MTAO Concession Management Information


(Above) Sailboats moored at one of Canyon Ferry's Marinas.

This page provides links to information about concessions management at the Montana Area Office reservoirs of Canyon Ferry and Tiber Dam (Lake Elwell).

More information about Canyon Ferry is also available from the Canyon Ferry Homepage, or from the Montana Area Office Homepage.

Concessions Information

General Concessions Management Information:

Bureau of Reclamation Recreation Resource Policies and Directives and Standards

The Bureau of Reclamation Manual (Reclamation Manual) describes the mandatory actions that outline the basic strategies for managing Reclamation-wide programs. The Reclamation Manual consists of both policy statements and directives and standards. The following references refer only to the Reclamation-wide recreation program. Refer to the Reclamation Manual mentioned above for additional policy statements and directives and standards that apply to other Reclamation programs.

Policy Statements

Policy statements establish the overall goals, objectives, and guiding principles for a specific Reclamation-wide program that reflects the leadership direction of Reclamation’s top management.

Concessions Management Policy ( LND PO2) sets forth the policy for planning, developing, managing, and operating concessions at Reclamation projects.

Recreation Management Policy ( LND PO4) defines Reclamation's overall responsibilities and establishes the basic principles for planning, developing, managing, and protecting public recreation resources on Reclamation lands and waters.

Visitor Center Policy (LND P13) establishes Reclamation policy for planning, developing, interpreting, managing, and operating visitor centers at Reclamation projects.

For more information, please visit the Reclamation Recreation Resource Policies and Directives and Standards page.


Canyon Ferry

Kim's Marina

Goose Bay Marina

Yacht Basin


Lake Elwell

Last Updated: 11/7/16