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Benton Lake National Wildlife Refuge Park

4 Activites Phone: (406)-727-7400 Email: bentonlake@fws.gov Distance: 9.43 miles

Covering 12,383 acres (19 square miles), Benton Lake National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) is located on the western edge of the northern Great Plains, 50 miles east of the Rocky Mountains and 12 miles north of Great Falls, Montana. Despite its name, Benton Lake is actually a 5,000 acre shallow wetland created by glaciers thousands of years ago. The gently rolling terrain of the Refuge is dominated b...

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Benton Lake Wetland Management District National Park

4 Activites Phone: (406)-727-7400 Email: bentonlake@fws.gov Distance: 9.44 miles

Benton Lake Wetland Management District (WMD) covers the largest geographical area of any District in the United States. District staff actively manage waterfowl production areas (WPA) and administer an active conservation easement program. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) Partners for Fish and Wildlife program is very active in the District on projects to restore wetlands and improve ...

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Freezeout Lake National Park

5 Activites Phone: (406)-467-2646 Distance: 36.46 miles

The Lake is part of the Greenfields Division on the Sun River Project in central Montana, west of the city of Great Falls. Small recreation area with over 3,000 acres of land and 1,500 acres of water available for recreation. Beautiful country not far from Choteau, Montana with mountains in close proximity and lots of green range lands.

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Upper Missouri River Breaks National Monument Park

7 Activites Phone: (406)-622-4000 Email: MT_Lewistown_FO@blm.gov Distance: 36.75 miles

This National Monument covers about 377,000 acres of BLM-administered public land in central Montana. These lands hold a spectacular array of plant life, wildlife, unique geological features, endless recreational opportunities and significant historical and cultural values. The rugged landscape has retained much of its unspoiled character over the centuries and, as a result, offers outstanding opp...

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Gates Of The Mountains Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 49.76 miles

The Gates of the Mountains Wilderness now contains a total of 28,562 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Montana. In 1964 the Gates of the Mountains Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for soli...

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Lewis And Clark National Forest Park

14 Activites Email: hcole@fs.fed.us Distance: 51.03 miles

The Lewis and Clark National Forest provides a wide variety of recreational opportunities for all ages and skill levels. To find a recreational area, please select an activity you are interested in from the left hand column under the Recreation parent. Then, select the mountain range you are interested in visiting. Under each mountain range a listing of activities you are interested in will appear...

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Willow Creek Reservoir - Montana National Park

6 Activites Phone: (406)-444-2535 Distance: 53.69 miles

Willow Creek Dam, a part of the Sun River Project, is an earthfill structure on Willow Creek about 15 miles southeast of Gibson Dam. This reservoir, with 1,530 water surface acres, 3,069 land acres and 11 shoreline miles, offers fishing for rainbow trout and kokanee salmon.

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Helena National Forest Park

6 Activites Email: r1_helena_webmaster@fs.fed.us Distance: 53.92 miles

Welcome to the Helena National Forest and the "million acre backyard" of our local communities.  The accessible forest landscape here provides abundant opportunities for local residents and visitors to enjoy our wildlife, history and scenery.  Helena Forest roads and trails support a balance of motorized and non-motorized recreation including: hiking. biking, horseback riding, cross-country skiing...

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Kings Hill Scenic Byway National Park

Phone: (406)-547-3361 Distance: 54.72 miles

Passing through the Lewis and Clark National Forest and Little Belt Mountains, the Kings Hill Scenic Byway allows travelers to leisurely savor the rugged beauty and invigorating fresh air that are part of the Montana experience. Stretching 71 miles along Highway 89, the Byway winds its way through pristine mountain lakes and streams and is home to an abundant variety of wildlife. The gravel ...

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Pishkun Reservoir National Park

6 Activites Phone: (406)-444-2535 Distance: 57.00 miles

Pishkun Dikes and Reservoir are part of the Sun River Project. The Reservoir is an offstream storage reservoir, about 15 miles northeast of Gibson Dam and is formed by 8 earthfill dikes with heights ranging from 12 to 50 feet and an overall length of 9,050 feet. This reservoir, with 1,550 water surface acres, 2,683 land acres and 13 miles of shoreline, offers major game fishing for kokanee salmon...

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Upper Missouri National Wild And Scenic River Park

5 Activites Phone: (406)-538-1900 Email: MT_Lewistown_FO@blm.gov Distance: 57.17 miles

This 149-mile section of the Missouri River is the only major portion that has been preserved in a natural and free-flowing state. It is a remarkable float trip for canoers and rafters, and is suitable for beginners. Along the way, habitats change from rolling grasslands to beautiful white cliffs to rugged badlands. Turkeys are common, and the chances of seeing bighorn sheep are very good, particu...

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Lake Elwell National Park

6 Activites Phone: (406)-759-5077 Email: GPWebmaster@usbr.gov Distance: 58.04 miles

Tiber Dam and its reservoir, Lake Elwell, are on the Marias River in north-central Montana. The dam and reservoir are features of the Lower Marias Unit of the Pick-Sloan Missouri Basin Project. The reservoir has 21,300 water surface acres, 21,244 land acres and 181 miles of shoreline. Major game fish include northern pike, walleye, and rainbow trout. Concrete boat ramps, campgrounds, marina, picn...

