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Yellow Bay

STATE PARK

Yellow Bay

STATE PARK

Come to the heart of the famous Montana sweet cherry orchards, where blossoms color the hillsides during the spring. Located on the east shore of Flathead Lake you can camp, swim, boat, fish and bird watch.

CLOSURES/RESTRICTIONS

CLOSURES/RESTRICTIONS
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 AND HOURS
Park
Open all year
5/1 - 9/30: Open for camping and day use
10/1 - 4/30: Day use only

LOCATION
23861 Mt HWY 35
Bigfork, MT 59911
Latitude/Longitude: (47.87643 / -114.02854)

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MEET THE PARK MANAGER
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Jerry Sawyer manages Yellow Bay State Park and the six state parks on Flathead Lake. Prior to that he was a ranger with Colorado State Parks for 4 years, and a seasonal wilderness ranger with the U.S. Forest Service. Jerry is originally from the Midwest and moved to Colorado in his twenties. He earned a B.S. in Geology from Metropolitan State College in Denver and a master’s degree in Recreation Resources at Colorado State University in Fort Collins.

CONTACT

CONTACT INFO
Mailing Address:
Yellow Bay State Park
c/o FWP Region 1 Headquarters
490 N Meridian Rd
Kalispell, MT 59901

Phone: 406-982-3034
Email: jsawyer@mt.gov

Yellow Bay

STATE PARK


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


Services and Amenities Available
  1. ADA Accessible
  2. Boat Launch
  3. Grills/Fire Rings
  4. Parking
  5. Pets Allowed
  6. Picnic Shelter
  7. Public Restroom
  8. Toilets (Flush)
  9. Toilets (Vault)
  10. Trash Removal
  11. Water


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