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Flathead Lake In Montana

Flathead Lake, Montana

Boating, camping and fishing.

Enormous Flathead Lake, in northwest Montana, spreads over 128,000 acres for boating, water skiing, fishing and other water-related activities. Several marinas and numerous campgrounds serve the boating and camping visitors, both on and off the water. Choose from a half-dozen boat ramps for launching all types of water-sport, pleasure, pontoon and fishing boats. Well known for big lake trout and pike, as well as plentiful yellow perch and whitefish, this virtual fish factory has over 185 miles of shoreline which are surrounded by scenic mountain settings. Fishing guides and charters offer a variety of fishing options in search of the various fish residing here. The Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks Department provides over a dozen public access areas around the lake. Fishing enthusiasts pursue bass, trout, sunfish, perch and pike year round, including ice fishing in the winter - once there is safe ice. During the warmer season, shoreline fishing available at public access areas.

Area Amenities

Marina: YES
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
Campgrounds: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Lodging: YES
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
Restaurant: YES


Wayfarers Campground - 406 837-3041

Outback Montana RV Park & Campground - 406 837-6973

Finley Point Campground - 406 887-2715

Polson Motorcoach & RV Resort - 406 883-2333

Rollins Restaurant & RV Park - 406 844-0572

Polson-Flathead Lake KOA Holiday Campground - 406 883-2151

Flathead Lake State Park Campground - 406 752-5501

Flathead Lake Map


Fish species found in Flathead Lake include largemouth bass, rainbow trout, cutthroat trout, brook trout, lake trout, pumpkinseed sunfish, yellow perch and northern pike.

Largemouth bass Rainbow trout Cutthroat trout Brook trout Lake trout Pumpkinseed Sunfish Yellow Perch Northern pike

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Local Contact Information

Flathead Lake State Park
23861 MT-35
Bigfork, MT 59911
406 751-4598

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