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FWP Hunters Tool Box

  • Montana FWP Hunt PlannerThis interactive web tool offers hunting district information, species distribution, and land ownership information.
  • Understanding Legal Descriptions ( 84 KB)This document offers a good description of how to read legal descriptions on maps.
  • Montana Access Guide to State and Federal Lands ( 221 KB)Provides contact information and a good discussion of some of the rules that apply to recreational access of state and federal lands. Download here or receive a hard copy from any FWP regional or area office.
  • Directory of Montana Maps ( 466 KB)This directory provides a listing of all agency and local government contacts where you can find land ownership information. Download here or receive a hard copy from any FWP regional or area office.
  • Montana Land Ownership Maps This site offers 2 types of 100K maps; one depicts detailed public land ownership info; the other depicts detailed private land ownership info
  • Bureau of Land Management Official web page for the BLM in Montana.
  • U.S. Forest Service Official web page for the USFS Northern Region.
  • Montana Indian ReservationsMost tribal governments have made provisions for limited public hunting access. Check with the governing tribal office to determine the requirements for hunting within the reservation boundaries. A special permit is required.
  • Public Lands Information Center This site offers detailed information for most developed recreational sites on public land across eight western states.
  • Montana Topofinder Offers 100K and 24K topographic maps for Montana through an interactive website.
  • Report Public Land Access Conflicts ( 370 KB)Download a form to report problems involving public lands access.
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