Montana Supreme Court Rules to Uphold Public Access

In a landmark decision that upholds Montana’s stream access law, the Montana Supreme Court has  ruled that the public can use a public prescriptive road to gain access to part of the Ruby River.  The ruling involves a dispute that dates back to 2004 over the use of a public road to gain access to a section of the Ruby River that runs through the property of William Cox Kennedy, CEO of Cox Enterprises.  “I think the Montana Supreme Court has dotted the ‘i,’ crossed the‘t’ and put the period on the stream access case in the state,” says Bozeman attorney J. Devlan Geddes. Read more on The Missoulian.

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