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Holter Lake

Helena, MT
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Ranked #11 of 19 Attractions in Helena
Type: Bodies of Water
Most recent review
- Aug 26, 2014
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Bossier City, Louisiana, United States
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64 reviews 64 reviews
20 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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31 reviews 31 reviews
7 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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17 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 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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53 reviews 53 reviews
18 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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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140 reviews 140 reviews
25 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 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
13 reviews 13 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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218 reviews 218 reviews
92 attraction reviews
105 helpful votes 105 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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Saskatchewan, Canada
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95 reviews 95 reviews
18 attraction reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

This lake located in the mountain between Great Falls and Helena is a great place to camp and boat. It is located about 7 miles off the highway from Wolf Creek up a winding road. The lake is crystal clear and is full of fish. The campground is basic with no showers but has basic running water and pit toilets.... More

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Seaside, Oregon
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2013

We had a great camp spot near the lake. It was wonderful but unless you have a boat, there are better places to camp in the central Montana area. Still, it was a great weekend with hiking options. Seeing "Gates of the Mountains" was our favorite experience that weekend.... Amazing to think Lewis and Clark was in the exact same... More

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Great Falls, Montana
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2012

I frequent here many times a year! Awesome place to fish, camp with the family. They also have been pouring a lot of money into the camp sites & RV lots. New bathrooms, fish cleaning stations...even got a vending machine for bait! Love this area.

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