Canyon Ferry Wildlife Management Area

Canyon Ferry Wildlife Management Area

Townsend, MT

Phone: 406-994-4042

Additional Information:
  • Archery
  • Bird Hunting
  • Bird Watching
  • Camping
  • Deer Hunting
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Horseback Riding
  • Hunting
  • Waterfowl Hunting
  • Wildlife Viewing

Canyon Ferry Wildlife Management Area encompasses 5,129 acres.

Management goal: To provide and improve habitat for ducks, geese and non-game species and to provide wildlife viewing and hunting opportunities.

Hunting opportunities: Archery, shotgun, muzzleloader and traditional handgun for white-tailed deer; bird hunting for pheasants, ducks and Canada geese.

Wildlife viewing: Canyon Ferry Wildlife Management Area is an excellent place to see migrating waterfowl and many nesting birds, including Canada geese, double-crested cormorants, American white pelicans, Caspian terns and ospreys. Commonly seen mammals include white-tailed deer, beaver, raccoon, mink and red fox. River otters and moose are seen infrequently.

Enjoy low impact hiking and horseback riding in this wildlife management area.

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  1. Indian Road
    Indian Road
    Townsend, MT
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  2. Mustang Motel
    Mustang Motel
    Townsend, MT
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  3. The Silos Marina & Campground
    The Silos Marina & Campground
    Townsend, MT
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  4. Townsend/Canyon Ferry Lake KOA
    Townsend/Canyon Ferry Lake KOA
    Townsend, MT
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  5. Battle Creek Ranch
    Battle Creek Ranch
    Townsend, MT
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  6. York's Islands Fishing Access Site
    York's Islands Fishing Access Site
    Townsend, MT
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  7. Staubach Creek Ranch
    Staubach Creek Ranch
    Winston, MT
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  8. White Earth Campground
    White Earth Campground
    Townsend, MT
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  9. Hidden Hollow Hideaway Cattle & Guest Ranch
    Hidden Hollow Hideaway Cattle & Guest Ranch
    Townsend, MT
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  10. Duck Creek Ranch
    Duck Creek Ranch
    Townsend, MT
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  11. Goose Bay
    Goose Bay
    Townsend, MT
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  12. Goose Bay Marina & Campground
    Goose Bay Marina & Campground
    Townsend, MT
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  13. Toston Dam Recreation Site
    Toston Dam Recreation Site
    Toston, MT
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  14. 4-R Ranch & Cattle Company
    4-R Ranch & Cattle Company
    Clancy, MT
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  15. Gipsy Lake Campground
    Gipsy Lake Campground
    Townsend, MT
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  16. Hellgate Recreation Area
    Hellgate Recreation Area
    Helena, MT
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  17. Creekside Cabin
    Creekside Cabin
    Helena, MT
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  18. Jo Bonner Campground
    Jo Bonner Campground
    Helena, MT
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  19. Skidway Campground
    Skidway Campground
    Townsend, MT
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  20. Hawke's Nest
    Hawke's Nest
    Alder, MT
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