Freezout Lake Wildlife Management Area

Freezout Lake
For additional Freezout Lake WMA and seasonal migration status information please visit the Freezout Lake WMA Story Map.

Freezout Lake Wildilfe Management Area was purchased in 1953 and subsequently developed into it's current status consisting of the main Freezout Lake and Priest Butte Lake and associated Ponds. The WMA is managed primarily for waterfowl production and public hunting and viewing opportunity. Providing habitat for upland game birds and other seasonal bird use are also continued management goals. Year-round access and wildlife viewing is possible, including upland game birds and raptors in the winter, waterfowl migrations in spring and fall, as well as waterfowl and shorebirds in the summer.
  1. Open year-round (exception: fall waterfowl closure). See Travel Plan Map. Travel plan specifies open/closed roads, specific parking/camping locations and other information.
  1. Management Restriction Commercial use prohibited.
Region 4
Latitude/Longitude: 47.65922 -112.03782
Size: 11,333 acres
Elevation: 3,777 ft
Open: Jan 1 to Dec 31
Eastern Teton County in north central Montana 40 miles west of Great Falls along US Highway 89 between Fairfield and Choteau - Access to area from US Highway 89, or Frontage Road from Fairfield, to various turnouts and parking areas year-round.

 Location Map

Title Description Fee
Conservation License - MT Resident $8.00
Conservation License - MT Resident Senior 62+ $4.00
Conservation License - MT Resident Youth 12-17 $4.00
Conservation License - Nonresident $10.00
Pack in/Pack out
Picnic Table
Primitive Campsite
Toilet (Vault)
Wildlife Viewing
Gray Partridge (Hungarian Partridge)
Mourning Dove
Ring-necked Pheasant
Sharp-tailed Grouse
  1. Brent Lonner
  2. Mailing Address:
  3. PO BOX 488
  5. 59436
  6. Phone:(406)467-2488