We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! You come to us for reviews — now you can book your hotel right here on TripAdvisor.
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: Helena, MT

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 29 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 21
    Excellent
  • 6
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Beautiful but Busy

Yes, it is beautiful, The Lake is clear, scenery, well, breathtaking, especially at dawn and dusk. This place has most everything, except showers. I would have rated this a 5... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 27, 2016
SAVon64
,
Great Falls, Montana
Add Photo Write a Review

29 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
Showing 29: English reviews
Great Falls, Montana
Level Contributor
40 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

Yes, it is beautiful, The Lake is clear, scenery, well, breathtaking, especially at dawn and dusk. This place has most everything, except showers. I would have rated this a 5 star, but when you have a lot of people vying for space, they can become rude and intolerable, close proximity, you can hear a lot, children crying, talking( although they... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank SAVon64
Tacoma, Washington
Level Contributor
25 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

We love this Lake. It's scenery is absolutely gorgeous. There are not too many places to stop and Beach but when you find them it's definitely a gem. You must go through the gates of the mountain when you visit.

Helpful?
Thank Maryann G
Beverly Hills, Michigan
Level Contributor
65 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

Mountains, Lakes, Big Sky, Huge Sun! What more can a person ask for? This is a must top by and if the weather permits, bring a picnic and settle in for the afternoon. Lovely.

Helpful?
Thank MiPAS48025
Helena, Montana
Level Contributor
6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

Nice place to set out for the day and check out the scenery along the Missouri River and the lake. Wildlife is abundant and is a nice place to take your camera and capture the beauty of Montana.

Helpful?
Thank Cindy H
Wolf Creek, Montana
Level Contributor
51 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.

Helpful?
1 Thank Shelly S
Montana
1 review
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.

Helpful?
Thank J C
Saint Louis, Missouri
Level Contributor
71 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 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.

Helpful?
Thank John S
Highwood
Level Contributor
26 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 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!

Helpful?
Thank Roodmom
Hayward, Wisconsin
Level Contributor
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 

Helpful?
Thank Michaele L
Great Falls, Montana
Level Contributor
26 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 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 

Helpful?
Thank miertsch

Travelers who viewed Holter Lake also viewed

 

Been to Holter Lake? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Holter Lake and other visitors
3 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (3)

Questions? Get answers from Holter Lake staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?