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Salmon Lake

STATE PARK

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Salmon Lake

STATE PARK

Enjoy one of the most beautiful lakes in the Clearwater River chain. Bring your family and friends to camp, fish, picnic, and enjoy water sports and the scenery.

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
Park open through the summer until late October.
 
Winter Season
Nov 1 - April 30
Closed to all motorized traffic, walk-in only. Day-use only, no overnight camping.

Campground
Open 5/1 through 9/30.

Day Use Area
Open 5/1 - 11/30, weather permitting. November snow storms may close the area early.

LOCATION
2329 Hwy. 83 N
Seeley Lake, MT 59868
Latitude/Longitude: (47.09442 / -113.39791)
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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 Dawson 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:
Salmon 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
406-677-3731
 
Main office (year-round):
406-677-6804
Email: rsokoloski@mt.gov

Salmon Lake

STATE PARK


Activities

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


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


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