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Montana Hunt District 496 Moose

  • ID:496
  • State:MT
  • Species:Moose
  • Area:5,705 square miles
  • Elevation:3,000 ft - 9,000 ft
  • Public Lands:1,341 square miles
  • Percent Public Lands:24%
  • Block Management Walk-ins:116
  • Campgrounds:12
  • Fishing Access Sites:7
  • Trailheads:9
  • National Forests:Lewis and Clark National Forest
  • Lat-Long:46.776235, -109.702072

District 496 regulates hunting opportunities for moose in Montana and covers 5,705 square miles. Public lands comprise 1,341 square miles (24%) of the total land covered by this hunt district. The greater region is best serviced by Hilger. The elevation of the region ranges from a low of 3,000 feet to a high of 9,000 feet above sea level. This area contains 12 campgrounds, and 7 public fishing access sites. There are 9 trailheads that provide public gateways to these forested and wilderness areas: Lewis and Clark National Forest, Big Snowies Wilderness Study Area, Middle Fork Judith Wilderness Study Area, Twin Coulee Wilderness Study Area. Additionally, 116 sites are open to the public for access to managed private lands.

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