CAVE POINT GROUP USE AREA, MT

Cave Point Group Use Shelter is located at the very north end of Canyon Ferry Reservoir, 30 miles east of Helena, Montana, along Highway 284. Cave Point offers year-round access to a wide range of recreational opportunities The Canyon Ferry area has a rich mining history. Cave ...
Status: Open through Wed Dec 31 2014   Season Dates

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Cave Point Group Use Area is a day use only shelter and closes at 10:00 p.m.
No overnight camping or use is allowed.
There is no electrical service at this shelter.
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CAVE POINT GROUP USE AREA GROUP SHELTER NONELECTRIC 50 Accessible
Electric Hookup - no Full Hookup - no
Pets Allowed Near Water
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Overview

Overview

Cave Point Group Use Shelter is located at the very north end of Canyon Ferry Reservoir, 30 miles east of Helena, Montana, along Highway 284. Cave Point offers year-round access to a wide range of recreational opportunities The Canyon Ferry area has a rich mining history. Cave Point is named for one of the first settlements in the area, Cavetown. Visitors to the shelter can envision the original horse drawn ferry crossing that transported miners across the mighty Missouri River to work the mining camps.

Natural Features:

Cave Point Group Use Shelter sits at the north end of Canyon Ferry Reservoir between the Big Belt and Elkhorn Mountain ranges.

Recreation:

Canyon Ferry Reservoir offers a wide range of year-round recreational opportunities. Water related activities include everything from swimming and fishing to sailing and motor-boating. Canoeists and kayakers explore the many quiet backwater bays. Jet skiers, windsurfers and water skiers skim the summer waves, while winter draws ice fishermen, ice boaters and skaters.

Facilities:

Cave Point Group Use Shelter is a small 30' X 36' shelter with six picnic tables and an accessible vault toilet and can accommodate up to 50 people. Access is shared with a road through Kim's Marina.

Booking Window
Wed Sep 03 2014 - Wed Sep 02 2015

Reservations must be made 1 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 12 Month(s) in advance.

Season Dates

Season Schedule

Park Season Start End
Peak Fri May 09 2014 Sun Sep 07 2014
Walk In Mon Sep 08 2014 Wed Dec 31 2014
Services and Amenities
Within Facility
  • Accessible Grills
  • Accessible Parking
  • Accessible Picnic Areas
  • Accessible Picnic Shelters
  • Accessible Pit Toilets
  • Accessible Scenic Overlook
  • Accessible Vault Toilets
  • Bay Access
  • Beach
  • Beach Access
  • Birding
  • Boating
  • Campfire Rings
  • Canoeing
  • Day Use Area
  • Fishing
  • Grills
  • Group Camping
  • Group Site (Reservable)
  • Ice Fishing
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Lake Access
  • Parking Area
  • Pets Allowed
  • Picnic Shelters
  • Recycling
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Tubing
  • Vault Toilets
  • Water
  • Water Access
  • Water Activities
  • Water Skiing
  • Wildlife Viewing
Within 10 Miles
  • Accessible Boat Ramp
  • Accessible Campsites
  • Accessible Drinking Water
  • Accessible Flush Toilets
  • Accessible Showers
  • Bait Shop
  • Boat Dock
  • Boat Ramp
  • Boat Rentals
  • Boat Slips
  • Boat Storage
  • Boat Trailer Parking
  • Camping Supplies
  • Concessions (Seasonal)
  • Drinking Water
  • Drinking Water (Peak Season)
  • Dump Station
  • Firewood
  • Firewood Vendor
  • Fishing Licenses
  • Flush Toilets (Seasonal)
  • Fuel Available
  • General Store
  • Gift Shop
  • Grocery Store
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Marina
  • Paddle Boating
  • Pontoon Rental
  • Propane
  • RV Parking
  • RV Storage
  • RV sites
  • RV supplies
  • Restaurant
  • Showers (Seasonal)
  • Visitor Center
Fees and Cancellation Policies

Fees and Cancellation

Fee Information
Payment in full will be charged to your credit card upon completion of the reservation. A $9.00 non-refundable on line reservation fee may be charged for some facilities.

Payment Methods Accepted On-line:
Visa Mastercard Amex Discover UnionPay JCB

Changes and Cancellations
A $10.00 service fee will apply if you change or cancel your reservation. Late cancellations are subject to additional fees. For full details see NRRS Reservation Policy


Facility Rates*
Park Season Site Type Nightly/Daily Rates
Peak Season
May 09 2014 -
Sep 07 2014
GROUP SHELTER NONELECTRIC $35.00
Walk In Season
Sep 08 2014 -
Dec 31 2014
GROUP SHELTER NONELECTRIC $35.00

*Displayed rates do not reflect discounts, attribute fees (electrical hook-ups / water hook-ups), taxes or incremental charges
**Weekly rates may not be available for all sites
Getting There
GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
46.64743, -111.70222
46°38'51"N, 111°42'8"W

If heading north along MT highway 12/287 from Townsend, MT, turn right onto Spokane Creek Rd. Follow Spokane Creek Rd for 4.6 miles and turn right onto Co Rd 430/Canyon Ferry Rd and continue 16 miles to Kim's Marina. Turn right into Kim's Marina and continue straight to Cave Point. If heading east along Co Rd 430/Canyon Ferry Rd from Helena, MT, continue for 16 miles to Kim's Marina. Turn right into Kim's Marina and continue straight to Cave Point.
Contact Information

Mailing Address:

CAVE POINT GROUP USE AREA
7700 Canyon Ferry Road
Helena  MT  59601

Phone Number:

Project Office: (406) 475-3921