Canyon Ferry Reservoir Facilities

boat ramps available campground Bait and Tackle Picnic tables public facilities swimming

Managed by the Bureau of Reclamation, Montana Area Office, Canyon Ferry Field Office, 7661 Canyon Ferry Road, Helena, MT 59602, (406) 475-3921. Located near Helena. This reservoir, with 33,500 surface acres and 96 shoreline miles, offers excellent fishing opportunities for rainbow trout, perch, ling, and walleye. Concrete boat ramps, campgrounds, day-use areas, group use shelters, swimming, and three marinas are also available. Click here for additional specific recreation facilities.

  Canyon Ferry Reservoir  
Land Area (acres) Total 9,360
  Developed Public Use 1,000
  Undeveloped 8,360
Water Surface (acres) Total 33,500
  Available for Recreation 33,500
Shoreline (miles) Total 96
  Available for Recreation 96
Fees Area Entrance no
  Campgrounds yes
  Picnic Areas no
  Boat Launch Facilities no
  Parking no
  Other/group Use Areas yes
Facilities (number) Campgrounds 11
  Campsites 233
  Tent Only Campsites 10
  RV Hookups 0
  Mobile Home Parks 2
  Mobile Home Sites 160
  Camp Shower Facilities no
  Picnic Areas 6
  Picnic Tables 239
  Picnic Shelters 6
  Swimming Beaches 9
  Swim Shower Facilities no
  Boat Launch Ramps 11
  Boat Launch Lanes 16
  Mooring Buoys 0
  Slip Mooring Spaces 522
  Concessions 3
Potable Water Campgrounds 7
  Picnic Areas 2
  Other Locations 3
Toilets Campgrounds 54
  Picnic Areas 10
  Other Locations 4
Sanitary Stations trailer/RV 0
  Boat 0

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