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Painted Rocks

STATE PARK

Photo of a mountain. Photo of a scenic lake. Photo of a pavilion at Painted Rocks State Park. Photo of a stream.

Painted Rocks

STATE PARK

Enjoy the remote pine-forest setting, a great get-away for a weekend of camping, fishing and relaxation.

ALERTS / CLOSURES

ALERTS / CLOSURES
Social distancing is still required per the Governor's statewide directive to reduce spread of COVID-19. Stay safe!


HOURS & LOCATION

SEASON & HOURS
Hours listed below are normal operating hours and may not apply when there is a special restriction or closure. Check Alerts.

Park
Open daily all year
Dawn to dusk

LOCATION
8809 West Fork Road
Darby, MT 59829
Latitude/Longitude: (45.68128 / -114.30100)
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MEET THE PARK MANAGER
Maci MacPherson, park manager
Maci MacPherson manages Travelers’ Rest, Fort Owen and Painted Rocks state parks. Maci grew up going to state parks in Montana and Oregon, which strongly influenced her career choices. Before joining Montana State Parks, Maci worked at a number of National Parks around the West, gaining extensive experience in interpretation, tribal relations, and community partnerships. She has a B.S in Fish & Wildlife Management from Montana State University and a M.S. in Science Education from Oregon State University.

CONTACT

CONTACT INFO
Mailing Address:
Painted Rocks State Park
PO Box 995
Lolo, MT 59847

Phone: 406-273-4253 is located at Travelers' Rest State Park - mention you are referencing Painted Rocks
Email: Maci.MacPherson@mt.gov

Painted Rocks

STATE PARK


Activities

  1. Bird Watching
  2. Boating
  3. Camping
  4. Canoeing
  5. Fishing
  6. Hiking
  7. Lake Fishing
  8. Motor Boating
  9. Nature
  10. Photography
  11. Picnicking
  12. RV Camping
  13. Sightseeing
  14. Swimming
  15. Tent Camping
  16. Wildlife Viewing


Amenities
Some amenities are seasonal. Check with the park for availability.
  1. ADA Accessible
  2. Boat Launch
  3. Campsite
  4. Dock
  5. Established Fire Pits
  6. Grills/Fire Rings
  7. Group Use Rentals
  8. Pets Allowed
  9. Picnic Shelter
  10. Picnic Tables
  11. Pack-in/Pack-out
  12. Public Restroom
  13. Toilets (Vault)


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