Fort Peck Lake


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Campground Description

According to the World Almanac, Fort Peck Dam, MT is the largest embankment dam in the United States with the fifth-largest man-made reservoir. The vast size of Fort Peck Lake and its remoteness from major population centers provides a variety of high quality outdoor experiences including camping, boating, fishing, hunting, sightseeing, and wildlife viewing. This project has 19 recreation areas.Buffalo, elk, antelope, upland birds, and small game abound at this project located within the Charles M. Russell National Wildlife Refuge. The lake offers excellent fishing for Walleye, Northern Pike, Smallmouth Bass, Lake Trout, Salmon and Paddlefish. Scientists recognize this area as one of the most fossiliferous localities in the world. There are more than 400 specimens including the massive skull of a triceratops on display at the museum inside the Fort Peck power plant. This area is along the Lewis and Clark route.
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Posted by: TrailAPI on July 7, 2013
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    Campground Activities

    Fort Peck Lake provides excellent boating and fishing opportunities. Visitors also enjoy hiking, biking and hunting for deer, antelope, elk and birds in-season. Three miles of paved nature trails wind along the Missouri River and through the surrounding wooded area. This trail area is a popular birding and wildlife viewing area.

    Campground Amenities

    Drinking Water, Dump Station, Flush Toilet, Hookup - Electric, Pets OK, Playground, Showers, Vault Toilet

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    Camping Fees

    $10-$18 per night

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    Reviewed by Guest on May 4, 2010

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    Glasgow's Fort Peck Lake is a wonderful place to relax and camp. the veiws are beautiful and the dam is a very interesting place to tour.
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