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Holter Lake Recreation Area


  • Southwest Montana
  • B.l.m. Campground
This four-site camping and day-use complex is located along lower Holter Lake and the Missouri River about 40 miles north of Helena and 40 miles west of Great Falls. Located in a beautiful mountain setting, the area offers a variety of recreation opportunities. Fishing for rainbow trout, kokanee salmon, walleye, and perch is popular. Lewis and Clark traveled through this area 200 years ago.

Facilities/Services include: Overnight camping area, swimming beach, boat ramps, boat docks, parking areas, fish cleaning stations, drinking water, accessible toilets. Reservations are available for group camping at Log Gulch and for day-use picnic shelter functions at both Holter Lake and Log Gulch. Site managers and campground hosts are available.

Season/Hours: Fees normally charged from mid-May through mid-October. Camping limit is 7 days from Memorial Day through Labor Day weekends.

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Alternate Phone
Mailing Address
Bureau of Land Management
106 North Parkmont
Butte, MT 59701
All Year
Payment Methods
Canadian Currency, Personal Check (In State), Personal Check (Out Of State)
Special direction map

Special Directions

Take Exit 226 ( Wolf Creek) or Exit 234 (Craig) from I-15. Follow the signs for approximately 5 miles to the Holter Lake complex.