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It's an earthen dam, built in the early 1930s. The history behind this accomplishment is very... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Billings, Missouri
More shoreline than the Atlantic coast of the US!

Huge, really huge lake! Never crowded, many access points. The weather can get extreme, but it's... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
June P
Ashland, Montana
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This superb fishing reservoir measures 140 miles long and is considered the largest in Montana.
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  • Very good31%
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Fort Peck, MT
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Reviewed yesterday

It's an earthen dam, built in the early 1930s. The history behind this accomplishment is very interesting, and you can learn all about the constructions and the challenges building it at the Interpretive Center at the base of the dame. Worth seeing if you are...More

Thank Hobo2014
Reviewed 1 week ago

Huge, really huge lake! Never crowded, many access points. The weather can get extreme, but it's beautiful. The fishing varies, of course.

Thank June P
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Just one of Montanas beautiful spots with a lot of history behind it, There is a museum that explains a lot about how the dam was built, and it was a man made dam. The water in this dam supplies a lot of electricity to...More

Thank maryv861
Reviewed 27 September 2016

We were on a trip east along US Highway 2 and decided to detour and visit the Fort Peck State Park campground -- we were not disappointed. This park sits on the edge of a huge lake, a reservoir formed by the damming of the...More

1  Thank Mary K
Reviewed 3 August 2016

There is a nice developed campground, several areas for primitive camping, hiking, boating, fishing, kayaking. Large body of water. Gas, food, lodging, marina available. Everything you need for a vacation.

1  Thank OutdoorBoomer
Reviewed 20 July 2016

We knew we would be driving right by Fort Peck on our Montana road trip, so we decided to add the dam and reservoir to the itinerary. Was a little out of the way and had to take a gravel road to get to it,...More

2  Thank kcreig
Reviewed 28 May 2016

The dam is 4 miles long and creates a reservoir with more shoreline than the state of California! Beautiful views from the dam. We hear there's excellent fishing, though we didn't do so.

1  Thank KrisRudin
Reviewed 14 September 2015

We drove here from Glasgow, MT where we were spending the night after a long drive from Jamestown, ND. The Fort Peck Dam was built in 1933 by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. At one time it was the largest earthen dam in the...More

3  Thank rrobbinsCleveland
Reviewed 30 August 2015

We camped at Downstream Campground on Yellowstone Road. We were the only ones without a boat! This place is popular with families and for fishing. Our site was in a large open area with no privacy, but we had nice neighbors. Restrooms and showers were...More

Thank Dorrie440
Reviewed 10 August 2015

This is in a small town that has no gas station. Since it's a little off the Hi-Line, you should keep this in mind. Despite that, the lake is really beautiful and not too crowded. Definitely worth the quick trip in if you're sight seeing....More

Thank Denise R
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I would like information in camping at Rock Creek State Park at Fort Peck Lake
15 September 2016|
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Response from OutdoorBoomer | Reviewed this property |
Recreation, not rexreation!