Salmon Lake, MT

Nestled between the majestic Mission and Swan Mountain Ranges, Salmon Lake provides a beautiful and tranquil setting to enjoy boating, fishing, swimming and wildlife viewing. Immediately adjacent to Montana 83, this park is an access point to one of the beautiful lakes in the Clearwater...
Status: Open through Tue Sep 30 2014   Season Dates
Max reservation window: Tue Jun 16 2015   Later Dates

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ADA designated campsites may only be reserved and occupied by a party who can provide proof of disability upon arrival. Proof of eligibility for at least one member of your party will be required in the form of a DMV (or other states equivalent) issued person with disabilities placard or disabilities motor vehicle license plate. The eligible member of your party must be an occupant of the site for the entire reserved period. Failure to comply with these requirements will result in the cancellation of your reservation and forfeiture of your reservation fee. Additional cancellation fees will be applied.

Camping is allowed in designated areas only. All boats, trailers, rigs and motorized vehicles must fit entirely within the campsite parking-spur provided. Any equipment that does not fit entirely within the campsite parking-spur must be parked outside the campground in an area designated by the park manager. If no outside parking is available, a second campsite must be purchased.

Check-in time is 2:00pm for campsites (local time).

Check-out time is 1:00pm for campsites (local park time). Late checkouts may incur additional fees unless prior arrangements have been made with park staff.

The maximum capacity at each individually signed or numbered campsite is eight (8) people. This typically involves a single camping unit, which includes, but not limited to, a tent, motor home, camping bus, truck mounted camper shell, pull-type camper, or other device designed and commonly used for sleeping.

Campfires are allowed in designated areas only!

This is bear country and food storage and food waste rules apply. A locker is available for those traveling without a hard-sided vehicle to store food and other bear attractants. Bear resistant garbage dumpsters are located throughout the campground and must be used.

Pets must be kept on a leash. Please check with destination park staff for local restrictions.

Quiet hours are enforced from 10:00pm to 7:00am.

Fireworks are prohibited in all parks at all times. No Exceptions..

In case of an emergency when visiting Montana State Parks, please dial 911. You may also wish to notify park staff for additional assistance if necessary.

For non-emergency assistance please contact park staff.
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Upper Loop Campsite 8 29 Back-In
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Upper Loop Campsite Electric 8 30 Back-In
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Upper Loop Campsite Electric 8 45 Pull-Through
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Upper Loop Campsite Electric 8 42 Back-In
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Upper Loop Campsite Electric 8 42 Back-In
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Upper Loop Campsite Electric 8 41 Back-In
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Upper Loop Campsite Electric 8 46 Back-In
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Upper Loop Campsite 8 38 Back-In
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Footnotes: (applicable only where specifically marked above)
** Arrival dates earlier than the online-reservation-window may also be available at the campground.
*** Some sites may be available only from the campground on a first-come-first-served basis.
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Overview

Description

Nestled between the majestic Mission and Swan Mountain Ranges, Salmon Lake provides a beautiful and tranquil setting to enjoy boating, fishing, swimming and wildlife viewing. Immediately adjacent to Montana 83, this park is an access point to one of the beautiful lakes in the Clearwater River Chain-of-Lakes. Plan to fish, picnic, launch your boat, water-ski, read, review interpretive signs, or let your children get the wiggles out after a long drive in this woodland setting of western larch, ponderosa pine and Douglas-fir.

Up the road check out the Seeley Lake Center and Museum displays featuring natural resource, Forest Service and logging history. For the bird enthusiast Seeley Lakes spring Loon Festival provides unique bird watching sights, the fall Tamarack Festival, and if you are looking for winter fun check out the Winter Festival and Race to the Sky sled dog race, snowmobiling and cross-country skiing. For more information and special events contact Selley Lake Ranger Disctrict (406) 677-2233, Seeley Lake Chamber of Commerce Museum (406) 677-2880, or the Swan Ecosystem Center in Condon (406) 754-3137.

Booking Window
Thu Sep 18 2014 - Tue Jun 16 2015

Reservations must be made 2 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 9 Month(s) in advance.

Season Dates

Season Schedule

Park Season Start End
Peak Fri May 16 2014 Sun Sep 21 2014
Walk In Mon Sep 22 2014 Tue Sep 30 2014
Peak Fri May 15 2015 Sun Sep 20 2015
Services and Amenities
Within Facility
  • AMPITHEATER
  • Boat Ramp
  • Boating
  • CAMPGROUND HOST
  • Canoeing
  • Comfort Station
  • Fire Rings
  • Fishing
  • Parking
  • Photography
  • Picnicking
  • RESTROOMS
  • Retail, Firewood
  • Skiing - Water
  • Swimming - Lake
  • Toilet, Pit/Vault
  • Water Drinking
Within 10 Miles
  • Jet Skiing
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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 $10.00 non-refundable on line reservation fee will be charged for each reservation.

Payment Methods Accepted:
Visa Mastercard

Cancellation Policy

Campsite Cancellations received prior to scheduled check-in time will incur a $10 cancellation fee. Campsite Cancellations received after scheduled check-in time will incur a $10 cancellation fee plus the first night and usage fees for any additional expired nights of the reservation.

A reservation turns into "no-show" status at check in time on the day after the scheduled arrival date unless alternate arrangements have been made with the park or by calling 208-630-5049. All fees are forfeited when a reservation turns to "no-show" status.

Cancellations received for facilities including Cabins, Yurts and Tepees will incur a cancellation fee equal to the first nights use fee. Facility Cancellations (Cabins, Yurts, and Teepees) received after scheduled check-in time will incur a cancellation fee of the first nights use fee as well as the usage fees for any additional expired nights of the reservation

Group Campsites and Facilities: There is a $50 fee for cancelling your reservation 21 days or more in advance of your arrival date. Group and Facility cancellations made less than 21 days in advance will result in the forfeiture of the first night or facility use fee. Changes to your Group or Facility reservation will result in a $10 transaction fee. To change all the dates of your reservation you must cancel with fees and then re-book. The $25 Reservation Fee is Non-Refundable.


Facility Rates*
Park Season Site Type Nightly/Daily Rates
Peak Season
May 16 2014 -
Sep 21 2014
Shelters $75.00
Campsite Electric $20.00-$28.00
Campsite $15.00-$23.00
Walk In Season
Sep 22 2014 -
Sep 30 2014
Shelters $75.00
Campsite Electric $12.00-$20.00
Campsite $12.00-$20.00
Peak Season
May 15 2015 -
Sep 20 2015
Shelters $75.00
Campsite Electric $20.00-$28.00
Campsite $15.00-$23.00

*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):
47.094, -113.399
47°5'38"N, 113°23'56"W

Salmon Lake State Park is locate 5 miles south of Seeley Lake on Montana 83.
Contact Information

Mailing Address:

Salmon Lake
P.O. Box 136; 2329 Highway 83 N.
Seeley Lake  MT  59868

Phone Number:

Information:  (406)677-3731
Additional Information