The Fort Peck Reservation is home to two separate Indian nations, each composed of numerous bands and divisions.

The Sioux divisions of Sisseton, Wahpetons, the Yanktonais, and the Teton Hunkpapa are all represented.

The Assiniboine bands of Canoe Paddler and Red Bottom are represented.

The Reservation is located in the extreme northeast corner of Montana, on the north side of the Missouri River.

Fort Peck Tribes
Fish & Game Department
P.O. Box 1027
Poplar, MT 59255




Welcome to the Fort Peck Reservation, located in northeastern Montana, and homeland of the Assiniboine and Sioux Tribes.

Fort Peck offers a unique cultural experience for the non-member outdoorsman. We hope that your visit to the Fort Peck Reservation will be enjoyable, as well as memorable through your outdoor activities.

Our natural resources have always been important to the existence of our tribes. Please observe the rules and regulations as outlined to insure this continued enjoyment of the vast resources by all.

Again, welcome and enjoy your stay.

Fort Peck Tribes Enrolled Member Buffalo Hunt Lottery

2018 Hunting Season (Sept. 15 - Dec. 20)

Applications are available beginning June 1 and accepted until the end of business day (4:30 pm) on July 31st. The lottery takes place Thursday August 2nd in the tribal chambers during the Law & Order Committee meeting. Completed applications can be returned to Jonny BearCub, Buffalo Program Administrator, mailed or dropped off at the office of Ft. Peck Tribes Fish & Wildlife Department

2018 Buffalo Hunt Lottery Application

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Turtle Mound Buffalo Ranch






The Turtle Mound Buffalo Ranch is located twenty five miles northeast of Poplar, Montana. The buffalo herd was reintroduced to our area in 1999. Currently, there are 200 head in the buffalo herd.