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Helena Valley Reservoir National Park

4 Activites Phone: (406)-444-2535 Distance: 7.86 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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Helena National Forest Park

6 Activites Email: r1_helena_webmaster@fs.fed.us Distance: 17.89 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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Canyon Ferry Lake National Park

10 Activites Phone: (406)-475-3310 Email: GPWebmaster@usbr.gov Distance: 20.69 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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Gates Of The Mountains Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 21.87 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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Grant-Kohrs Ranch National Historic Site

Rank: 327 1 Activites Phone: (406)-846-2070 Email: julie_croglio@nps.gov Distance: 35.72 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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Garnet Recreation Management Area National Park

16 Activites Phone: (406)-329-3914 Email: MT_Missoula_FO@blm.gov Distance: 63.44 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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Scapegoat Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 63.54 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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Kings Hill Scenic Byway National Park

Phone: (406)-547-3361 Distance: 65.22 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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Nelson Reservoir National Park

8 Activites Phone: (406)-759-5077 Email: GPWebmaster@usbr.go Distance: 66.52 miles

The Nelson Reservoir, a feature of the Milk River Project, is located 19 miles northeast of Malta, Montana provides offstream storage for irrigation of Malta Division lands in the Saco and Hinsdale area. This reservoir, with 4,320 water surface acres, 7,702 land acres and 30 miles of shoreline, offers good fishing for walleye, perch, and northern pike. Concrete boat ramp, campground, and picnic sh...

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Willow Creek Reservoir - Montana National Park

6 Activites Phone: (406)-444-2535 Distance: 69.45 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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Lewis And Clark National Forest Park

14 Activites Email: hcole@fs.fed.us Distance: 70.02 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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Freezeout Lake National Park

5 Activites Phone: (406)-467-2646 Distance: 73.72 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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Lee Metcalf Wilderness National Park

8 Activites Phone: (406)-683-8000 Distance: 77.12 miles

The Bear Trap Canyon Wilderness is one of the four units of the Lee Metcalf Wilderness. The Bear Trap Canyon is the first wilderness area to be managed by the BLM. The 6,347-acre area offers beautiful wilderness scenery plus exciting whitewater rafting featuring the famous Class IV - V Kitchen Sink rapid. The 1,500-foot cliffs that border the canyon provide a dramatic backdrop along the nine-mile ...

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Gibson Reservoir National Park

6 Activites Phone: (406)-791-7700 Distance: 77.73 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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Pishkun Reservoir National Park

6 Activites Phone: (406)-444-2535 Distance: 77.96 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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Anaconda Pintler Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 79.57 miles

The Anaconda Pintler Wilderness now contains a total of 158,615 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Montana. In 1964 the Anaconda Pintler 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...

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Welcome Creek Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 79.98 miles

The Welcome Creek Wilderness now contains a total of 28,135 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Montana. In 1978 the Welcome Creek 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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Benton Lake National Wildlife Refuge Park

4 Activites Phone: (406)-727-7400 Email: bentonlake@fws.gov Distance: 80.42 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: 80.43 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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Pioneer Mountains Scenic Byway National Park

Phone: (406)-683-3900 Distance: 88.74 miles

On the Pioneer Mountains Scenic Byway in the Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest, you can travel the length of the Pioneer Mountain Range. Granite peaks topping 10,000 feet in elevation are to the east, and gentler, forested terrain stretches out to the west. You'll see mountain meadows, lodgepole pine forests and broad "willow bottoms." The road gently ascends a 7,800 foot divide between Wise ...

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Rattlesnake Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 91.52 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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Bob Marshall Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 92.32 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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Ennis National Fish Hatchery Park

2 Activites Phone: (406)-682-4847 Email: R6ffa_enn@fws.gov Distance: 95.78 miles

Ennis National Fish Hatchery is different from other hatcheries. Most hatcheries produce fish and stock them into public waters, Ennis Hatchery operates as a broodstock hatchery. A broodstock hatchery specializes in rearing fish to adult size, takes the eggs from the fish, fertilizes them, incubates them and ships them to production hatcheries for rearing. The Ennis Hatchery raises six diffe...

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Lee Metcalf National Wildlife Refuge Park

7 Activites Phone: (406)-777-5552 Email: leemetcalf@fws.gov Distance: 98.01 miles

Located along the meandering Bitterroot River and surrounded by the majestic Bitterroot and Sapphire mountain ranges, Lee Metcalf National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) offers spectacular viewing opportunities of the Montana landscapes and wildlife. The Refuge was established in 1963 to provide habitat for migratory birds. The Refuge name honors the late U.S. Senator Lee Metcalf, who had a lifelong...

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Big Hole National Battlefield Park

Rank: 287 5 Activites Phone: (406)-689-3155 Email: biho_visitor_information@nps.gov Distance: 101.24 miles

On August 9, 1877 gun shots shattered a chilly dawn on a sleeping camp of Nez Perce. By the time the smoke cleared on August 10, almost 90 Nez Perce were dead along with 31 soldiers and volunteers. Big Hole National Battlefield was created to honor all who were there.

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