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Canyon Ferry Reservoir

Mailing Address
Bureau of Reclamation, Canyon Ferry Reservoir
7700 Canyon Ferry Road
Helena, MT 59602
  • Boat Launch
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • Parking
  • Public Restroom
  • Boating
  • Hiking
  • Lewis And Clark
  • Nature
  • Photography
  • Picnicking
  • RV Camping
  • Sightseeing
  • Swimming
  • Tent Camping
  • Wildlife Viewing
Special direction map

Special Directions

Canyon Ferry Reservoir is located approximately 20 miles east of Helena. The dam and visitor center is located at the north end of the lake. From Helena, take Highway 12/287 past East Helena and to the blinking light at the intersection of Highways 12/287 and 284. Turn onto Highway 284. The dam is located approximately 8 miles from this intersection on Highway 284. After crossing the dam, continue approximately one mile to reach the visitor center.