The purpose of making trap locations available on this website is to warn people who may be recreating on public lands, especially those recreating with dogs.
If you encounter traps on public lands, please call Footloose Montana at (406) 282-1482 or send us an e-mail.
Please note that:
Click on each trap location on the map for more information.
Red icons indicate trapped animals.
Yellow icons indicate observed/ known traps.
Click on slide-out icon next to "Known Trap Locations" to select a particular year of incidents.
general requirements for traps set on public land...
-- 50 ft. setback from official trails & open roads (does not apply to traps set in water or 4 ft. above ground)
-- 300 ft. setback from marked/designated trail heads
-- traps must have metal trapper ID tag attached