Our Blue Ribbon Rivers are known for
some of the best fly fishing.
Southwest Montana has some of the highest quality, Blue Ribbon, natural trout streams in the US, including the Ruby River, the Big Hole River and the Beaverhead River.
But don't worry, if your preference is lake fishing, we have plenty of those too!
Our fishing guide takes you on a fishing trip
through our state parks…
With some of the best fishing lakes, rivers, and streams in the state. Check out Southwest Montana State Parks Fishing Guide for incredible fishing opportunities and locations!
SOUTHWEST MONTANA STATE PARKS FOR
A GREAT FISHING EXPERIENCE
Bannack State Park Get Directions to Park Bannack State Park is the location of Montana's first major gold discovery, founded in 1862 this histo…
Black Sandy State Park Get Directions to Park Black Sandy State Park is an extremely popular weekend boating, fishing, camping, and water skiing location. You can make reservations up to one day in advance of your arrival date. For same-day availability, try the park office 406-458-3221 to check if any sites are available for that night. Th…
Lewis & Clark Caverns State Park Get Directions to Park Located just east of Whitehall, MT, lies the Lewis and Clark Caverns. Discovered in 1892 by local hunters, these caverns went on to become Montana's first state park. As one of the largest known limestone cavern systems in the northwest, Montanans have been exploring the caves for …
Lost Creek State Park Get Directions to Park Lost Creek State Park is a public recreation area and campground located six miles north of Anaconda, Montana, featuring limestone cliffs and multi-colored roc…
Spring Meadow Lake State Park Get Directions to Park Located west of Helena is Spring Meadow Lake State Park, a day-use park, popular for swimming, sunbathing, fishing and birdwatching. Click Here To Access a Map!
General Park Fee Information
Montana residents in a vehicle with valid Montana license plates are allowed to enter State Parks for free. Camping, tour, special event and other fees still apply.
Nonresident visitors are required to pay day-use fees usually from $2 to $5. Nonresidents can also purchase annual Montana State Parks Passports for unlimited use. Passports are $25 for the first vehicle and $20 for additional vehicles. They can be purchased at any state park, regional Fish, Wildlife and Parks office or online at Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks