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Lake Elmo State Park

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Address: 2300 Lake Elmo Dr, Billings, MT 59105-3970
Phone Number: 406-247-2940
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8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Little swimming hole !

A closely little lake to chill, canoe, kayak or paddleboard. Not a huge place, but close to downtown area of Billings.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Los Angeles, California
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Gillette, Wyoming
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful lake and a great place to walk around very relaxing. Had a kayaking demo day that Sheels store sponsored in May 2016 tried out some kayak was fun. Love the area great place for picnicking too. This is great place to stop by.

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A closely little lake to chill, canoe, kayak or paddleboard. Not a huge place, but close to downtown area of Billings.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great place to spend a nice summer afternoon. Clean. Would have got a five but it's kind of hard to find the beach without doing some backtracking ... still well worth a visit. (o lifegaurd on duty)

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Thank Douglas J
Billings, Montana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

easy access, fishing, swimming with a beach and bath house, picnic areas, a volley ball pit, a playground for little ones, paved parking, a hiking trail, all at the edge of town and yet some people complain. If you can't find something to enjoy here if no more than the scenery you should probably stay home.

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Thank Richard S
Las Vegas, Nevada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice lake with a beach. Good for kids and kayaking. Very mellow. Saw some people fishing. I saw a fish jump out of the lake. Lots of bees all around though by the trashcans. My 3 year old and I walked to a pier and when he was looking at a sign, he got stung. There's a nice playground for... More 

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Thank Amy A
Billings, Montana
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11 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great walk around lake, good swimming or family reunions or a picnic offers good opportunity to relax.

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warwick, new york
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

Great little place to swim, float or walk your dog or let him run in the fenced dog area. It is especially nice if you don't have time to travel to more popular spots.

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Thank joe s
Billings, Montana
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

Free to Montana residents. Playground for kids, trail system, non-motorized boating allowed, swimming (us tri geeks use it for open water swimming)...

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Thank Sean P
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

Great for a quick loop hike around the lake in the mornings or evenings. Path well maintained. Beautiful views. Others were swimming, paddle boarding, wind surfing, and picnicking. Fun family spot.

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Deer Lodge, Montana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

I never even knew this park existed. what a great place to take your family or by yourself. the perfect size lake.

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Thank trainer2016

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