Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area

boat ramps available public facilities campground

Managed by the National Park Service, Ft. Smith, MT 59035; (406) 666-2412. Located near Fort Smith. This recreation area, with 12,700 surface acres and 191 shoreline miles, offers good fishing opportunity for walleye, brown trout, and ling. Spectacular scenery in Bighorn Canyon. Concrete boat ramp, boat-in campground, and marina.

Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area
Pick-Sloan MBP
Cooperator (managing entity) National Park Service  
  FT Smith MT 59035  
Land Area (acres) Total  107458
  Developed Public Use 791
  Undeveloped 106667
Water Surface (acres) Total 12700
  Available for Recreation 12700
Shoreline (miles) Total 191
  Available for Recreation 191
Fees Area Entrance no
  Campgrounds yes
  Picnic Areas no
  Boat Launch Facilities no
  Parking no
  Other yes
Facilities (number) Campgrounds 4
  Campsites 200
  Tent Only Campsites 2
  RV Hookups 0
  Mobile Home Parks 0
  Mobile Home Sites 0
  Camp Shower Facilities no
  Picnic Areas 1
  Picnic Tables 20
  Picnic Shelters 0
  Swimming Beaches 1
  Swim Shower Facilities no
  Boat Launch Ramps 4
  Boat Launch Lanes 8
  Mooring Buoys 0
  Slip Mooring Spaces 20
  Concessions 2
Potable Water Campgrounds 11
  Picnic Areas 2
  Other Locations 6
Toilets Campgrounds 15
  Picnic Areas 1
  Other Locations 11
Sanitary Stations Trailer/RV 2
  Boat 0

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