Bitterroot River

(Brown trout, mountain whitefish, rainbow trout, westslope cutthroat trout)

Forest Cooper – River left, mile 82

Day use only. Undeveloped. Hunting and/or discharge of weapons prohibited.

Directions: 4 miles south of Darby where U.S. Highway 93 meets West Fork Road.

Hannon Memorial – River right, mile 82

Five campsites – fee charged; hand launch only; latrine. This site is split into two areas – a day use area and a camping area. The day use area has a concrete boat launch; latrine; no fee. Hunting and/or discharge of weapons prohibited.

Directions: 3.7 miles south of Darby, turn east on Rocky Mountain Road, travel 0.2 miles to day use site. Campsites are 0.2 miles farther south off of U.S. Highway 93.

Darby Bridge – River left, mile 78

Day use only; concrete boat launch; latrine. Hunting and/or discharge of weapons prohibited.

Directions: 0.5 miles south of Darby, turn east on Water Street for 0.5 miles to FAS sign, turn east, 0.2 miles.

Wally Crawford – River left, mile 72

Day use only; concrete boat launch; latrine. Hunting and/or discharge of weapons prohibited.

Directions: 3.7 miles north of Darby on U.S. Highway 93, turn east on Old Darby Road, 0.25 miles.

Angler’s Roost – River right, mile 62

Day use only; concrete boat launch. This site is privately owned, but open to public use. Check in at the Angler’s Roost store office prior to using. Hunting and/or discharge of weapons prohibited.

Directions: 2.5 miles south of Hamilton on U.S. Highway 93.

Demmons – River right, mile 57

Day use only; no boat launch. Hunting and/or discharge of weapons prohibited.

Directions: In Hamilton, from U.S. Highway 93, travel 1.0 miles west on Main Street.

Woodside Bridge – River right, mile 52

Day use only; concrete boat launch; latrine. ADA fishing platform; adjoining private land trail system open to the public at no cost.

Hunting and/or discharge of weapons prohibited.

Directions: From U.S. Highway 93, take Highway 373 (Woodside Cutoff Road) 0.5 miles east toward Corvallis.

Tucker Crossing – River left, mile 47

Day use only; concrete boat launch at West Tucker; latrine. The majority of the site lies east of the river and is known as East Tucker. Access to East Tucker is gained off of the Eastside Highway. Discharge of weapons restricted as posted on-site.

Directions: 3 miles south of Victor off U.S. Highway 93.

Bell Crossing – River left, mile 41

Day use only; gravel bar boat launch. Discharge of weapons restricted as posted on-site.

Directions: 1.5 miles north of Victor on U.S. Highway 93, then 0.5 miles east on Route 370 (Bell Crossing Road).

Bass Creek – River left, mile 30

Day use only; no boat launch. Walk-in access only. Discharge of weapons restricted as posted on-site.

Directions: 4.5 miles north of Stevensville on U.S. Highway 93.

Poker Joe – River left, mile 28

Day use only; no boat launch; latrine. Walk-in access (0.25 miles to river) only. Discharge of weapons restricted as posted on-site.

Directions: 3.0 miles south of Florence to Luby Lane, east 0.5 miles to Simpson Lane, follow signs for 0.6 miles.

Florence Bridge – River left, mile 23

Day use only; gravel bar boat launch; latrine. Hunting and/or discharge of weapons prohibited.

Directions: From Florence, 1 mile east on Eastside Highway.

Chief Looking Glass – River left, mile 21

17 campsites – fee charged; hand launch only; latrine. Free day use. Hunting and/or discharge of weapons prohibited.

Directions: 6.5 miles south of Lolo on U.S. Highway 93 to Chief Looking Glass Road, east 1.0 miles.


West Fork Bitterroot River

(Brown trout, mountain whitefish, rainbow trout, westslope cutthroat trout)

W.W. White Memorial (see Bitterroot River map) – River left, mile 2

Day use only; hand launch only. Hunting and/or discharge of weapons prohibited.