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Helena Valley Reservoir National Park

4 Activites Phone: (406)-444-2535 Distance: 65.41 miles

The Helena Valley Unit is in central Montana, adjoining the city of Helena, Montana, and 3.5 miles west of Canyon Ferry Dam on the Missouri River. The principal purposes of the unit are irrigation and municipal water for the city of Helena. Features of the development are a tunnel, dam and regulating reservoir, canal, pumping plant, and other facilities. Created by Helena Valley Dam the reservo...

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Canyon Ferry Lake National Park

10 Activites Phone: (406)-475-3310 Email: GPWebmaster@usbr.gov Distance: 67.41 miles

Canyon Ferry Dam and reservoir are located in Montana about 50 miles downstream from where the Gallatin, Madison, and Jefferson Rivers join to form the Missouri River. The reservoir has approximately 35,200 water surface acres, 9,360 land acres and 76 miles of shoreline, and offers excellent fishing opportunity for rainbow trout, perch, ling, and walleye. There are three marina concessions (Goose ...

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Gibson Reservoir National Park

6 Activites Phone: (406)-791-7700 Distance: 68.49 miles

Gibson Dam, the principal structure of the Sun River Project, is on the Sun River, 70 miles west of Great Falls, Montana. It is a concrete arch dam and contains 167,500 cubic yards of concrete. The reservoir, with 1,296 surface acres and 15 miles of shoreline, offers fair fishing for rainbow trout, cutthroat trout, and brown trout. Recreation is managed for Reclamation by the U.S. Forest Servic...

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Charles M. Russell National Wildlife Refuge Park

8 Activites Phone: (406)-538-8706 Email: cmr@fws.gov Distance: 70.86 miles

Extending 125 miles up the Missouri River from the Fort Peck Dam in north-central Montana, the Charles M. Russell National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) is approximately 1,100,000 acres in size and includes the 245,000-acre Fort Peck Reservoir. Given the size and remoteness of the Refuge, the area has changed very little from the historic voyage of the Lewis and Clark expedition, through the era of outlaw...

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Scapegoat Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 72.63 miles

The Scapegoat Wilderness now contains a total of 239,936 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Montana. In 1972 the Scapegoat Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age of "...in...

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Bob Marshall Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 88.25 miles

The Bob Marshall Wilderness now contains a total of 1,009,356 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Montana. In 1964 the Bob Marshall Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age o...

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Grant-Kohrs Ranch National Historic Site

Rank: 327 1 Activites Phone: (406)-846-2070 Email: julie_croglio@nps.gov Distance: 101.42 miles

Wide open spaces, the hard-working cowboy, his spirited cow pony, and vast herds of cattle are among the strongest symbols of the American West. Once the headquarters of a 10 million acre cattle empire, Grant-Kohrs Ranch National Historic Site preserves these symbols and commemorates the role of cattlemen in American history.

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Fresno Reservoir National Park

7 Activites Phone: (406)-759-5077 Email: GPWebmaster@usbr.gov Distance: 101.58 miles

The Fresno Dam, Milk River Project, is located on the Milk River 14 west of Havre, Montana. This reservoir, with 5,760 water surface acres, 25,618 land ares and 65 miles of shoreline, offers good fishing opportunity for walleye, northern pike, and perch. Concrete boat ramp, picnic shelters, and swimming beach.Current Reservoir Levels

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Garnet Recreation Management Area National Park

16 Activites Phone: (406)-329-3914 Email: MT_Missoula_FO@blm.gov Distance: 106.59 miles

The 12-mile long Garnet Back Country Byway climbs 2,000 feet through the scenic Garnet Range to Garnet Ghost Town. Thanks to extensive preservation efforts, the 30 buildings in this historic town look much the same as they did in 1895. Visitor Center at Ghost Town is open daily from late May through September from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm and on limited hours on winter weekends.

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Great Bear Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 115.95 miles

The Great Bear Wilderness now contains a total of 286,700 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Montana. In 1978 the Great Bear Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age of "......

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Mission Mountains Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 119.72 miles

The Mission Mountains Wilderness now contains a total of 73,877 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Montana. In 1975 the Mission Mountains Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In a...

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Flathead National Forest Park

13 Activites Email: flathead_contactus@fs.fed.us Distance: 121.96 miles

The Flathead National Forest contains three wilderness areas, two ski areas, impressive mountain ranges, lakes, wild and scenic rivers, campgrounds, picnic areas, and cabins. Hiking, wildlife viewing, whitewater rafting, snowmobiling, and skiing are just some of the activities enjoyed year-round. Whether you prefer the solitude of hiking in wilderness or the camaraderie found at popular boating an...

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Rattlesnake Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 122.18 miles

The Rattlesnake Wilderness now contains a total of 32,976 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Montana. In 1980 the Rattlesnake Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age of ".....

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