Canyon Ferry Reservoir

Welcome to the homepage for Canyon Ferry Reservoir. This site provides links and information related to Canyon Ferry, and is managed by the GP Region's Montana Area Office. Contact Information:

Canyon Ferry Field Office
7700 Canyon Ferry Road
Helena, MT 59602
(406) 475-3921

Canyon Ferry Reservoir
Canyon Ferry Reservoir


Canyon Ferry Reservoir offers excellent fishing opportunities for rainbow trout, perch, ling, and walleye, with 33,500 surface acres of water and 96 shoreline miles. Concrete boat ramps, campgrounds, day-use areas, shelters, swimming, and three marinas are also available. View available recreation information.

Canyon Ferry Reservoir is located approximately 20 miles east of Helena. Take Highway 12 south for 10 miles, turn east on Highway 287, and then it is approximately 8 miles to the dam (see detailed area map below).

Last Updated: 6/29/16