Directions: 4 miles south of Darby on U.S. Highway 93, turn southwest on West Fork Road for 3.5 miles.

Blackfoot River

(Bull trout, brown trout, mountain whitefish, rainbow trout, westslope cutthroat trout)

• Non-motorized watercraft only for the Blackfoot River and its tributaries.

• Special recreation rules apply to the Blackfoot River and all sites in the Blackfoot Recreation Corridor.

• Glass containers are prohibited on the Blackfoot River.

Cedar Meadow – River right, mile 64

Day use only; hand launch only. Hunting and/or discharge of weapons prohibited.

Directions: From Helmville (starting from the post office), take the Ovando-Helmville Road northwest for 4 miles.

River Junction – River right, mile 52

Six campsites – fee charged; Primitive boat launch; latrine. Road to site is very rough. Discharge of weapons restricted as posted on-site.

Directions: 38 miles east of Bonner on Highway 200, turn southeast on an unmarked county road (FAS sign at the junction) for 9 rough miles, follow the signs.

Scotty Brown Bridge – River right, mile 45

Day use only; hand launch only. Parking limited to four vehicles. No parking on county road within 300 yards of Scotty Brown Bridge. Hunting and/or discharge of weapons prohibited.

Directions: 38 miles east of Bonner on Highway 200, turn southeast on an unmarked county road for 0.8 miles.

Russell Gates Memorial – River right, mile 40

11 campsites – fee charged; gravel boat launch; latrine. Potable water. Hunting and/or discharge of weapons prohibited.

Directions: 34 miles east of Bonner on Highway 200.

Clearwater Bridge – River right, mile 34

Day use only; hand launch. Parking limited to six vehicles; no parking on Sunset Hill Road (parking restricted to designated parking areas only). Hunting and/or discharge of weapons prohibited.

Directions: 30 miles east of Bonner on Highway 200, turn south on Sunset Hill Road for 2.4 miles.

Sunset Hill – River left, mile 32

Day use only; hand launch only. Parking limited to three vehicles; no parking on Sunset Hill Road (parking restricted to designated parking areas only). Hunting and/or discharge of weapons prohibited.

Directions: 30 miles east of Bonner on Highway 200, turn south on Sunset Hill Road for 4.6 miles.

Roundup – River right, mile 29

Day use only; slide launch for rafts; latrine. Hunting and/or discharge of weapons prohibited.

Directions: 25.5 miles east of Bonner on Highway 200, turn west (just before Mile Marker 27) on Ninemile Prairie Road for 0.1 mile.

Ninemile Prairie – River right, mile 25

Three campsites – fee charged; no boat launch; latrine. Access to water is difficult. Hunting and/or discharge of weapons prohibited.

Directions: 25.5 miles east of Bonner on Highway 200, turn west (just before mile marker 27) on Ninemile Prairie Road for 4.2 miles.

Corrick’s River Bend – River right, mile 23

12 campsites – fee charged; gravel bar boat launch; latrine. Potable water. Hunting and/or discharge of weapons prohibited.

Directions: 25.5 miles east of Bonner on Highway 200, then 6 miles west on Ninemile Prairie Road.

Belmont Creek – River right, mile 21

Day use only; no boat launch. Walk-in access only. Hunting and/or discharge of weapons prohibited.

Directions: 10.3 miles east of Bonner on Highway 200, turn north on Johnsrud Park Road for 9.5 miles.

Whitaker Bridge – River right, mile 19

Day use only; concrete boat launch; latrine. Hunting and/or discharge of weapons prohibited.

Directions: 10.3 miles east of Bonner on Highway 200, turn north on Johnsrud Park Road for 6 miles.

Red Rocks – River right, mile 19

Day use only; no boat launch. Walk-in access only; the Red Rocks parking lot is within 75 yards of Whitaker Bridge; Red Rocks beach is about 0.5 mile upstream of the parking area. Hunting and/or discharge of weapons prohibited.

