NO WATER is provided at the staging areas, potable or non-potable.
Please come prepared with your own water.
We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
Black bears have been spotted in and around Cooking Lake Blackfoot.
Although an advisory is in place for this area, bears can be encountered anywhere in the Central Region at any time. To avoid a surprise encounter with a bear:
Lamont County has restricted traffic along the main access road - range road 195 - from HWY 16 south to Blackfoot Staging Area.
Check trail conditions before heading out.
SEASONAL CLOSURE- This staging area is seasonally closed to ALL EQUESTRIAN use between December 1 and March 31 annually.