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Hauser Lake

Helena, MT
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Ranked #16 of 20 Attractions in Helena
Type: Bodies of Water, Outdoors
Activities: Fishing
Owner description: Catch large salmon while ice fishing on this lake.
Attraction details
Type: Bodies of Water, Outdoors
Activities: Fishing
Hours:
Wed - Fri 3:00 pm - 12:00 am
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Owner description: Catch large salmon while ice fishing on this lake.
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Helena
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Hauser Lake is one of three local lakes. You can sit on one of the several small 'beaches', motor boat, ski, or try your hand at jet skiing. There are several places to launch your boat, and camp grounds to put your trailer. The best time to enjoy the water is the evenings, when the daytime boaters have left.

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Havre, Montana
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Hauser Lake is just minutes from Helena, MT and provides beautiful scenery, a great campground, and quaint walking trails. Although Hauser offers several campgrounds, Devil's Elbow provides the biggest spots, the facilities (benches, outhouses, picnic tables, trails) are super clean and the trails are short, but scenic. I did not give an excellent rating since I am scoring the lake... More 

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Newton Kansas
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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

We really enjoyed the boat tour at the Gateway of the mountains. The guide pointed out some very scenic features, and knew a lot about the Missouri River. The best part of the boat trip was when a group of about six pretty young females zipped by us on a smaller boat and mooned the people on the boat. I... More 

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Polson, Montana
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

Take time to enjoy the Gate To the Mountains Boat Tour. Beautiful scenery, lots of information about area geology, history (Lewis and Clark Expedition route) of the area. Eagles and other wild life can be seen. It was interesting, relaxing and fun entertainment.

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Atlanta, GA
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143 reviews 143 reviews
19 attraction reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2012

We enjoyed Hauser Lake so much that we went back the second night. The water is crystal clear and gorgeous. It's the perfect spot to relax, fish, swim, boat, jog or hike - all within the city limits!

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Arlington, Virginia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2012

Loved this place but was told that the place is packed during summer season. Great in late May on a warm 70ish degree day. Also, if you are into bats, there is a bat roost somewhere on, in or near the old stone building on the opposite side of the dam. Walk there at dusk and check it out.

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Helena, Montana, United States
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2012

This is the second of the three impoundment's of the Missouri River.

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Helena, Montana
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2012

This place has many well kept up camp sites available. The serenity of the lake is wonderful and not usually over crowded. I here fishing is quite good there. Enjoy!

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Helena, Montana
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2012

Hauser is a skip and a hop from Helena and offers a lot of water activities.

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