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Smith River

STATE PARK

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Smith River

STATE PARK

Experience a multi-day float trip on the Smith River if you are lucky enough to draw a permit in the annual lottery. Noted for its spectacular scenery and renowned trout fishing, the Smith River is unique with only one public put-in and take-out site for the entire 59 miles.

ALERTS / CLOSURES

ALERTS / CLOSURES
Smith River State Park opens to floating May 5, 2020 although Camp Baker will remain closed to camping in compliance with the Governor's COVID-19 directives.


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 all year
24 hours/day

LOCATION
791 Clear Range Road
White Sulphur Springs, MT 59645
Latitude/Longitude: (46.803 / -111.182)
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FEE INFORMATION

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Boat Camp GPS Data

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Montana’s Aquatic Invasive Species Laws

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MEET THE PARK MANAGER
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Colin Maas manages Smith River and Sluice Boxes State Parks. He began his career with Montana State Parks as a seasonal Park Ranger in 1996. Other experience includes seasons as a river ranger on the Blackfoot and Smith Rivers as well as working in numerous state parks in western Montana. Colin earned his B.S. in Recreation Resource Management from the University of Montana - Missoula. He was born and raised in Minot, ND.

CONTACT

CONTACT INFO
Mailing Address:
Smith River State Park
c/o FWP Region 4 Headquarters
4600 Giant Springs Rd
Great Falls, MT 59405

Phone: 406-454-5840
Email: SmithRiver@mt.gov

Smith River

STATE PARK



Frequently Asked Questions

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Activities

  1. Boating
  2. Camping
  3. Canoeing
  4. Fishing
  5. Fly Fishing
  6. Kayaking
  7. Rafting
  8. Swimming
  9. Tent Camping
  10. Wildlife Viewing


Amenities
Some amenities are seasonal. Check with the park for availability.
  1. Campsite
  2. Grills/Fire Rings
  3. Maps
  4. Parking
  5. Pack-in/Pack-out
  6. Toilets (Vault)


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