Canyon Ferry Wildlife Management Area

Canyon Ferry

Canyon Ferry WMA is an excellent place to see migrating waterfowl and many nesting birds.

  1. Management goal: To provide and improve habitat for ducks, geese and nongame 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. Designated road and parking area. Walk on dikes.
Region 3
Latitude/Longitude 46.37402 -111.55642
Size 5,920.2 acres.
Elevation 3,802 ft.
Open Jan 1 to Dec 31
From U. S. Highway 287 on the west and Highway 284 on the east, Canyon Ferry WMA can be reached by several gravel roads. Also, from Townsend, one can follow U. S. Highway 12 east for a short distance, then turn north onto Harrison Road. Gravel roads heading off this road lead to the WMA.

 Location Map

No Site Fees.

Pack in/Pack out
Ramp (Gravel)
Wildlife Viewing
Mule Deer
Ring-necked Pheasant
White-tailed Deer
  1. Adam Grove
  2. Mailing Address:
  3. 1400 South 19th Ave
  4. 59718
  5. Phone:(406)266-3367