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Placid Lake

STATE PARK

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Placid Lake

STATE PARK

See the beautiful Clearwater and Swan River Valleys and enjoy this popular campground park known for its smooth water, good fishing and water sports.

RESTRICTIONS/CLOSURES

RESTRICTIONS AND CLOSURES
Food Storage Rules: Store all attractants, day or night, in a closed, hard sided container or vehicle when not in immediate use. Tent campers without a vehicle may use available food lockers. Do not burn waste in fire ring or leave litter around camp-site. Dispose of garbage in bear-resistant dumpsters provided.


HOURS & LOCATION

SEASON & HOURS
Park
Summer Season:
May 1 - Nov 30
Quiet Hours: 10pm-7am.
 
Winter Season:
December 1 - April 30
Closed to all motorized traffic, walk-in only. Day-use only, no overnight camping.

LOCATION
5001 N. Placid Lake Road
Seeley Lake, MT 59868
Latitude/Longitude: (47.11929 / -113.50335)
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MEET THE PARK MANAGER
Photo of Ryan Sokoloski, Park Manager.
Ryan Sokoloski was born and raised in Circle, MT. After serving in the U.S. Army, he attended ...read moreDawson Community College, and graduated from the University of Montana – Western in Dillon with a B.A. in Environmental Sciences. During college, Ryan held several different positions with the U.S. Forest Service and Montana State Parks. He currently manages Salmon Lake, Placid Lake and Beavertail Hill State Parks. Ryan also manages the snowmobile trail grooming program in the Seeley Lake area.

CONTACT

CONTACT INFO
Mailing Address:
Placid Lake State Park
c/o FWP Region 2 Headquarters
3201 Spurgin Rd
Missoula, MT 59804

Phone: May 1- Sept 30:
Direct line to the park
406-677-3874.
 
Main office (year-round):
406-677-6804.
Email: rsokoloski@mt.gov

Placid Lake

STATE PARK


Activities

  1. Bird Watching
  2. Boating
  3. Camping
  4. Canoeing
  5. Fishing
  6. Kayaking
  7. Lake Fishing
  8. Photography
  9. Picnicking
  10. RV Camping
  11. Swimming
  12. Tent Camping
  13. Water Skiing
  14. Wildlife Viewing


Amenities
Some amenities are seasonal. Check with the park for availability.
  1. ADA Accessible
  2. Boat Launch
  3. Campground
  4. Electricity
  5. Grills/Fire Rings
  6. Hike-Bike Campsites
  7. Maps
  8. Parking
  9. Pets Allowed
  10. Picnic Shelter
  11. RV Electrical Hookups
  12. Shower
  13. Toilets (Flush)
  14. Toilets (Vault)
  15. Trash Removal
  16. Water


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