"Anytime someone is hiking on public ground, there is always the possibility someone else may be trapping." -- Dave Loewen, Montana FWP
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. Trap locations noted on this map have been reported to Footloose Montana by people recreating on public lands. If you encounter traps on public lands, please call us at (406) 282-1482 or send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that locations are approximate. Disturbing traps is illegal in the state of Montana.
Click on the pin of each trap location on the map for more information.
general requirements for traps 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