Freezeout Lake

These are are photos of and around Freezeout Lake Wildlife Management Area near Choteau, Montana, along the Rocky Mountain Front. This is a a staging area for hundreds of thousands of snow geese and thousands of tundra swans as they migrate to their breeding grounds on Canada's arctic coast.

We also have a gallery of the birds of Freezeout Lake.

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Sunrise at Freezeout Lake, Montana, U.S.

A late March (2007) sunrise lights the local hills west of Freezeout Lake near Chotea, Montana.

Sunset at Freezeout Lake, Montana, U.S.

Sunset creates a golden glow on Freezeout Lake and a lone American avocet near Chotea, Montana.


Sunset at Freezeout Lake, Montana, U.S.

Near sunset on Freezeout Lake. There was still plenty of ice on the lake in mid-March 2008.

Sunset at Freezeout Lake, Montana, U.S.

Another icy sunset on Freezeout Lake, with a hazy sky diffusing the light. It was much colder than it looks!


Near Sunset at Freezeout Lake, Montana, U.S.

Late afternoon light casts a warm glow on the ice edging Freezeout Lake in mid-March 2008.

Sunset at Freezeout Lake, Montana, U.S. Montana, U.S.

Sunset and dramatic sky over Freezeout Lake near Choteau, MT, with the Rocky Mountain Front in the distance.


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