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Black Sandy State Park


  • Southwest Montana
  • State Park
One of the few public parks on the shores of Hauser Reservoir, Black Sandy is an extremely popular weekend boating, fishing, and water skiing take-off point. This site is 43 acres and has an elevation of 3,835 feet. Pets are required to be on a leash., Longest trailer length is 35 ft. Boating, fishing, swimming, camping (no hookups), picnicking, bicycling, and biking are available. There are 29 sites (4 additional sites are for tents) that offer both flush and vault toilets, boat trailer parking, maps, RV dump station, grills/fire rings, picnic tables, trash cans, drinking water, and interpretive displays. Groceries, laundry, showers, public telephone, are available adjacent to the park. There are 3 public golf courses and 8 museums located nearby in Helena. Maximum stay of 14 days allowed. Fees are charged for non-resident day use and camping.

General park questions: 406-495-3260
Toll free number for camping reservations only: 855-922-6768
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Mailing Address
Montana State Parks
PO Box 200701
Helena, MT 59601
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Black Sandy State Park is located 7 miles north of Helena on I-15, then 4 miles east on Secondary 453, then 3 miles north on Hauser Dam Road.