areas: Custer National Forest, Gallatin National Forest, Shoshone National Forest, Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness. Additionally, 13 sites are open to the public for access to managed private lands.

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