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Coal Banks Landing Recreation Site

Mailing Address
Bureau of Land Management
PO Box 1389
Fort Benton, MT 59442
All Year
  • Boat Launch
  • Campground Host
  • Campsite
  • Established Fire Pits
  • Parking
  • Pets Allowed
  • Picnic Tables
  • Toilets
  • Trail
  • Trash Removal
  • Water
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Camping
  • Canoeing
  • Fishing
  • Group Camping
  • Hiking
  • Picnicking
  • Rafting
  • River Fishing
  • RV Camping
  • Tent Camping
Special direction map

Special Directions

To reach Coal Banks Landing Recreation Area, exit US Highway 87 northeast of Fort Benton, Montana or southwest of Big Sandy. From Fort Benton go northeast on US Highway 87 approximately 32 miles, turn right onto Gardiner Road, follow signs, proceed 8 miles on gravel road to campground. From Big Sandy drive southwest on US Highway 87 for 6 miles, turn left onto Virgelle Ferry road, drive about 6 miles to campground.