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Lake Murphy Lake
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Overview Service & Activities
About This small lake is in a heavily forested area with adjacent marshland. Interpretive signs at the picnic area describe the common loons that nest here and their habitat. Nesting loons are very sensitive, and signed buoys mark areas closed to the public. Visitors may hike the moderate 1-mile trail to an observation deck. Birders may see common loons, horned grebes, waterfowl, bald eagles, and osprey. Beavers can also be seen. Much of the land north of Murphy Lake is key winter range for white-tailed and mule deer.
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MAILING ADDRESS 949 US Highway 93 North
Eureka, MT 59917
CONTACT 406-296-2536
FAX 406-296-7188
Details
SPECIAL DIRECTIONS From Eureka, follow US Highway 93 for 14 miles southeast, then take Forest Road 7008 at the northwest corner of Murphy Lake. Follow this road to the picnic area, loon information signs, and trailhead.
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ACTIVITIES Picnicking

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