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Experience shimmering lakes and rivers perfect for filling your senses.

Big Arm State Park

West Shore State Park

Smith River State Park


Montana State Parks offer plenty of fun opportunities for water-based recreation including:  boating, fishing, swimming, water skiing and more. Montana is an outdoor recreation paradise for you to explore, enjoy and protect these special places for future generations.

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Watercraft inspection rules
- Know before you launch.

Visit a Water-based Recreation State Park
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