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Another WMA Trail closed in MT due to bear activity

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks has temporarily closed the Muddy Creek Falls Trail in the Blackleaf Wildlife Management Area due to bear activity. A hiker in the area contacted FWP about a moose carcass found on the trail. The trail, which is on the west-central edge of the WMA, goes into a narrow canyon and dead ends in rough, rocky terrai...

Two Grizzlys captured and relocated to remote areas in NW MT

In late May, FWP was notified that a grizzly bear got into and ate unsecured chickens and ducks after it had been visibly grazing in fields near residences south of Eureka. FWP captured the young male bear on May 28. The bear did not have a known conflict history. After consulting with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and U.S. Forest Service...

Enjoy Wilderness Hikes

Pilgrim Creek is a major tributary of Belt Creek. Besides the wide crossing at Belt Creek, there are numerous stream crossings that may be deep, swift, and cold during spring runoff. From the North Pilgrim Creek Trailhead (Trail # 304), you will enter a stand of ponderosa pine, as the trail follows the slopes below towering limestone cliffs. Y...

Enjoy Wilderness Hikes

Pilgrim Creek is a major tributary of Belt Creek. Besides the wide crossing at Belt Creek, there are numerous stream crossings that may be deep, swift, and cold during spring runoff. From the North Pilgrim Creek Trailhead (Trail # 304), you will enter a stand of ponderosa pine, as the trail follows the slopes below towering limestone cliffs. Y...

Big Sky Resort expanding Summer Operations July 1st.

Continuing with its planned phased opening approach, Big Sky Resort will expand summer operations in Mountain Village beginning July 1.   “As the State of Montana moves into Phase 2 of its reopening plan, Big Sky Resort is planning for our second phase of summer operations,” said Troy Nedved, general manager, Big Sky Resort. &...

Black Bear euthanized in WY

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department euthanized a black bear in Evanston on June 3 after the bear received multiple food rewards and showed little fear of human presence. Human safety is Game and Fish’s priority and relocating a bear that is habituated to humans would only move a high risk bear to another location.   Several residents of the G...

Black Bear euthanized in WY

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department euthanized a black bear in Evanston on June 3 after the bear received multiple food rewards and showed little fear of human presence. Human safety is Game and Fish’s priority and relocating a bear that is habituated to humans would only move a high risk bear to another location.   Several residents of the G...

Win Outdoor equipment through the WY Boater Appreciation Raffle

Boaters who stop at aquatic invasive species check stations this year will be eligible to win outdoor equipment and trips through the Wyoming AIS Boater Appreciation Raffle. Boat inspections are the first line of defense for preventing the spread of many aquatic invasive species, and the raffle acknowledges and thanks boaters for their importa...

Win Outdoor equipment through the WY Boater Appreciation Raffle

Boaters who stop at aquatic invasive species check stations this year will be eligible to win outdoor equipment and trips through the Wyoming AIS Boater Appreciation Raffle. Boat inspections are the first line of defense for preventing the spread of many aquatic invasive species, and the raffle acknowledges and thanks boaters for their importa...