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Address: Helena, MT
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What a beauty.

This has to be the prettiest lake this side of the Rockies. Great fishing and camping and the views are spectacular. There are two campgrounds that are usually pretty busy. Lewis... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 8, 2015
Shelly S
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Wolf Creek, Montana
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Wolf Creek, Montana
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50 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015 via mobile

This has to be the prettiest lake this side of the Rockies. Great fishing and camping and the views are spectacular. There are two campgrounds that are usually pretty busy. Lewis and Clark traveled through here July 19, 1805.

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1 Thank Shelly S
Montana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

This is a great place to come camping and fishing. The price is good there is not power or dumping but the view is awesome.Campers are not too close to each other and you get to pick your spot. The bathrooms are ok could be cleaner but Ive seen worse. I would highly recommend people camp just for the views.

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Thank J C
Saint Louis, Missouri
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70 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015 via mobile

Take the north road into Halter if going to the lake and the south road if just wanting to see the Missouri. Such a beautiful lake and setting. If you need restaurants or the ability to get into towns quickly it might not be for you. However a big clear lake at the foot of mountains wonderful.

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Thank John S
Highwood
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18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 via mobile

This is one of Montanas gems...the scenery is gorgeous, air is clean and wildlife always strike a pose😋😋😋😋 Bring your sun screen, camera and fishing pole!

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Thank Roodmom
Hayward, Wisconsin
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

We love the campground. It's well run and well maintained. We use the tent sites. The only thing I don't like is that we have to move our tent after 3 days so the grass doesn't die. We also have to leave for one night after 7 days, but then we can come back again for 7 days. There is... More 

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Thank Michaele L
Desenzano Del Garda, Italy
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26 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015 via mobile

We visited Holter a few years ago and caught our limit of walleye! In between, we hooked several perch and a couple rainbows. When the fishing slowed down, we rode the boat through the gates. Positively stunning views of the mountains over the lake. On the banks of the lake we were able to see bighorn sheep and mule deer.... More 

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Helena, Montana
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

This is a very popular boat ride that explores the Gates of the Mountains like Lewis and Clark saw it. Very picturesque narrow canyon with high rock walls on both sides. There are two comfortable excursion boats that leave on the hour or so.

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Thank Tom W
Great Falls, Montana
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

this is a very cool popular lake to summer on, overnight or day trip. you can fish from shore or boat it.

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Thank kathy45198
Bossier City, Louisiana, United States
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105 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Scenic, beautiful place, we had a picnic lunch, played at the beach, so pleasant. Clean everywhere, there was even a place where people could clean their fish. Wonderful place.

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New York City, New York
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86 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

We rented a boat at the Boat Loft at the bottom of the lake and spent a day fishing , caught half a dozen nice rainbows ,a walleye and a lot of perch. Very reasonable prices and good service, they do not sell fishing licenses at marina so get them before in Helena.

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