Nelson Reservoir Facilities

boatramp available public facilities campground

Managed by the Bureau of Reclamation, P.O. Box 220, Chester, MT 59522; (406) 759-5077. Located near Saco, on Hwy. 2. This reservoir, with 4,320 surface acres and 30 miles of shoreline, offers good fishing for walleye, perch, and northern pike. Concrete boat ramp, campground, and picnic shelters.

Nelson Reservoir
Milk River
Managing Entity Bureau of Reclamation
P O Box 220
Chester MT 59522
Land Area (acres) Total 7702
  Developed Public Use 10
  Undeveloped 7657
Water Surface (acres) Total 4320
  Available for Recreation 4320
Shoreline (miles) Total 30
  Available for Recreation 30
Fees Area Entrance no
  Campgrounds no
  Picnic Areas no
  Boat Launch Facilities no
  Parking no
  Other none
Facilities (number) Campgrounds 1
  Campsites 9
  Tent Only Campsites 0
  RV Hookups 0
  Mobile Home Parks 0
  Mobile Home Sites 0
  Camp Shower Facilities no
  Picnic Areas 3
  Picnic Tables 16
  Picnic Shelters 2
  Swimming Beaches 0
  Swim Shower Facilities no
  Boat Launch Ramps 1
  Boat Launch Lanes 1
  Mooring Buoys 0
  Slip Mooring Spaces 0
  Concessions 0
Potable Water Campgrounds 0
  Picnic Areas 1
  Other Locations 0
Toilets Campgrounds 2
  Picnic Areas 2
  Other Locations 0
Sanitary Stations Trailer / RV 0
  Boat 0

For more information visit the Montana Recreation page.

Last Updated: 9/29/17