Access

Access Projects Completed:

Pioneer Road: Successfully sued Flathead County to reopen an illegally abandoned county road providing access to the Flathead River and 80 acres of US Forest Service land.

Lake 5: Worked with Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks to work through lakeshore owner lawsuits to successfully acquire and develop a Fishing Access Site on Lake Five near West Glacier.

Wagner Lane: Threatened Flathead County with legal action over proposed abandonment of a road providing access to Church Slough. Negotiations resulted in a county fishing access site, day-use area and boat ramp being built.

McGregor Lake: Filed a lawsuit in 2016 against Flathead County over an illegally built house and lawn and other encroachments on a county road that blocked access to 64 acres of Fish, Wildlife and Parks land on McGregor Lake. The full Right Of Way (ROW) has not been cleared despite a 2011 District Court ruling. Currently negotiating with the County and landowners to alter and survey in a narrower ROW but also re-establish the previous 15′ two-lane road and remove all encroachments from the ROW.

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Flathead Wildlife, Inc., is a fish and wildlife sportsman group made up of men, women and youth from the Flathead area. We have been involved in conservation of wildlife and wildlife habitat for over 60 years. We are affiliated with the Montana Wildlife Federation and work to bring our voice to the state level. The Federation is a state organization made up of local sportsmen’s and sportswomen’s groups from across Montana.


Join us on the second Thursday of each month September through May.



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