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Big Game Hunting

The Bitterroot National Forest is well known for its big game hunting.  Within the Forest, the three big game animals that are most commonly hunted are:  Elk, Mule Deer, and Whitetail Deer.  Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep, Rocky Mountain Goat, and Moose are also hunted under special permits drawn by a limited number of hunters.


Big Game Hunting Areas

Areas & Activities


https://www.fs.usda.gov/activity/bitterroot/recreation/hunting/?recid=60222&actid=54