Directions: 10.3 miles east of Bonner on Highway 200, turn north on Johnsrud Park Road for 6.1 miles.

Thibodeau – River left, mile 18

Eight campsites – fee charged; latrine. Potable water; no day use parking. Hunting and/or discharge of weapons prohibited.

Directions: 10.3 miles east of Bonner on Highway 200, turn north of Johnsrud Park Road for 5.5 miles.

Thibodeau Rapids – River left, mile 17

Day use only; no boat launch. Walk-in access only. Hunting and/or discharge of weapons prohibited.

Directions: 10.3 miles east of Bonner on Highway 200, turn north on Johnsrud Park Road for 5 miles.

Sheep Flats – River left, mile 17

Day use only; no boat ramp. Walk-in access only; access to river is difficult. Hunting and/or discharge of weapons prohibited.

Directions: 10.3 miles east of Bonner on Highway 200, turn north on Johnsrud Park Road for 4 miles.


Blackfoot River and adjacent areas

Daigles Eddy – River left, mile 16

Day use only; no boat launch; latrine. Walk-in access only; access to river is difficult. Hunting and/or discharge of weapons prohibited.

Directions: 10.3 miles east of Bonner on Highway 200, turn north on Johnsrud Park Road for 3 miles.

Johnsrud Park – River left, mile 13

Day use only; gravel bar boat launch and concrete boat launch; latrine. Potable water; group use picnic shelter for reservations, call (406) 677-6804.

Hunting and/or discharge of weapons prohibited.

Directions: 10.3 miles east of Bonner on Highway 200, turn north on Johnsrud Park Road for 0.4 mile.

K. Ross Toole – River left, mile 9

Day use only; no boat launch. Walk-in access only. Hunting and/or discharge of weapons prohibited.

Directions: 7 miles east of Bonner on Highway 200.

Angevine – River right, mile 7

Day use only; hand launch only; latrine. Hunting and/or discharge of weapons prohibited.

Directions: 5 miles east of Bonner on Highway 200.

Marco Flats – River left, mile 3

Day use only; hand launch only (150 feet from parking lot to river). Hunting and/or discharge of weapons prohibited.

Directions: 2 miles east of Bonner on Highway 200.

Weigh Station – River left, mile 2

Day use only; improved concrete boat launch. Hunting and/or discharge of weapons prohibited. River between Weigh Station and the confluence of the Clark Fork River is closed to boating but open to shoreline use.

Directions: 0.5 mile east of Bonner on Highway 200.

Browns Lake

(Rainbow trout)

12 campsites – fee charged; concrete boat launch; latrine. Hunting and/or discharge of weapons prohibited.

Directions: From Ovando, east for 7 miles on Highway 200, turn south on an unmarked county road (FAS sign on highway) for 3.5 miles.


 

Clearwater River

(Brown trout, rainbow trout, westslope cutthroat trout, bull trout, mountain whitefish, northern pike, yellow perch)

Clearwater Crossing – River left, mile 3

Six campsites – fee charged; no boat launch; latrine. Hunting and/or discharge of weapons prohibited.

Directions: 30 miles east of Bonner on Highway 200, or 0.5 mile west of Clearwater Junction.

Harpers Lake

(Rainbow trout, westslope cutthroat trout, yellow perch)

14 campsites – fee charged; hand launch only on Clearwater River (non-motorized boats only); latrine. There is a day use only area on Harpers Lake (no fee) which has a latrine, gravel boat launch and ADA fishing platform. Hunting and/or discharge of weapons prohibited.

Directions: 31 miles east of Bonner on Highway 200, turn north on Highway 83 for 2 miles.

Monture Creek

(Brook trout, brown trout, rainbow trout, westslope cutthroat trout, bull trout, mountain whitefish) – River right, mile 2

Five campsites – fee charged; no boat launch; latrine. Discharge of weapons restricted as posted on-site.

