Calf Creek Wildlife Management Area in Montana


Calf Creek Wildlife Management Area

Calf Creek Wildlife Management Area is a winter range for elk but offers hiking, biking, and horseback riding trails through gentle rolling hills just along the west side of the Sapphire Range.

What can I do and see in the Calf Creek Wildlife Management Area?

  • Hiking Trails: A few hiking and horseback riding trails start from the parking area. There are usually maps available at the trailhead, but you might want to bring your own just in case. Dogs are welcome.
  • Hunting: Many come to the area to hunt elk.
  • Wildlife Viewing: In addition to viewing the occasional elk, but the most common wildlife spotting is songbirds and raptors. Bring a pair of binoculars.

Where is the Calf Creek Wildlife Management Area?

From Highway 93 in Hamilton, follow the Woodside Crossing cutoff towards Corvallis. From Corvallis, drive south on the Eastside Highway and then east on Hamilton Heights Road. The parking area is about 5 miles out this road.

How much does it cost to visit?

It is free to visit.

When is it accessible?

The area is open to non-motorized access from May 15th through November 30th.

Who can I call with more questions?

Call Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks at (406) 240-0558 or Visit their Website.

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