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Address: Helena, MT

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Beautiful Lake with Great Fishing

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 21, 2015
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Desenzano Del Garda, Italy
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Desenzano Del Garda, Italy
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 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 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 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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Great Falls, Montana
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 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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Bossier City, Louisiana, United States
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81 reviews 81 reviews
21 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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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58 reviews 58 reviews
8 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 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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Medford, Oregon
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127 reviews 127 reviews
21 attraction reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Camped here while visiting the Gates of the Mountains and it was quite nice. I was in a tent even though most everybody was in an RV. Lovely lake very popular for fishing, nice swim areas and good hiking as well.

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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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55 reviews 55 reviews
18 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Discovered this by accident. What a joy! The boat ride provides for stunning vistas and the captain is a great naturalist providing important information about the area and of course the association with Lewis & Clark. We were even treated to two deer bathing in the lake.

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Monroe, Oregon
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216 reviews 216 reviews
37 attraction reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

Holter Lake was much more interesting than I expected. I went out on a small, private boat and on the big tour ship. The canyon is magnificent and the lake is unique and beautiful. I will definitely be back to camp in some of the riverside camp grounds.

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Great Falls, Montana
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

Holter is one of those places that the locals love. From camping to boating, hiking, fishing and Kayaking. There is something here to serve the needs of everyone. It's the kind of place you can choose to park your RV or go a bit further and rough it near a creek. I was first introduced to the area as a... More 

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Wrea Green, United Kingdom
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273 reviews 273 reviews
125 attraction reviews
137 helpful votes 137 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

I have done all the major west National parks on the same road trip as dropping on Holter Lake. I thought none were as startling . It had the compactness , tranquility, beauty , people but only a few . A total suprise . If ever go back t USA this will be on the agenda for a longer stay... More 

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