Joliet is on Rock Creek. It was the shipping point for the rich produce area around it, as grains and garden products flourished in this irrigated valley. (from Cheney’s
Names on the Face of Montana
, Mountain Press Publishing Company) Located between
, it is also nearby
Cooney State Park
, an irrigation reservoir, is a popular recreation area serving south-central Montana offering boating, swimming, camping and fishing. Attractions include good walleye and rainbow trout fishing. Boating opportunities are abundant and 75 camping spots are available on this large 317.6-acre site at 4,307 feet in elevation.