Directions: 39 miles east of Bonner on Highway 200.


 

North Fork Blackfoot River 

(Brook trout, brown trout, bull trout, mountain whitefish, rainbow trout, westslope cutthroat trout)

Harry Morgan – River right, mile 2

Four campsites – fee charged; gravel boat launch; latrine. Hunting and/or discharge of weapons prohibited.

Directions: 3.5 miles south of Ovando on the Ovando-Helmville Road.

Upsata Lake

(Rainbow trout, northern pike, yellow perch, large mouth bass)

Upsata Lake

6 campsites – fee charged; gravel boat launch; latrine. Hunting and/or discharge of weapons prohibited.

Directions: 37 miles east of Bonner on Highway 200 to milepost 38, then 4 miles north on Woodworth Road.


 

Lower Clark Fork River and adjacent areas

(Brown trout, bull trout, mountain whitefish, northern pike, rainbow trout, smallmouth bass, largemouth bass, westslope cutthroat trout, yellow perch)

Kelly Island – River left, mile 209

Day use only; concrete boat ramp and latrine (at Spurgin Road Access); access for trailers. There are three access points to Kelly Island. Discharge of weapons restricted as posted on-site.

Directions: (1) Spurgin Road Access – Interstate 90 and Reserve Street (Exit 101) in Missoula south on Reserve Street to Spurgin Road, turn right on Spurgin Road, right on Clements Road, left on Spurgin Road to site. (2) Mullan Road Access – Reserve Street to Mullan Road, west on Mullan Road 3.5 miles to Cote Lane, follow signs. (3) Seventh Street Access – Reserve Street to Spurgin Road, right on Clements Road, left on Spurgin Road, right on Humble Ave.

Kona Bridge – River left, mile 205

Day use only; concrete boat launch; latrine. Hunting and/or discharge of weapons prohibited.

Directions: 4.9 miles west of Missoula on Mullan Road to Kona Ranch Road, west 0.9 mile to site.

Deep Creek – River left, mile 200

Day use only; gravel bar boat launch. Hunting and/or discharge of weapons prohibited.

Directions: 4.9 miles west of Missoula on Mullan Road, turn onto Kona Ranch Road and follow signs for about 6 miles.

Harper’s Bridge – River right, mile 200

Day use only; proposed improvements for this undeveloped site include a gravel boat ramp. Hunting and/or discharge of weapons prohibited.

Directions: 8.1 miles west of Missoula on Mullan Road to Harper’s Bridge Road, 1.5 miles to site.

Erskine – River right, mile 190

Day use only; no boat launch (0.5 mile walk to river). Discharge of weapons restricted as posted on-site.

Directions: In Frenchtown, turn south onto Ducharme Street, then west on Mullan Road for 2.2 miles to FAS sign, then south 0.7 miles.

Petty Creek – River left, mile 178

Day use only; concrete boat ramp; latrine. Hunting and/or discharge of weapons prohibited.

Directions: 24 miles west of Missoula on Interstate 90 to Exit 77, then 0.25 mile south.


 

Flathead River

(Bull trout, lake trout, lake whitefish, mountain whitefish, northern pike, rainbow trout, westslope cutthroat trout)

Kookoosint – River left, mile 4

Day use only; gravel boat ramp; latrine. Gravel parking area for approximately eight vehicles with trailers. Hunting and/or discharge of weapons prohibited.

Directions: Approximately 5 miles east of Paradise on Highway 200. (R1)

West Fork Fish Creek (Rainbow trout, westslope cutthroat trout, bull trout)

Forks – River right, mile 0.2

Five campsites; no fee charged; no boat launch; latrine. Hunting and/or discharge of weapons prohibited.

Directions: Travel west of Missoula 35 miles on Interstate 90 to Exit 66, turn south, turn west on Fish Creek Road for about 10 miles.


