Predators, Big Game, Waterfowl, and Upland Birds...

the best hunting west of the Mississippi

According to the Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks, "Montana has some of the longest hunting seasons in the West, healthy herds of game and access to millions of acres of public land.” Making Montana State Parks public lands some of the best for hunting multiple species. 

Over 16 classifications of species

to hunt in Montana

With animals ranging from upland birds to fur-bearing animals, Montana’s public State Parks allow access for any type of enthusiast. But, before you go, make sure to brush up on state hunting regulations and ensure that your hunting license is up to date. You can learn more about Montana hunting regulations here.

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Montana State Park Lands

Learn more about our top State Parks for hunting your favorite game.



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First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park Get Directions to Park Located South of Great Falls and just outside of Ulm, First Peoples Buffalo Jump is one of the largest buffalo jumps in the United States and is known in the archeology community as the most significant buffalo jump in the world! Evidence suggests that this site, also known as the Ulm Pish…

Fish Creek State Park Get Directions to Park Fish Creek State Park is located at 851 Rivulet Road in Alberton. Fish Creek State Park provides a large landscape State Park in western Montana with a …

Lewis & Clark Caverns State Park Get Directions to Park Located just east of Whitehall, MT, lies the Lewis and Clark Caverns. Discovered in 1892 by local hunters, these caverns went on to become Montana's first state park. As one of the largest known limestone cavern systems in the northwest, Montanans have been exploring the caves for …

Makoshika State Park Get Directions to Park Makoshika State Park features spectacular badland formations and the remains of the infamous Tyrannosaurus Rex, as well as other amazing dino fossils. We are able to bring you valuable information about this amazing state park thanks to the support of:

Pirogue Island State Park Get Directions to Park Pirogue Island State Park just a mile north of Miles City, Montana, a little more than two hours from Billings, Montana by way of Interstate 94, and on the north side of a bend in the Yellowstone River. In addition to extensive hiking, birding, and wildlife viewing, the island is a possible s…

Rosebud Battlefield State Park Get Directions to Park The location of the Battle of Rosebud, is an incredible and historical location that shouldn't be missed!   Click Here To Access a Map!

Sluice Boxes State Park Get Directions to Park Sluice Boxes State Park was created in 1974 and included significant historic structures and remnants of the abandoned towns of Riceville and Albright that once existed for the purpose of mining limestone in the canyon. Belt Creek which formed the canyon that is the centerpiece of the park, has l…

Marias River State Park Marias River State Park Get Directions to Park To get to there from I-15, take exit 358 and head east on Marias Valley Road North for 3.5 miles. Then turn west on Hjartarson…

General Park Fee Information

Montana residents in a vehicle with valid Montana license plates are allowed to enter State Parks for free. Camping, tour, special event and other fees still apply.

Nonresident visitors are required to pay day-use fees usually from $2 to $5. Nonresidents can also purchase annual Montana State Parks Passports for unlimited use. Passports are $25 for the first vehicle and $20 for additional vehicles. They can be purchased at any state park, regional Fish, Wildlife and Parks office or online at Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks

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