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Freezeout Lake Wildlife Management Area, Montana
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Description: 11,466 acres; 3770-foot elevation. Spectacular flocks of snow geese and tundra swans rest and feed here during March-May and September - November migrations. But you can see other wildlife around these wetlands year-round, including upland game birds and raptors in winter; waterfowl migrations in spring and fall; and waterfowl and shorebirds in summer. Various turnouts and parking areas on the perimiter are open for wildlife viwing by car year-round. Interior roads are open to vehicles March 15 to the beginning of waterfowl season annually; dike system roads are closed to vehicles but open to hikers. Canoeing is another way to explore the wetlands. General public hunting for waterfowl and upland game birds. Picnic sites, hand boat launch ramp, primitive camping, and waterfowl blind are provided.

Location: From Great Falls, go northwest 11 miles on I-15; at exit 290 go west about 30 miles on US 89 to Freezeout Lake. Priest Lake is 7.5 miles farther on US 89.   Latitude: 47.659   Longitude: -112.038

Address: Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Headquarters
1420 East Sixth Avenue
P.O. Box 200701
Helena, MT  59620
Phone: (406) 444-2535

Season: year round

Fee: no

Reservations: no
Activities
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 Biking  Fishing  Picnicking
 Boating (Motorized)  Hiking/Backpacking  Scenic Driving
 Boating (Non-motorized)  Horseback Riding  
 Boating (WW)  Hunting  Water Sports
 Camping    Wildlife Viewing
 Caving  Off Highway Vehicles  Winter Sports
 Climbing    

Services and Facilities
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  Exhibits  Campgnd, Primitive  Electric Hookup
 Interpretive Programs  Drinking Water  Dump Station
 Cultural-Historic Sites  Restrooms  Boat Ramp
 Campgnd, Developed  Showers  Marina
 Rental Cabins

Notes: Pack it in,pack it out. Seasonal road and acess closures in effect during fall hunting season. Tundra swan hunting by permit only. Muskrat trapping available for successful applicants.
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