 

Upper Clark Fork River and adjacent areas

(Brown trout, rainbow trout, westslope cutthroat trout, mountain whitefish, northern pike)

Beavertail Pond (Rainbow trout, westslope cutthroat trout, largemouth bass)

Day use only; gravel boat launch; latrine. Manually operated or electrically operated boat motors only. ADA accessible fishing platform. Hunting and/or discharge of weapons prohibited.

Directions: 26 miles east of Missoula on Interstate 90 to Exit 130 (Beavertail Hill), 0.25 mile north.

Kohrs Bend – River right, mile 304

Day use only; hand launch only. Hunting and/or discharge of weapons prohibited.

Directions: North of Deer Lodge off Interstate 90 at Beck Hill Exit 179 (Beck Hill), then west on gravel road.

Drummond – River left, mile 273

Day use only; concrete boat launch. Site maintained and managed by the city of Drummond; latrine available at fairgrounds.

Hunting and/or discharge of weapons prohibited.

Directions: From Interstate 90 and Highway 1 junction, take Highway 1 for 0.8 mile toward Philipsburg and turn left at the FAS sign (mile marker 63), go 0.5 mile turn into entrance of Drummond City Park.

Bearmouth – River right, mile 254

Day use only; no boat launch. No latrine. Discharge of weapons restricted as posted on-site.

Directions: 33 miles east of Missoula on Interstate 90 to

Exit 138 (Bearmouth Exit), then north for 0.1 miles.

Schwartz Creek – River right, mile 236

Day use only; gravel bar boat launch; latrine. Hunting and/or discharge of weapons prohibited.

Directions: 15 miles east of Missoula to Exit 120 (Clinton), turn south, east on Frontage Road for 1.7 miles to Schwartz Creek Road, 0.5 miles to site.

Turah – River left, mile 228

Day use only; gravel bar boat launch; latrine. Hunting and/or discharge of weapons prohibited. Floating allowed between Turah and Sha-Ron FAS but banks closed 2 miles above Blackfoot confluence.

Directions: 8 miles east of Missoula on Interstate 90 to Exit 113 (Turah), south then east for 2 miles.

Sha-Ron – River right, mile 219

Day use only; gravel bar boat launch. No latrine. Hunting and/or discharge of weapons prohibited.

Directions: 2 miles east of Missoula on Interstate 90 to Exit 107 (East Missoula), northeast (left) on Old Highway 10 (main road through East Missoula) for 1 mile, right on Speedway Avenue, then an immediate left into site.

Georgetown Lake

(Brook Trout, Rainbow Trout, Kokanee Salmon)

Stuart Mill Bay

15 campsites – fee charged; gravel shallow water boat launches for small craft; three latrines. Discharge of weapons restricted as posted on-site.

Directions: 13 miles west of Anaconda on Highway 1, turn onto Denton’s Point Road and travel southwest about 1.5 mile.

Little Blackfoot River

(Brown Trout, Brook Trout, Westslope Cutthroat Trout, Mountain Whitefish) – River left, mile 10

Day use only; hand launch only; latrine. Hunting and/or discharge of weapons prohibited.

Directions: From Garrison (junction of Interstate 90 and U.S. Highway 12) travel east on U.S. Highway 12 for about 12.5 miles.

Rock Creek

(Brook Trout, Brown Trout, Bull Trout, Mountain Whitefish, Rainbow Trout, Westslope Cutthroat Trout)

Gillies Bridge – River right, mile 43

Day use only; hand launch only. Hunting and/or discharge of weapons prohibited. Undeveloped.

Directions: 14 miles west of Philipsburg on County Road 348.

Tamarack Creek – River left, mile 6

Day use only; hand launch only. Undeveloped. Hunting and/or discharge of weapons prohibited.

Directions: 21 miles east of Missoula on Interstate 90 to

Exit 126 (Rock Creek), travel south for 4 miles.

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