Lakes in Montana


Spend your next vacation doing something exciting - in Montana. It's a great state for outdoor adventurers, especially lake enthusiasts.

Flathead Lake, located in Flathead Lake State Park between the cities of Kalispell and Polson, is the biggest freshwater lake west of the Mississippi River. There, visitors have lots of opportunities for fun on and near the water. Ringed by the Marine Trail, Flathead Lake can easily be accessed from numerous points, and it's surrounded by state parks that have camping facilities. Visitors can drink in the area's beauty lakeside or explore the waters in non-motor boats.

The Thompson Chain of Lakes is a series of 21 lakes west of Kalispell. It's a scenic area that's perfect for wildlife lovers. It's also an excellent locale for bass and trout fishing, swimming, boating and camping.


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Featured lakes in Montana


Bowman Lake

Bowman Lake is located in Flathead County in northwest portion of Glacier National Park. This is an ideal relaxing location. The small campground is rarely ever crowded. Fishing, canoeing, and kayaking are popular activities on this lake.

Hebgen Lake

Hebgen Lake is located in Gallatin County. This lake and its surrounding area offer many recreation activities, including camping, fishing, boating and hiking.

Kintla Lake

Kintla Lake is located in Flathead County. There are no motorized watercrafts allowed in this lake. This lake is ideal for canoeing and kayaking. Fishing is also quite popular at Kintla Lake.

 

Popular Montana lakes

Ashley Lake
Bowman Lake
Bynum Reservoir
Canyon Ferry Lake
Flathead Lake
Freezeout Lake
Fresno Reservoir
Hauser Lake
Hebgen Lake
Holter Lake
Hungry Horse Reservoir
Kingsbury Lake
Kintla Lake
Lake Fort Peck
Lake Helena
Lake Elwell
Lake Mason
Lake Mason
Nelson Reservoir
Swan Lake

 

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